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J. M. Gusky Hebrew Orphanage and Home of Western Pennsylvania

Dates:
Established - 1891
Closed - 1943-1947?
Locations:
1st site - 3605 Perrysville Avenue
Also Known As:
Jewish Family and Children's Service
Founder:
Mrs. Esther Gusky in memory of her husband, Jacob M.
Sponsoring Agency:
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Pittsburg
Notes:
Location of Records:
Orphanage and adoption records no longer available.
Sources:
PA Department Vertical Files (Orphanages)
Pittsburgh Photographic Library (Allegheny - 1)
1895 Greater Pittsburg Handbook **(r917.4886 K17)**
Directory of Institutions in Pennsylvania, 1916 **(r361 P3993)**
1933 Directory of Service Agencies
1943 Directory of Social Resources