A website offering information on U.S. Jewish orphanages has been updated.
HNOH-Jewish Orphanages additions include:
The Welcome Page: A link to "Adoption Agencies, Orphanages and Maternity Homes: An Historical Directory." Volumes 1 and 2 are searchable, listing all U.S. and Canadian orphanages of all religious, ethnic, fraternal and governmental auspices.
Photo Album Page: Correction to the 1939-1940 Bar Mitzvah photo.
Memorial Page: Dates and names added.
Pride of Judea Page: Link to a Pride of Judea Video, circa 1955
Jewish Orphanage Page: Bellfaire URL correction, HOA Finding Aids for Orphanages,new URL for Home for Destitute Jewish Children
Alumni Search Page: New search requests for Shield of David, Bronx, NY; Bellfaire Children's Home, Chicago, IL; Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Brooklyn, NY
Orphans & Foundling Burials Page: Four new foundling burials listed in the Deborah Nursery Plot, Bayside Cemetery
Federal & State Census Page: (four new Federal Censuses added) 1900 Helping Hand Temporary Home for Destitute Jewish Children,Roxbury, MA (63 names); 1910 Helping Hand Temporary Home for Destitute Jewish Children, Roxbury, MA (76 names); 1920 Home for Destitute Jewish Children Dorchester, MA (176 names);
1930 Home for Destitute Jewish Children Dorchester, MA (106 names).
Jewish Resources Page: New URLs corrected/added.
Other Resources Page: New URLs corrected/added.
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