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{{ImmDCleft}}<br><br><br><br><br> <br>   === Online Resources === *[http://iagenweb.org/history/orphans/riders/index.htm Orphan Train Riders to Iowa]
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Most overseas immigrants came through east coast ports, especially New York. They then proceeded by railway inland to Kansas. Some earlier immigrants landed at the port of New Orleans and then took steamboats upriver to Kansas. The Family History Library and the National Archives have passenger lists or indexes of American ports for 1820 to 1940.
*Carman, J. Neale. ''Foreign-Language Units of Kansas. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1962''. ({{FHL|173296|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 978.1 F2c vol. 1.) Volume 1 is Historical Atlas and Statistics.}}
Records of major ethnic groups, including Czechs, Swedes, and Mennonites from Russia, are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog under KANSAS - MINORITIES. Other sources are listed under KANSAS - EMIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION. Records of American Indians are listed under KANSAS - NATIVE RACES and in the Subject Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under the names of the tribe.<br>
=== Websites ===
[http://www.orphantraindepot.com org/ '''National Orphan Train Complex''']<br>300 Washington Street<br>P.O. Box 322<br>Concordia, Kansas 66901<br>Telephone: 785-243-4471&nbsp;
Many children came to Kansas on the "orphan trains." The Orphan Train Complex, centered in Kansas, is dedicated to preserving the stories and artifacts of those who were part of the Orphan Train Movement from 1854-1929
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