Saint Joseph's Industrial School and Orphanage, and later Home for the Aged, Bethany, Oklahoma.

It opened in 1912 and by the time it closed in the 1965 several thousand children, and aged, had been cared for by the facility.

Friday, November 30, 2012

The Sisters (1920)

On the 1920 U.S. Federal Census the following were listed as heads of the St. Joseph Orphanage 'household':

Sister Raphael, 33, b. Colorado
Sister Mary Anthony, 42, b. Tenn
Sister Mary Ambrose, 37, b. Kansas
Sister Patricia, 38, b. Ireland
Sister Augustine, 47, b. Ireland

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