Historical Documents

Historical Documents

Historical Documents

Extensive research was conducted on the West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home as part of the effort to document the site's history and use over time. Aspart of this research, numerous historical documents and historical photographs were collected that, when combined, help memorialize the facility and its role in the community. Several of the historical documents collected as part of the research are presented below.

Architectural Drawings for the West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home

1928 West Virginia Inspection Bureau Map of the West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home

1928 Map of WV Colored Orphans' Home

1954 West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home Easter Party Program

WV Colored Orphans' Home Easter Party Program, 1954.