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

Young and Old Together

To illustrate the innovative benefits of bringing young and old together photos in the Oklahoman (12/7/1934,pg.34) showed elder resident J.H. Brown sharing pioneer stories with orphans Joyce Mary Brown, Louis 'Budgie' Coleman and a photo of Mary Jane Miller exhibiting a rag rug children were learning make.

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