December 15 (sect. 4, p. 3)

The yard and playground of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children home on North Peters Street near Jourdan Road. The Times-Democrat used several photographs of the facility in a pictorial titled "Scenes at the Waifs' Home of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children." There was also a "Colored Waifs' Home" where, a few years later, Louis Armstrong would learn to play the cornet.

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