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Friday, September 8, 2017
TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association, Inc)
Orphan Trains: History, Genealogy, Legacy with Michael Brophy

Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room G3
A short business meeting at 7:30 p.m., followed by our speaker, Michael Brophy (doors open at 7:00 pm)

Shortly after the Great Irish Famine, New York City found itself with 10,000 orphaned children living on its streets. The Orphan Train movement was founded shortly thereafter and transported 200,000+ children from New York to the Midwest and beyond. Over two million descendants live on to tell the stories of this uniquely American movement.

Michael Brophy is a nationally known, professional genealogical researcher, heir search specialist, and lecturer from the Boston area. He is a proud, long time TIARA member. Mike was featured on the Irish TV series Dead Money, a genealogy TV show about heir searchers. Mr. Brophy was hired to conduct research for the television program Who Do You Think You Are? and

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