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Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 21 Jun 2002 4:28PM GMT
Edited: 31 Aug 2004 3:57AM GMT

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 27 Jan 2003 1:21AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Jun 2006 1:24PM GMT
There was an orphanage in Atlanta, Ga and I believe the name was Atlanta Children's Home. I was there as a child. I have contacted govt. agencies and they say if there were records, they have been destroyed as it was so long ago. I was there somewhere in the time between 1946-1949. If you have information about the name, address or whom to contact for further information, it would be greatly appreciated. Judy

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 28 Jan 2003 4:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Feb 2003 5:14PM GMT
Surnames: Orphange homes- Atlanta, Georgia
I believe that is the same place my children
were when I had to have surgery. I know i took them over on
the city transportation. they were there in 1963 or 1962
, I don't remeber the date, Why don't you check with the Atlanta History Center , I don't have the number in front of
me , but, it is in the Atlanta, Ga. directory. it is located in Buckhead, Ga. Good Luck, Frances

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 28 Jan 2003 4:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Dec 2004 11:24PM GMT
Frances, Do you remember where in Buckhead it was. Do you happen to remember the road or street it was on. Instead of Buckhead, could it have been on Bankhead Rd? I was looking for it many years ago and an old black man told me it had just been torn down. They built a huge high school there on Bankhead or off Bankhead. Of course, there was nothing left to identify it in an way. Was it a large wooden building with all kinds of swings, slides and merry go round with huge trees outside? Pictures that I have show some of these things. Please email me at judykwilson@adelphia.net or just give me a call at 770-479-2383. Would appreciate anything else that you might can remember. Sincerely, Judy

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 9 Feb 2009 1:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
There was a home in Atlanta at 1011 Cleburn Avenue that was torn down in the late 60s and a new home built. Possibly this is the location you are looking for. The name was Southern Christian Home. Hope this helps.

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 12 May 2009 5:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 May 2009 12:42PM GMT
My mother was in one there around the same time. She took our family to vist sometime in the 60's. She was an older child. Her last year was around May 1942, that's when she married my dad at the age of 15. I know I've got a picture somewhere, I'll try to find it.

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 10 Jul 2009 4:38AM GMT
Classification: Query
Judy, I was there in l952/53. I'm having trouble finding any articles about it also. Please let me know if you hear anything. thanks vicki

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 7:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
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Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 16 Aug 2011 4:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: vicki4848@yahoo.com
My siblings and I were ar The Atlanta Childrens Home in 1953-1955. I cannot find any record of it either.

Re: Orphanage homes--Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 16 Aug 2011 4:30AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: vicki4848@yahoo.com
My siblings and I were ar The Atlanta Childrens Home in 1953-1955. I cannot find any record of it either.
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