Neat Footage From Circa 1920 Depicting Lives Of British Girls At Peterborough Orphanage

This silent film, The Tide Of Immigration from Library and Archives Canada, is a compilation of various newsreels produced from 1919 to 1921 depicting the lives of immigrants in Canada. The final story in the film (starts at the 7:27 mark) is set right here in Peterborough, and introduces us to British girls living at Hazel Brae, an orphanage founded by Dr. Thomas Barnardo for homeless or destitute English children.


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