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Iowa Orphanages, Children's Homes & Nurseries

Name & Location of Institution
Orphanages, Children's Homes & Nurseries
Supervised & Maintained by Specific object of institution Sex of children received Year when founded
Boys & Girls' Home
West Second & Kansas streets
Sioux City, Iowa
Private corporation Care of dependent children. Both 1894
Children's Home
Tabor, Iowa
Hephzibah Faith Missionary Association Care of homeless & friendless children. Both 1892
The Creche
Ninth avenue & Third street
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Associated Charities Care of children of working mothers. Both 1901
Danish Lutheran Orphans' Home
Elkhorn, Iowa
United Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church Care of orphans & half orphans of Danish parentage. Both 1892
Des Moines Home for Friendless Children
2018 High street
Des Moines, Iowa
Private corporation Care of needy children. Both 1889
Evangelical Lutheran Orphans' Home
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Evangelical Lutheran Home Finding Society Care of orphan & homeless children. Both 1901
Evangelical Lutheran Orphans' Home
Waverly, Iowa
Evangelical Lutheran Orphan Society Care of orphan & destitute children Both 1863
Iowa Children's Home
2340 East Ninth street
Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Children's Home Society Care of homeless & destitute children. Both 1888
Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home
Davenport, Iowa
State of Iowa Care of children of destitute or invalid soldiers. Both 1863
Roadside Settlement Day Nursery
720 Mulberry street
Des Moines, Iowa
Roadside Settlement House Association Care of children of working mothers. Both 1896
St. Mary's Orphanage
Dubuque, Iowa
Sisters of St. Francis Care of orphan & destitute children Both 1879
St. Vincent's Home
Davenport, Iowa
Sisters of the Holy Humility of Mary Care of orphans. Both 1896
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Orphans' Home
Stanton, Iowa
Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Care of orphan & friendless children. Both 1881
Unite Norwegian Lutheran Orphans' Home
Beloit, Iowa
United Norwegian Lutheran Church Care of destitute and other needy children. Both 1890

[Benevolent Institutions, 1904, Orphanages, Children's Homes & Nurseries; transcribed by Cathy Danielson]


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