British Home Children
Between 1870 and 1940, more than fifty child care organizations deported 100,000 alleged orphaned, abandoned, illegitimate, and impoverished children to Canada ostensibly to 'provide them with better lives than they would have had in England.'
The Cornish in Latin America
Explains why thousands of Cornish migrated to South and Central America and the Caribbean. It includes biographies, photographs, community histories and a searchable database of over 2,500 migrants.
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