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100 Years Ago in Photos: A Look Back at 1919

The Atlantic Logo The Atlantic | Slide 3 of 37: Years of war and famine drove families in Petrograd, Russia, to place their children in the hands of caretakers outside the city, and the Petrograd Children's Colony was formed, administered by the American Red Cross. More than 800 children were repeatedly moved eastward toward safety, some of them photographed here in Turgoyak, Siberia, in October 1919.

Years of war and famine drove families in Petrograd, Russia, to place their children in the hands of caretakers outside the city, and the Petrograd Children's Colony was formed, administered by the American Red Cross. More than 800 children were repeatedly moved eastward toward safety, some of them photographed here in Turgoyak, Siberia, in October 1919.
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