Indexed by SBAGS volunteers and scanned by Chris Kovach, the Mishawaka Orphan's Home (Family and Children's Center) Photo Album Index is now available on the South Bend Area Genealogical Society webpage found at http://www.sbags.org/hospch.htm
This database provides a listing of children whom are featured in two photo albums that are in the collection of the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library located at 209 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka, IN.
The photographs were taken over the time period of 1926 to 1940, with many pictures of unidentified children, as well as the staff, activities, grounds and buildings of the Children's Home.
The index contains: Child's Name, Age, Date and Album/Page and is sorted by Surname and Album/Page. It is available in Text (.txt) or Acrobat (.pdf) file format.
The original source of the album was an anonymous former Nurse at the Mishawaka Children's Home. For a history of the Family and Children’s Center visit http://www.fccin.org/History.aspx.