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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Thomas Kidd, wearing eyeglasses and a suit and necktie.
Description: Newspaper clipping of prospective parents looking up at children in the windows of the orphan train. The caption reads: "The Arrival of the Babies."
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: A young Alfred Lunt dressed as Rip Van Winkle, using clothing and a musket borrowed from farm hands and leggings made of gunny sacks.
Description: Newspaper clipping titled: "The Little Darling" shows a couple holding an orphan train child as two other women look on.
Description: The front page of "The Harp", an Irish newspaper out of New York.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Newspaper clipping, copy of lithograph, of how Ripon College looked in about 1900.
Description: Headline from a reminiscence by Judge Keyes.
Description: Newspaper clipping of a man holding a small child in his arms who arrived on the orphan train for adoption. The caption is: "He Wins A Prize."
Description: Newspaper page with a composite of portraits of the First Wisconsin Cavalry veterans from the Civil War who enlisted at Ripon, Wisconsin.
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