Bethany Home for Friendless Children, Chesterfield, VA

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Title

Bethany Home for Friendless Children, Chesterfield, VA

Description

Lucy and J. R. F. Burroughs founded the Bethany Home for Friendless Children in 1894. The childless couple established the orphanage on their 165-acre farm, located near Bon Air in Chesterfield County.

Incorporated in 1898, Bethany Home had no endowment and operated completely through donations. Bethany Home closed in the 1940s.

Creator

Cook, Huestis P., photographer

Source

Cook Collection, The Valentine

Date

1914 June 10

Contributor

The Valentine

Rights

Non-commercial use only.
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Collection

Citation

Cook, Huestis P., photographer, “Bethany Home for Friendless Children, Chesterfield, VA,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 15, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/209.