Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children


Hope & Homes

We acknowledge the many individuals who have contributed their efforts and resources in support of the completion of this book:

Project Coordinator: Jana Broughton
Design and Production: Scott Horton and Sarah Horton
Guest Editor: Dana Williamson, Associate Editor, The Baptist Messenger
Printing: Heritage Press, El Reno, Oklahoma
The Associated Press/Wide World Photos
The Oklahoma Publishing Company
The Gaskin Baptist Archives and Library of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma
Steve Childers, Photographer and Public Relations Director, OBHC
Phyllis Salamy, Executive Secretary to the President, OBHC
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Copyright © 2002 Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, without permission in writing from the publisher. All inquiries should be addressed to Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, 3800 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, OK, 73112.

ISBN: 0972288406 Library of Congress Card Control Number: 2002110037

Published in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, Inc.

All reproductions of the Sunday and Daily Oklahoman front pages are courtesy of The Oklahoma Publishing Company.

This book is an account based on diaries, letters, newsletters, other publications, and interviews covering the events of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children from 1903-2002.

A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was or what sort of house I lived in or the kind of car I drove; but the world may be a little better because I was important in the life of a child. – Anonymous

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