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Children's Homes and Institutions in Arkansas, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • Masonic Orphans' Home, Batesville
    (1905; Masonic Grand Lodge of Arkansas; Masons' destitute orphan children; 17M/24F)
  • Orphans' Home, 615 North Nineteenth Street, Fort Smith
    (1900; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children; 25M+F)
  • Ophelia Polk Moore Memorial Home, Helena
    (1892; Private association; Orphan and dependent children; 10M/9F)
  • St John's Orphan Asylum, Helena
    (By 1910; Protestant Episcopal Church; Orphan children)
  • Industrial and Training School, Hot Springs
    (1896; Private corporation; Homeless and destitute children; 33M/33F)
  • St Joseph's Orphanage, Levy
    (1909; Sisters of St Benedict; Orphan and neglected children; 42M/37F)
  • Children's Home, 416 East Fifth Street, Little Rock
    (1886; Private corporation; Orphan children)
  • Arkansas Methodist Orphanage, Sixteenth and Elm Streets, Little Rock
    (1899; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Orphan children under 14; 10M/21F)
  • Arkansas Baptist Orphans' Home, Monticello
    (1896; Baptist churches of Arkansas; Orphan children under 13; 12M/16F)
  • Baptist Orphans' Home, Texarkana
    (1907; Landmark Baptist Church; Orphan children; 5M/15F)