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The Orphan Train Movement was responsible for relocating thousands of children from large eastern cities to rural areas and can be seen as the forerunner to today's foster care system.
foster home care;history of medicine;Kansas
Orphan Train; Kansas; History of Medicine
Medical Humanities | Public Health Education and Promotion
Schremmer, Robert and Knapp, Jane F. MD, "The Orphan Train Movement and its Influence on Child Welfare Policy in Kansas" (2014). Posters. 3.