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Home for the Friendless, Scranton, PA


The first building, on Adams Avenue, constructed specifically for the Home.
First construction phase of the new building, on Jefferson Avenue (north of Electric). Building completed with new trees in place.
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The name was officially changed to Friendship House July 26, 1944.

Excerpt from Col. Frederick L. Hitchcock's History of Scranton, Vol. I. Click Here to see the title page.
This is the section on the history of the Home for the Friendless up to 1913.
Below, "Mrs. Miss and Mr." were not transcribed.
Page 459 (the portion above the Home for the Friendless was cut off).
H. M. Boies
S. C. Logan
W. D. Mossman
H. b. Rockwell
C. H. Doud
Thomas Moore
William Beck
J. R. Fordham
H. A. Allen
Lewis Pughe
E. W. Weston
J. A. Scranton
W. W. Winton
Ada M. Scranton
C. F. Mattes
L. B. Powell
H. B. Rockwell
A. E. Hunt
R. A. Squire
O. P. Clark
M. E. Hollester
E. W. Weston
H. S. Pierce
Lewis Jones
J. A. Price
William J. Crane
W. G. Ward
Charles H. Wells
S. D. Kingsley
J. C. Burgess
J. J. Albright
Horace Ladd
H. F. Warren
Corydon H. Wells
M. J. Oram
R. W. Luce
W. H. Fuller
Page 460:
E. S. Reed
C. W. Kirkpatrick
C. H. Doud
W. W. Winton
Thomas Moore
Willim Beck
L. B. Powell
H. B. Rockwell
H. E. Warren
J. C. Platt
D. L. Dickson
H. F. Warren
Page 461:
W. W. Winton
Thomas Moore
Mrs. H. F. Warren
H. S. Pierce
G. L. Dickson
W. R. Storrs
James Blair
J. A. Price
H. M. Boies
C. P. Matthews
A. Chamberlin
J. C. Platt
W. D. Kennedy
D. Langstaff
L. B. Powell
George L. Dickson
  
Page 462:
E. S. Moffatt
George L. Dickson
Thomas Moore
W. D. Kennedy
C. P. Matthews
D. Langstaff
George L. Dickson
J. Athicus Robertson
W. H. Perkins
John Genter
C. B. Penman
J. J. Albright
Page 463 (cropped):
Thomas Moore
E. Sivelly Reed
William Connell
John Jermyn
William t. Smith
W. H. Taylor
O. S. Johnson
C. P. Matthews
W. D. Kennedy
J. Athicus Robertson
Ezra H. Ripple
  
Home for the Friendless, Scranton, 1875 Annual Report
Home for the Friendless 1891 Article
1896 Home for the Friendless
Benefit Program
Home for the Friendless Article Annual Meeting and New Officers

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