THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH FOSTER HOME AND ORPHAN ASYLUM OF PHILADELPHIA, 1855-1905.

Fleischman, S. M.

Published by [Philadelphia] Board Of Managers [Jewish Foster Home And Orphan Asylum Of Philadelphia], 1906
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Original Publishers Boards. 8vo. 147 pages. [20] leaves of plates. 24cm. First edition. Samuel Fleishman s history of the growth and charitable success of The Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum. "Published . As a Souvenir of the Jubilee Celebration, Sunday, April 30, 1905." (Title Page) The Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum was founded in 1855 and later incorporated into the Juvenile Aid Society of Philadelphia. "From its humble beginnings caring for five children at 799 North Eleventh Street, the Home continued to grow. By 1901, it had moved to its permanent location at Church Lane (Mill Street) near Chew Street in Germantown. Its name changed to the Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum of Philadelphia. The Home housed one hundred and twenty-five children, and employed a staff which included a superintendent, matron, governess, seamstress, gardener, engineer, cook, Hebrew teacher, music and gymnastics instructor, physician, and dentist. Children were admitted from six to ten years old and remained in the institution's care until they turned sixteen. " (Philadelphia Jewish Archives) Subjects: Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. Jewish foster home and orphan asylum of Philadelphia. OCLC lists 20 copies worldwide. Ex-Library with usual markings. Edgewear to papered boards. Hinges starting. Good condition. (AMR-43-24) Pr Amr4, (hg). Bookseller Inventory # 31459

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Title: THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH FOSTER HOME AND ...

Publisher: [Philadelphia] Board Of Managers [Jewish Foster Home And Orphan Asylum Of Philadelphia]

Publication Date: 1906

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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