Orphan Society of Philadelphia records

The Orphan Society of Philadelphia, a privately supported institution, was founded in 1814. In March 1815, the Society began operations and soon was caring for twenty-five orphans in a rented house on Market Street, west of Broad Street. Most of the original orphans were children who were moved fr...

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Collection: Orphan Society of Philadelphia Records
Collection Number: 1913
Corporate Authors: Orphan Society of Philadelphia (Creator)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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