Item No: pdcc00843
Title: Philadelphia Home for Infants
Historic Street Address:
4618 Westminster Avenue
Print and Picture Collection
One of many charitable institutions located in West Philadelphia during the Nineteenth Century, the Philadelphia Home for Infants - depicted here - was founded in 1873 as a non-sectarian institution. The purpose of the home was to care for children younger than three years old who were deemed to young to be admitted into other institutions.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler