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Subject:Info from an old post of mine, Booth Memorial Hosp Polk Co Iowa
Post Date:June 02, 2005 at 12:50:52
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MISC: ORPHANAGES OF IOWA
Source -- Unknown

DES MOINES
(IN POLK COUNTY

037 BOOTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. 1966: THE BOOTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL,
2847 INDIANLA RD., 50315; A MATERNITY HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS,
SUPERVISED BY THE SALVATION ARMY, CHICAGO, IL.; CHILBIRTH
OCCURS AT IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL. 1963 TO 1958: THE
SALVATION ARMY BOOTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, SAME ADDRESS.
1937: THE SALVATION ARMY WOMEN'S HOME AND HOSPITAL, 3027
INDIANOLA RD.; A MATERNITY HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS; 92
BIRTHS IN 1935. 1920: WOMEN'S HOME AND HOSPITAL, SAME ADDRESS.
1928: THE SALVATION ARMY RESCUE HOME AND MATERNITY
HOSPITAL, SAME ADDRESS; ESTABLISHED IN 1899. SEE NOTES 017
ANDS 096. CASE HISTORY: AND ADOPTEE WAS BORN IN 1926 AT
SALVATION ARMY HOSPITAL AND WAS APPARENTLY PRIVATELY
ADOPTED IN POLK COUNTY.

048 IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL. 1979 TO 1973 ADDRESS: 716 PARNELL
AVE., 50316. 1966: THIS HOSPITAL IS USED FRO CHILDR-BIRTH BY
UNWED MOTHERS FROM BOOTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. 1958: IOWA
LUTHERAN HOSPITAL, SAME ADDRESS; A GENERAL HOSPITAL WITH
250 BEDS AND 25 BASSINETS. 1937: SAME NAME, 712 PARNELL AVE.; 398
BIRTHS IN 1935; OPENED IN 1914; OWNED BY THE IOWA CONFERENCE
OF THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, AUGUSTANA SYNOD [SEE
NOTE 007]. 1929: SAME NAME AND ADDRESS.

055 SALVATION ARMY WOMEN'S HOME, SEE BOOTH MEMORIAL
HOSPITAL.

056 STATE. 1979: STATE OF IOWA. DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES, DIVISION
OF COMMUNITY PROGRAMS. BUREAU OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES,
HOOVER BLDG., 50319; THIS IS THE LOCATION OF THE STATE
HEADQUARTERS; THE DES MOINES DISTRICT OFFICE, WHICH SERVES 8
COUNTIES, USES P.O.B. 1556 IN DES MOINES, ZIP 50306. 1978 TO 1975:
IOWA DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES, BUREAU OF FAMILY AND
CHILDREN'S SERVICES. LUCAS STATE OFFICE BLDG. [PERHAPS AT E.
12TH AND WALNUT STS.]. 50319.       
1968: STATE BOARD OF CONTROL, DEPT. OF SOCIAL WELFARE,
CHILDREN'S SERVICES DIVISION, NO ADDRESS. 1968 MAY HAVE BEEN
THE YEAR IN WHICH THE NAME WAS CHANGED FROM DEPT. OF
SOCIAL SERVICES. 1965: STATE DEPT. OF SOCIAL WELFARE , DIVISION
OF CHILD WELFARE, STATE OFFICE BLDG.: PARTICIPATES IN
INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTIONS, APPARENTLYY COEXISTS WITH THE
STATE BOARD OF CONTROL OF STATE INSTITUTIONS, CHILDREN'S
DIVISION.
1948/1947: STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WELFARE. NO ADDRESS;
COEXISTS WITH BOARD OF CONTROL OF STATE INSTITUTIONS,
CHILDREN'S DIVISION STATE CAPITOL. WHICH IS THE LARGEST
ADOPTION AGENCY IN IOWA. 1941: IOWA DEPT. OF SOCIAL WELFARE,
NO ADDRESS. 1933 CENSUS: THIS CITY HAS A COUNTY JUVENILE
HOME FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN, NO ADDRESS.
1932: STATE OF IOWA, BOARD OF CONTROL OF STATE
INSTITUTIONS, BUREAU OF CHILD WELFARE, NO ADDRESS;
CONDUCTS THE SOLDIER'S ORPHANS' HOME (DAVENPORT), JUVENILE
HOME (TOLEDO), TRAINING SCHOOL FOR BOYS (ELDORA), TRAINING
SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (MITCHELVILLE), AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS.

Sorry for the caps, but that is the way it came to me,
Hope this will help some,

James