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Re: A place for Orphans 1850's on
Posted by: Diane G. Date: December 18, 2001 at 02:35:47
In Reply to: A place for Orphans 1850's on by Heather Ruff of 52206

Below is a partial list of some Orphan's Asylums and Homes from 1923, Chicago. If you know which county, you can check to see if an earlier directory for that county may have been microfilmed.

Chicago Illinois Directory, 1923, page 161 (partial list)


American Boarding Home for Aged Ladies, 1943 Lawrence av., Emma S. FOLLETT, mgr.

Angel Guardian Orphanage, 2001 Devon av.

Augustana Central Home, 2340 N. LaSalle.

Augustana Home for the Aged, 7540 Stoney Island av, Rev. J. N. BRANDELL, supt.

Augustana Women's Home, Matilda CARLSON matron, 1207 E. 54th.

Bacon Home for Missionaries Children, 11016 S. Irving av.

Bethany Home for Young Women, 82? (maybe 824) Center, Christina JACHUM, matron.

Bethany Home of the Swedish M. E. Church, 5015 N. Paulina, Rev. Nels P. GLEMAKER, supt.

Bohemian Old People's Home and Orphan Asylums, 5061 N. Crawford av., John PATAK, supt.

Boy's Shelter Club, 4802 Dorchester av., Edward L. BRADLEY, supt.

Chicago Christian Industrial Home, 6737 Wentworth av.

Chicago Deaconess Home, 22 W. Erie, Flora A. SORBER, supt.

Chicago Foundling's Home, 15 S. Wood, Wm. FRANCIS, pres; Frances C. SHIPMAN, sec-supt.

Chicago Home for Convalescent Women and Children, 1516 Adams, Florence M. STEWART, supt.

Chicago Home for Girls, 5034 Indiana av., Cynthia EMBREE, supt.

Chicago Home for Incurables, 553? Ellis av, Frank D. MITCHELL, supt.

Chicago Home for Jewish Orphans, 6208 Drexel av., Leopold DEUTELBAUM, supt.

Chicago Home for the Friendless, 505? Vincennes av., Margaret DAILEY, supt.

Chicago Industrial Home for Children, 1132 Washington bl., Rev. J. D. KELSEY, pres; Rev. W. P. FERRIES, treas. supt.

Chicago Orphan Asylum, 5120 So. Park av., Emily W. SMYTHE, supt.

Chicago Woman's Shelter, Dr. Jean T. ZIMMERMAN, gen. supt; 1356 Monroe.

Christian Women's Home, 3334 Warren av.

Church Home for Aged Persons, 5443 Ingleside av., Rosalie G. SMITH, supt.

Danish Home, 3935 S. Michigan av., Operated by Danish Peoples Society.

Danish Lutheran Orphan Home, 332? (maybe 3320) Evergreen av., P. L. LUND, supt.

Danish Old People's Home, Andrew LARSEN, supt; 6809 Harlbut.

Deaconess Home; 3266 Cortland.

Ephpheta School for the Deaf, 3150 N. Crawford av., Sarah C. MELON, pres-supt.

Escher Home for Girls, 1906 Prairie av.

Evangelical Deconess Home, 5421 S. Morgan, Rev. Fedk. WEBER, supt.

Florence Crittenton Anchorage, 261? (maybe 2616) Indiana av., Mrs. N. M. LAYTON, supt.

Frances Juvenile Home, 433 E. 42d.

German Baptist Old People's Home, 1851 N. Spaulding av., Rev. C. A. DANIEL, pres.

Glenwood Manual Training School, 127 N. Dearborn, Leo A. PHILLIPS, supt.

Guradian Angel Home for Working Girls, 46?0 (maybe 4600) Gross av.

Holland Old People's Home, 284 (?or maybe 2841) W. 107th pl., Alida BOELE, supt.

Home for Aged Colored People, 4430 (or possibly 4439) Vincennes av., Mrs. L. E. HOLLINGSWORTH, supt.

Home for Aged Jews, 6140 Drexel av.

Home for Convalescent Girls, 1708 N. La Salle.

Home for Destitute Crippled Children 1653 Park av., Mrs. Harriet M. PHILLIPS, supt.

Home for the Aged, 1255 Harrison and 5148 Prairie av. Conducted by the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Home of the Congregation of the Resurection, 2249 N. Lockwood av.

(end of my copy)
Chicago Directory, 1923, page 162 (partial list)

Marcy Elizabeth E. Home, 1335 Newberry av., Anna HEISTED, supt.

Marks Nathan Jewish Orphan Home, 1550 S. Albany av.

Mercy Home, 2834 S. Wabash av., Sisters of Mercy in charge.

Mercy Orphan Home, 2537 Prairie av.

Methodist Episcopal Old People's Home, 1415 Foster av., Mrs. W. A. PHILLIPS, supt.

Misericordia home for Infants, 2916 W. 47th. Sister Mary LINDMAN, supt.

Morgan Park Industrial School for Girls, 107th and Prospect av., Helen VOIGHTMANN, supt.

Morgan Park Manual Training School for Boys, 107th and Prospect av., Helen VOIGHTMANN, supt.

Mt. Carmel Welfare Institution, 2839 S. Dearborn, Rev. Richd. JOHNSON, pres.

Norwegian-Danish M. E. Deaconess and Woman's Home, 1856 N. Sawyer av., Emma LINDER?D, (possibly LINDERUD or LINDERND), supt.

Norwegian Lutheran Bethesda Home Assn, 2244 Haddon av., Marie RAGSTAD, supt.

Norwegian Old Peoples Home, 6016 Nina av., Matilda ELSTAD, supt.

Norwegian & Danish Young Women's Christian Home, 2137 Point.

Old People's Home of the City of Chicago, 4724 Vincennes av., Office 233 S. La Salle, Mrs. Natalie R. DUFF, supt.

Orthodox Jewish Home for the Aged, 1648 S. Albany av.

Phyllis Wheatley Home, 3256 Rhodes av., Mrs. L. C. MITCHELL, supt.

Presbyterian Home The, 17 N. State, R. 1811, Rev. W. S. PLUMER BRYAN, pres.

Protestant Children's Home, 6323 Yale av.

Pullman Co. Conductors Home, 3138 Lake Park av., Walter ODOM, custodian.

Rest Cottage Home, 2637 (or possible 2687) Prairie av., Miss I. G. SOLOMON, supt.

Resthaven Home, 4401 Grand bl., Mrs. M. GORDON, supt.

Ruth Home for Working Girls, 6001 Indiana av., Mrs. Mathilda LEVY, supt.

St. Augustine's Home for the Aged, Fullerton and Sheffield avs.

St. Benedicts Home for the Aged, 1718 W. 18th pl.

St. Bernards Orphans Home, 1917-19 N. Hoyne av.

St. Joseph's Catholic Home for the Friendless, 739 E. 35th. Andrew ?. LYNCH, pres.

St. Joseph's Home for Girls, 840 Montrose av., Madeline SEYMOUR, principal.

St. Joseph's Home for the Aged & Crippled Men & Women, Franciscan Sisters in charge, 2649 N. Hamlin av.

St. Joseph's Home for Working Girls, 1100 S. May.

St. Margaret's Home, 2501 Monroe, Amelia I. McDONNELL, supt.

St. Mary's Home for Children, 2822 Jackson bl., Sister Eliz. CLEMENT, sec.

St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital; 721 N. La Salle.

Salvation Army Industrial Homes, 1325 Congress and 6200 Wentworth av.

Salvation Army Women's Home and Hospital; 1332 N. La Salle.

Scottish Old People's Home of the Ill. St. Andrew Society, 122 S. Michigan av., R. 1615. Mrs Cora J. CUMMINGS, supt.

Slovak Workers Home, 2147 Chicago av.

Swedish Baptist Home for the Aged, 11404 S. Irving av., Rev. Chas. PALM, supt.

Swedish Covenant Home of Mercy, 2749 Foster av., Rev. C. J. Andrews, supt.

Uhlich Ev. Luth. Orphan Asylum, 2014 Burling, Minna PFEIFNER, supt.

Vincennes Home The, 3912 Vincennes av.

Volunteer Rescue Army, 3627 Grand av.

Washington Home, 2318 Irving Park bl.

Wesley Susanna Home, 3143 S. Michigan av., Mrs. C. AGNELL, supt.

(end of my copy)

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