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Children's Homes and Institutions in Nebraska, USA

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

  • St James' Orphanage, Orphanage Avenue, Benson
    (1874; Sisters of Mercy; Orphan and dependent children; 70M/51F)
  • Lutheran Orphan Home, 1544 Military Avenue, Fremont
    (1892; Missouri Synod; Homeless and dependent children; 2M/3F)
  • Christian Orphans' Home, R.D. 3, Holdredge
    (1889; Private corporation; Orphan children; 39M/17F)
  • Detention Home, 746 Rose Street, Lincoln
    (1907; County of Lancaster; Dependent, neglected, and delinquent children; 49M/88F)
  • State Public School, 944 H Street, Lincoln
    (1881; State of Nebraska; Mentally sound, dependent children under 16; 73M/54F)
  • St Thomas' Orphanage, Lincoln
    (1904; Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns); Catholic orphan and dependent children; 45M/20F)
  • Child Saving Institute, Forty-second and Jackson Streets, Omaha
    (1896; Private corporation; Dependent and neglected children; 23M/18F)
  • Bethlehem Children's Home, Thirty-fourth Street and Fowler Avenue, Omaha
    (1901; Lutheran Augustan Synod; Swedish orphan children; 6M/14F)
  • Mothers' Jewels' Home, York
    (1890; Woman's Home Missionary Society, M. E. Church; Orphan children; 37M/37F)