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Buffalo's Orphan Asylum
Castle Orphan Asylum
Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NYC
Bronx Saloon: c. 1908 (street sign reads Kingsbridge Road?) - Bronx, New York
notes pinned to babies left on the doorstep of the Catholic orphan asylums in Manhattan, 1880s
Built in 1875, the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in Baltimore, Maryland
Tanning babies at the Chicago Orphan Asylum, 1925. The practice was used to offset rickets during the winter months.
"They said father didn't keep his Life Insurance paid up..." Johnny gets sold to the orphan asylum.
West Park Asylum
Before 1942, American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to simply placing a hand over the heart. - (This so surprised me.)