Alicia Esteve Head

September 11, 2001 in New York City... There are days that will live on in the mind of those that lived through them. No matter where you were, if you were alive, you probably remember what you were doing the morning of 9/11. Alicia Esteve Head, who went by Tania, said that she was in … Continue reading Alicia Esteve Head

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The Orphan Trains

From 1854-1929, Orphan Trains carried orphaned and homeless children from overcrowded eastern cities, such as New York City, to foster homes in the rural midwest. Approximately 200,000 children traveled to new homes during this time. In the 1850s, there were approximately 30,000 homeless or abandoned children in New York City alone. The population of the … Continue reading The Orphan Trains