South Bend Area Genealogical Society
Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library
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Mishawaka, IN 46544
Mishawaka Orphan's Home (Family and Children's Center) Photo Album Index

This database provides a listing of children whom are featured in two photo albums that are in the collection of the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library.

The photographs were taken over the time period of 1926 to 1940, with many pictures of unidentified children, as well as the staff, activities, grounds and buildings of the Children's Home.

The Index contains: Child's Name, Age, Date and Album/Page.
The database is sorted by Surname and Album/Page and is available in Text (.txt) or Acrobat (.pdf) file format.

Source: Anonymous former Nurse at the Mishawaka Children's Home, Indexed by SBAGS.

For history of the Family and Children's Center go here!
For information on adoption records go here!

Text Files
Photo Album Index by Child's Name
Photo Album Index by Album and Page

PDF Files
Photo Album Index by Child's Name
Photo Album Index by Album and Page


The Photo Albums in PDF. (The fIles are large, so each takes a few minutes to load)
Photo Album 1 Pages 1-10
Photo Album 1 Pages 11-20
Photo Album 1 Pages 21-30
Photo Album 1 Pages 31-40
Photo Album 1 Pages 41-50
Photo Album 1 Pages 51-60
Photo Album 1 Pages 61-70
Photo Album 1 Pages 71-80
Photo Album 1 Pages 81-90
Photo Album 1 Pages 91-95

Photo Album 2 Pages 1-10
Photo Album 2 Pages 11-20
Photo Album 2 Pages 21-30
Photo Album 2 Pages 31-40
Photo Album 2 Pages 41-50
Photo Album 2 Pages 51-60
Photo Album 2 Pages 61-70
Photo Album 2 Pages 71-75

The photo albums were scanned by Chris Kovach.

US Federal Census Listings for the Children's Home 1900 - 1940
By Child's Surname
By Census Year


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