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www.pier21.ca - Home Child stories found here!

www.pier21.ca - Home Child stories found here!

Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.

Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.

Barnardo's  Russell, Manitoba Training Farm - The Receiving Homes of the British Home Children Part 1

Barnardo's Russell, Manitoba Training Farm - The Receiving Homes of the British Home Children Part 1

British Home Children - My ancestor William Gallett was a British Home Child sent to Nova Scotia from Cannock Staffordshire via the Middlemore homes.

British Home Children - My ancestor William Gallett was a British Home Child sent to Nova Scotia from Cannock Staffordshire via the Middlemore homes.