There is some information on the Genealogy in St Louis website at this webpage:http://genealogyinstlouis.accessgenealogy.com/greenwood.htm
You can complete a research request form for The State Historical Society of Missouri at this webpage:http://shs.umsystem.edu/research/requestform.php
The Journal of Committments to House of Refuge 1854-1899 is among the Special Collections at the St Louis County Library. This link is to their collections on microfiche, microfilm and CD:http://www.slcl.org/sites/default/files/shared-files/rg_st_l...
This webpage tells you how to make a research request to the St Louis County Library:http://www.slcl.org/genealogy-and-local-history/services
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