Halifax Protestant Orphans' Home. Ladies' Committee

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Halifax Protestant Orphans' Home. Ladies' Committee

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The Ladies' Committee of the Halifax Protestant Orphans' Home was established in 1857 to serve orphans and neglected children. It was incorporated in 1886 (NS Statutes, 1886, cap.68). The Ladies Committee was in charge of the Home's administration, overseeing the education, health and recreational needs of the children, supervising staff, purchasing supplies and equipment, and formulating operational policies. The Committee disbanded following the closure of the orphanage in 1969.


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