All Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations will be closed on Monday, September 7th, 2015.
small text medium text large text

Fairfax Baby Home

Dates:
Established - June 26, 1910
Closed - Before 1923 ?
Locations:
1st site - Cherokee Street (Schenley Heights)
2nd site - 7328 Susquehanna Street (Homewood)
Also Known As:
Founder:
Rev. T.H.C. Messer, Good Hope Baptist Church (Lawrenceville)
Sponsoring Agency:
Notes:
"For the purpose of caring for deserted infants and indigent negro children."
Location of Records:
Unknown
Sources:
PA Department Vertical Files (Orphanages)
Pittsburgh Photographic Library ( Social Services - 1)
Directory of Institutions in Pennsylvania, 1916. rHV98 .P4 D575 1916 (Locked Case)
Directory of the Philanthropic, Charitable, and Civic Agencies of the City of Pittsburgh, Pa. Kingsley House Association. rHV99 .P65 W48 1913
Directory of the Philanthropic, Charitable, and Civic Agencies of the City of Pittsburgh, Pa. Kingsley House Association. rHV99 .P65 W48 1917