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Boys' Fund, Newport, 1888

Contributed by L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Boys' Fund, Newport, 1888

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George W. Hinckley began publishing The "Boys' Fund" in February 1888 to raise money and awareness about the need for a home for orphans and other boys "who need a helping hand."

He published the monthly journal until the home -- The Good Will Home -- became a reality in July 1889.

In September 1889, he changed the name of the publication to the Good Will Record.

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  • Title: Boys' Fund, Newport, 1888
  • Creator: Hinckley, George W.
  • Creation Date: 1888-03-01
  • Subject Date: 1888
  • Town: Fairfield
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 25 x 15.3
  • Collection: Good Will Home Association
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Route 201, Hinckley, ME 04944
(207) 238-4250

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