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Curtis Home for Women

Established - 1895
Closed - 1953-1956 ?
1st site - 2541 Breckenridge Avenue
2nd site - 1136 Western Avenue (Allegheny City) 1923
3rd site - 208 South Negley Avenue
Also Known As:
Morehead Women's Christian Temperance Union (1895)
Curtis Home for Destitute Women and Children
Curtis Home for Girls (1933)
Sponsoring Agency:
Chartered in 1895 by nine Allegheny City women.
The title name was adopted in 1897.
Temporary home for destitute women and children; non-sectarian.
Same as above, but home chiefly for girls from 4-16. (1923)
Location of Records:
Directory of the Philanthropic Agencies of the City of Pittsburgh (1908, 1913, 1917) **(r361 K27)**
Directory of the Philanthropic, Social and Civic Agencies of the City of Pittsburgh (1923, 1928) **(r361 K27)**
1933 Directory of Social Agencies **(r361 D62)**
1943 Directory of Social Resources **(r361 D62)**
1953 Community Services Directory **(r361 D62)**
Story of Old Allegheny City, p. 91 **(rqF159 .P66 A45 1994)