Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children

 

1913 to 1922

Dormitories for Girls and Boys

Dormitories for girls and boys were erected in 1918. There were 75 children living at the Home.

The boys’ dormitory featured a shop in the basement for manual training. The first and second stories had rooms for 44 boys, one house matron, and a bath.

The girls’ dormitory also housed the dining room where all the children ate their meals. A poultry yard was added, which was designed to interest the girls in raising chickens. On the acreage, there were 21 head of cattle, two horses, and an orchard.


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