Children's Homes and Institutions in West Virginia, USA

(With date of founding, operator, class of children received, and number of male/female inmates in given year.)

  • Davis Child's Shelter, 1118 Washington Street, Charleston
    (1896; Children's Home Society of West Virginia; Homeless children from 1 to 12; 1910:11M/14F)
  • Elkins Children's Home, Elkins
    (1899; West Virginia Humane Society; Orphan, dependent, neglected, and homeless children; 1910:48M+F)
  • St Vincent's Home, Elm Grove
    (1887; Sisters ofSt Joseph; Orphan girls from 3 to 12; 1910:92F)
  • St John's Home, Elm Grove
    (1888; Sisters ofSt Joseph; Orphan boys; 1910:65M)
  • Manual Training School, Elm Grove
    (1904; Xaverian Brothers; Orphan boys over 10; 1910:7M)
  • Colored Orphans' Home, R. D. 2, Huntington
    (1900; Private corporation; Orphan and abandoned children; 1910:47M/27F)
  • Henry Logan Children's Home, 2406 Murdock Avenue, Parkersburg
    (1885; Private corporation; Destitute and friendless children:)
  • St Alphonsus Orphan Asylum, 2126 Market Street, Wheeling
    (1890; Sisters of Divine Providence; Orphan and neglected children; 1910:9M/8F)
  • Children's Home, Woodsdale., Wheeling
    (1870; Private corporation; Destitute and friendless children; 1910:79M+F)