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Re: House of Refuge

Posted: 16 Apr 2013 6:50AM GMT
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For a brief historical sketch of the House of Refuge, see (click the magnifying glass at the bottom of the page to zoom in; then scroll down and use the zoom option at the bottom).

The Missouri History Museum Archives holds a journal of commitments to the House of Refuge:

Saint Louis, Missouri, House of Refuge.
Journal of commitments, 1854-1899. 1 volume
The House of Refuge in St. Louis was the city children's home for indigent, orphaned, and delinquent children.
Cite as: Saint Louis, Missouri, House of Refuge Journal of Commitments, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

This volume is indexed on the St. Louis Genealogical Society's website:

If you find a name in this index that interests you, contact me to request a photocopy.

Dennis Northcott
Missouri History Museum Archives
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