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Porter writes to the Home to ask if it accepts illegitimate children, clarifying "say 3 or 4 of one woman that had since 15 years old." She asks to remain anonymous, and says that she will come to Louisville with her father Mr. N. U. Gould and…

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Weller writes to Ms. Mary Roberts regarding her son, Dr. H. H. Roberts, and his letter requesting a boy to adopt for her. She specified a boy between 10 and 12 years old, and Mary Hollingsworth selected Benjamin Messer, born 21 Dec 1883. Weller says…

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Lizzie Hensley writes to the Home regarding her two children, Fannie and Thomas. She states that they were in the Home Mission at Henderson, but when she asked about them, was told that they were sent to Louisville. She says the mission told her they…

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Lizzie Hensley writes to the Home regarding her two children, Fannie and Thomas. She states that they were in the Home Mission at Henderson, but when she asked about them, was told that they were sent to Louisville. She says the mission told her they…

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Lizzie Hensley writes to the Home regarding her two children, Fannie and Thomas. She states that they were in the Home Mission at Henderson, but when she asked about them, was told that they were sent to Louisville. She says the mission told her they…

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Lizzie Hensley writes to the Home regarding her two children, Fannie and Thomas. She states that they were in the Home Mission at Henderson, but when she asked about them, was told that they were sent to Louisville. She says the mission told her they…

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Adamson writes to the Home regarding a young girl (aged 12 or 14, she doesn't know) in her class who is a "half orphan" and whose father is very poor. She hopes to have the girl placed in the Home, as she is currently expected to help raise her two…

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Peter writes (seemingly in response) to Weller regarding an unnamed orphan who has been mistreated in the area. He says that he has spoken to Mr. Stakey and Mr. Snyder, who knew nothing of the "Boy's care." He goes on to say that he went to a…

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Julius Price, Sr., president of Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Company, surrounded by three African-American Boy Scouts and two African-American Cub Scouts from the Shawnee District in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Front view of the Louisville district office on 38th & Broadway.
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