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On display in the museum are many artifacts donated by family members of orphan train riders.  Among them are priceless photographs of those children who made Louisiana their home by virtue of their railway voyage.

Sister Mary James Fabacher
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Mary James Fabacher, age 2,
shown with her foster father.

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Sister Fabacher later in life



Alice Kearns Bernard
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Bernard, (shown at age 3)
shortly after her arrival in 1919.

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Bernard in recent years
at the 2007 centennial celebration.



The only know living survivor of the Orphan Trains is Alice Kearns Bernard. Raised by Constance and Auguste Geoffery of Erath, LA, Mrs. Bernard has called Louisiana home since her arrival in 1919.
 
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