1905 CHICAGO DIRECTORY

OF

ASYLUMS AND HOMES



Updated information with institution closing dates and addresses from 1984 are from

"Searching In Illinois - A Reference Guide to Public & Private Records"
by Gayle Beckstead & Mary Lou Kogub, 1984

Transcribed by Judy Anderson and Kim Torp




AMERICAN HOME FINDING ASSN. HOME

3235 Forest av.


BETHESDA HOME FOR THE AGED

30 Belden ct.


BEULAH HOME and MATERNITY HOSPITAL
Read Story about the Beulah Home Operator Rev. Brooks

959 N. Clark

Alternate address: 2144 N Clark St
(a few doors down from the St. Valentine's Day Massacre location)


CATHEDRAL MISSION HOUSE AND DISPENSARY

215 Washington Boul.


CHICAGO DAILY NEWS FRESH AIR SANITARIUM

City office, 123, 5th av. Sanitarium,

foot of Fullerton av., Lincoln Park


CHICAGO HOME FOR INCURABLES

Ellis av. ne. cor. 56th


CHICAGO HOME FOR JEWISH ORPHANS

Drexel av. sw. cor. 62d.
*(
Closed down before 1933)*


CHICAGO HOME FOR THE FRIENDLESS

5059 Vincennes av.
*(Closed down before 1948)*


CHICAGO INDUSTRIAL HOME FOR CHILDREN

office 14 N. May
*(Closed down before 1933)*


CHICAGO INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
*(aka St. Mary's Training School)*
*(Closed down before 1944)*

4900 Prairie av.


CHICAGO MUNICIPAL LODGING HOUSE

12 N. Union


CHICAGO NURSERY AND HALF ORPHAN ASYLUM

855 N. Halsted and 175 Burling
*[
1984 Address: 2801 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, 60625]*


CHICAGO ORPHAN ASYLUM

5120 South Park av.
*(Closed down before 1947)*


CHICAGO REFUGE FOR GIRLS

5024 Indiana av.
*(Closed down before 1948)*


CHICAGO REFUGE HOME FOR WOMEN

664 Grand av.


CHURCH HOME FOR AGED PERSONS

4327 Ellis av.


COOK COUNTY INSANE ASYLUM

6400 Irving Park Road (corner of Irving Park and Narragansett)
Located at Dunning, Ill.


COOK COUNTY POORHOUSE

6400 Irving Park Road (corner of Irving Park and Narragansett)
Dunning P. O.


DANISH LUTHERAN ORPHANS' HOME

1183 N. Maplewood av.
*(
Closed down before 1933)*


DANISH OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

Walnut av. cor. Clarendon


DANISH YOUNG PEOPLE'S HOME

3544 Wabash av. and 3925 Michigan av.


ENGLEWOOD INFANT NURSERY

6516 Perry av.


EPHETA MISSION FOR DEAF MUTES

409 S. May


FLORENCE CRITTENTON ANCHORAGE

2615 Indiana av.


FOUNDLINGS' HOME

114 S. Wood nr. W. Madison


GERMAN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

Oak Park. (Altenheim P.O.) Cook County


GUARDIAN ANGEL GERMAN (R.C.) ORPHAN ASYLUM

401 Devon av.
*(aka Angel Guardian Orphanage)*
*[
1984 Address: 2001 W. Devon Ave, Chicago, 60659]*


HOME FOR AGED AND INFIRM COLORED PEOPLE

610 W. Garfield boul.


HOME FOR AGED JEWS

Drexel av. cor. 62d.


HOME FOR THE AGED

W. Harrison cor. Throop;Sheffield av. sw. cor. Fullerton av.,

and 5148 Prairie av.


HOME FOR CONVALESCENT WOMEN AND CHILDREN

521 W. Adams


HOME FOR DESTITUTE CRIPPLED CHILDREN

46 Park av.

Pres., James H. Eckels; V. Pres., Colin C. H. Fyffe;

Sec., Mrs. Albert W. Holmes, 1890 Carmen av.

Treas., W. W. Gurley


HOME FOR JEWISH FRIENDLESS AND WORKING GIRLS

Ellis av. cor. 53d.


HOME FOR MISSIONARIES' CHILDREN

Morgan Park


HOUSE OF MERCY (for young women)

2834 Wabash av.


HOUSE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Racine av. bet. Grace and Byron
*(
1984 Address: 1126 W. Grace St. Chicago, 60613)*


ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

South Evanston

Chicago office, 1037, 79 Dearborn


ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL HOME FOR THE BLIND

Marshall boul. s. of W. 19th.


ILLINOIS MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOL FARM

Glenwood, Ill.

Chicago office, 113 Adams


ILLINOIS MASONIC ORPHANS' HOME

447 Carroll av. cor. Sheldon


ILLINOIS WOMEN'S SOLDIERS' HOME

188, 41st.


JACKSON PARK SANITARIUM

64th and the Lake


LIFE BOAT REST FOR GIRLS

472 State


MARKS NATHAN JEWISH ORPHANS HOME

Wood nr. Division
*(
Closed before 1933)*


MARTHA WASHINGTON HOME

Irving Park boul. cor. Western av., Lake View


METHODIST EPISCOPAL OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

975 Foster av.


MISSION OF OUR LADY OF MERCY

363 W. Jackson boul.
*(
1984 Address: 1142 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, 60607)*


NEWS-BOYS' & BOOT-BLACKS' HOME

1418 Wabash av.


NORWEGIAN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

Avondale av. sw. cor. Ceylon


OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

Indiana av. nw. cor. Thirty-ninth


ORTHODOX JEWISH HOME FOR THE AGED

Albany av. cor. ogden av.


PRESBYTERIAN HOME FOR THE AGED

323 Oakwood boul.


ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL AND ORPHANAGE

28 Frankfort


ST. CHARLES HOME AND SCHOOL FOR BOYS

St. Charles, Ill.

Chicago office, 625, 79 Dearborn


ST. JOSEPH POLISH CATHOLIC ORPHAN ASYLUM

1196 N. 44th ct.


ST. JOSEPH PROVIDENT ORPHAN ASYLUM

N. 40th av. bet. W. Diversey av. and W. Belmont av.


ST. JOSEPH'S HOME FOR AGED AND CRIPPLED

Schubert cor. Hamlin av.


ST. JOSEPH'S HOME FOR THE FRIENDLESS

409 S. May
*[
1984 Address: 739 E. 35th St., Chicago, 60616]*


ST. JOSEPH'S ORPHAN ASYLUM

35th cor. Lake av.


ST. MARY'S HOME FOR CHILDREN - Episcopal

1251 W. Jackson boul.


ST. MARY'S TRAINING SCHOOL FOR BOYS

Freehanville, Cook Co., Ill.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL HOME FOR HOMELESS BOYS

481 Wabash av.


ST. VINCENT'S INFANT ASYLUM AND MATERNITY HOSPITAL

191 Lasalle av.
*[
Closed before 1972]*


ST. VINCENT'S ORPHAN ASYLUM

Schubert cor. Hamlin av.


STAR OF HOPE MISSION HOME

110 S. Green


UHLICH EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN ORPHAN ASYLUM

221 Burling nw. cor. Center


WASHINGTONIAN HOME

566 to 572 W. Madison


WESTERN GERMAN BAPTIST OLD PEOPLE'S HOME

1006 N. Spaulding av.


WILLIAM RAYMOND CHAMPLIN MEMORIAL HOME FOR BOYS

515 W. Adams


WOMEN'S MODEL LODGING HOUSE

10 Eldredge pl.

WORKING MEN'S HOME AND MEDICAL MISSION

1341 State


YOUNG WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN HOME

422 Washington boul.




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