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Banner: Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience

The Documentary TrailTraces of the PastFind an Immigrant
Free From Local Prejudice
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A Depressing Period

Home Children

by Ellen Scheinberg, historian, and Angèle Alain, Library and Archives Canada

Bagnall, Kenneth. The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2001.

Corbett, Gail H. Nation Builders: Barnardo Children in Canada. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2002.

Gilchrist, James S. Marchmont: Distributing Home, Belleville, Ontario, 1870-1925. Belleville, Ont.: Epic Press, 2003.

Harrison, Phyllis. The Home Children: Their Personal Stories. Toronto: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishers, 2003.

Parr, Joy. Labouring Children: British Immigrant Apprentices to Canada, 1869-1924. Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1980.

Kohli, Marjorie. The Golden Bridge: Young Immigrants to Canada, 1833-1939. Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2003.

Staples, Michael Anthony. Middlemore Memories: Tales of the British Home Children. Fredericton, N.B.: M.A. Staples, 2003.

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