Philadelphia Home for Infants

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00843
Title: Philadelphia Home for Infants
Historic Street Address: 4618 Westminster Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: 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.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.214729
Geocode Latitude:39.969191

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler