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Orphanages and Homes

Brief history of various orphanages

NEHFLW New England Home for Little Wanderers  (Boston, MA)
NYFH New York Foundling Home
CAS  Children's Aid Society (New York)
NYJA New York Juvenile Asylum (Merged with Children's Village in New York).
BHFWC Boston's Home For Wayward Children (it is not known if any children were brought to Iowa from this facility) 
OHI Orphan Home of Industry


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