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Westport Center was First a Home for Orphaned Boys
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TitleWestport Center was First a Home for Orphaned Boys
AbstractArticle tells of Kansas City's first home for boys. The site of the home, at the intersection of Southwest Trafficway and Westport Road, was originally the house of of James G. Hamilton. It eventually became the Perry Memorial Home for Boys. The school was sold in 1960 and Old Westport Shopping Center was built on the site in 1963.
AuthorFred L. Lee
DateAugust 10, 1988
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Westport, Missouri
Page2J:3
SubjectOrphanages
Local SubjectKansas City Orphan Boys Home
Perry Memorial Boys' Orphan Home
Old Westport Shopping Center
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID218216
CONTENTdm number37895
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