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120 Years of Caring - The Story of the Johannesburg Children's Home

£16.99

Product description

"Founded in 1892, the Johannesburg Children's Home is the oldest charitable institution in the City. The original home in Fordsburg was established with the proceeds 0f £4779 from a Fancy Fair.
These women were nothing, if not courageous! Costs for the upkeep of the home were met by weekly street collections and, since their aim was to help any and every child in distress, it was decided that the Home would be entirely 'undenominational'. Hundreds of children have passed through the Home since its inception in 1892. Many of them have become valuable members of the community and we are confident that those now entrusted to our care will, in turn, play their part in the future of our country."
Tightly bound and pristine throughout. Extensively illustrated.

Item details

Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
118
Publisher:
The Johannesburg Children's Home, 2012

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About this item

"Founded in 1892, the Johannesburg Children's Home is the oldest charitable institution in the City. The original home in Fordsburg was established with the proceeds 0f £4779 from a Fancy Fair.
These women were nothing, if not courageous! Costs for the upkeep of the home were met by weekly street collections and, since their aim was to help any and every child in distress, it was decided that the Home would be entirely 'undenominational'. Hundreds of children have passed through the Home since its inception in 1892. Many of them have become valuable members of the community and we are confident that those now entrusted to our care will, in turn, play their part in the future of our country."
Tightly bound and pristine throughout. Extensively illustrated.

Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
118
Publisher:
The Johannesburg Children's Home, 2012

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