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West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home, Huntington

On February 22, 1911, the legislature passed an act establishing the West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home near Huntington.

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Legislation Establishing the West Virginia Colored Orphans' Home
Extract From Second Biennial Report of the State Board of Control, 1912
Biography of Charles E. McGhee
Opening of the West Virginia Normal & Industrial School for Colored Orphans


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