The Story of US Orphanages






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The orphanages are listed by state and include, where known, the organisation which founded the home (in brackets), and the date the home was established.




Arkansas Baptist Orphans’ Home, Monticello (Arkansas Baptist Church) Est 1896


Arkansas Methodist Orphanage, Little Rock (Methodist Episcopal Church) Est. 1859


Children’s Home, East Fifth Street, Little Rock (private corporation) Est. 1886


Children’s Home, Nineteenth Street, Fort Smith (Children’s Home Board) Est. 1901


Industrial and Training School, Hot Springs. (private corporation) Est.1895 what is an industrial school?