CLAN National Orphanage Museum

CLICK HERE to view the CLAN National Orphanage Museum Archive - photos and articles from the CLAN new office opening and from the Museum in May 2008

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Thank you to all our wonderful members and supporters for their contribution to the National Orphanage Museum as we value all donations.

If you have any items you wish to donate to the National Orphanage Museum please contact CLAN and all items donated will be acknowledged.

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St Augustine's Orphanage Band
Christian Brothers Badge
Ballarat Orphanage Map - Gordon
Marjorie cup - Church of England Carlingford Home
Woodlands Badge
Woodlands Badge
Shaving Tool
Reply from a doctor about ringworm at St. Catherines
Letter to St Catherines
Murray Dwyer Badge
Side cover of The Scottish Australiasian Book
The Scottish Australiasian Book
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
Dr Barnardos matchbox cover
St Michaels Home Book
United Protestant Association Badge - Special thank you to Ray (VIC CLAN member) for donating this badge to CLAN.
St Joseph Boys Home Blanket
Found at Ballarat Orphanage
Found at Pirra Girls Home
St Cuthbert's at Colac (1946) Badge
Tags made by girls at Goodwood Orphanage for South Australian abbatoirs
CLAN member Clem with French Wool Knitting from the 1960s done at The Gill
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
Morialta Children's Home Badge
Morialta Children's Home Badge
Suffer the Little Children
Church of England Girls and Boys Home Badge
Locked Out of the Church of her Fathers - Donation Form
Opening of the New Wing at The Fold - Brochure
Rose Day Badges
Rose Day Badges
Rose Day Badges
SA Orphanage Badge
Church of England Girls Home - Carlingford Badge
Church of England Girls Home - Carlingford Badge
Tahmoor Childrens Home Booklet
Bible donated by NSW CLAN member Vernetar
Gordon Boys Home - Highett Flyer
Gordon Boys Home - Highett Flyer
Wattle Day for Children 1933
Salvation Army Badge- Appreciation Day
Scripture card dontated by Karen
Scripture card dontated by Karen
Original Geordie book donated by late CLAN member, Barry Pinnell
CLAN badge donated by late CLAN member Barry Pinnell
Castledare Boys Home bag donated by late CLAN member, Barry Pinnell
Bible - Royal Merchant Seamen's Orphanage- 1923
Mothering Sunday Children's Home
Children's Home Appeal 1947
Church of England Badge courtesy of Ryszard
Wattle Day for Children
War Oprhans Appeal- Legacy Club
War Orphans Appeal - Legacy
War Orphans - Lest We Forget
United Protestant Home
United Protestant Homes
United Charities Day
Tally Ho Boy's Village
St Mary's Mission of Hope
St Mary's Mission of Hope - Travellers Aid
St Johns Home for Boys
Salvation Army Orphan Appeal
Catholic Orphans Appeal
TAS Orphans Appeal with Flag
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
Murray Dwyer Boys
Hope is Legacy
Chair from Weeroona, Tas from CLAN member, Kris and taken care of by CLAN Patron, Jason Clare MP
Chair arriving at airport
Chair Travelling to National Apology
Florence Cottage 1985-1998
Church of England Boys Home - 68th Annual Report, 1953
Church of England 71st Annual Report 1956
Annual Report - 1963
Methodist Babies Home first birthday program
Salvation Army War Cry
Salvation Army Reciept - 13/05/1953
Church of England Home order of service
The Britsh Empire Boys Brigade First Annual Display
Cookbook used in Tasmanian Homes
St Martin's Home Postcard
Church of England Reciepts
Josephite 2003 Calendar
Original Laundry List - 1960s
Shared Government and Church apology to those harmed in State Care in South Australia during their childhood
Sixty-Sixth Birthday at the Homes- First at Orana
Centenary of the Christian Brothers at St Augustines Boys Home Pamphlet
Locket
Fire Exit Sign
Blanket made and donated by CLAN member Jessie
Tambourine
Site Map of St Josephs Boys Home
Money Box
Blanket of St Vincent De Pauls Boys Home
Presbyterian Babies Home sign
The advertisement that started it all by CLAN co-founder Joanna Penglase. It reads - Did you grow up or spend time in a Children's Home, large or small? Or did you work in one? I am writing on this subject and would like to hear about your experiences
The medical record of Rhonda Bauer in 1958 at age 5. Courtesy to Rhonda Bauer for providing the record.
Site plan - bottom
Site plan - middle
Site plan - top
Bottom part of menu
Top part of menu
Did you know the most famous state wards are on the $50 bill. The children on this $50 bill are Western Australian state wards. How about that, we're famous!!!
Ragged Boys Home and Mission Report
Ragged Boys Home and Mission Letterhead
Gill Boys Home Dinner Gong
St Cuthbert's Appeal Badge
Methodist Babies Home- Top Part of Site Plan
Methodist Babies Home- Middle Part of Site Plan
Methodist Babies Home- Bottom Part of Site Plan
Ballarat Orphanage- Top Part of Menu
Ballarat Orphanage-Bottom Part of Menu
Valentines Snapshot 2
Toilet Brush from Good Shepherd Holiday Home
Barnados Highland Pipers
Coat from St Lukes Toddlers Home
Trophy from St Johns Orphanage (Goulburn)
Salvation Army Tambourine
Salvation Army Cap
Plate Covers from Glastonbury Orphanage
Jug from St Catherines Home
Section of Door from Parramatta Girls Home
Preacher's Plan of Appointment
Percy Jones Conductor from St Augustines Boys Orphanage
Sign from the Methodist Home for Children
Bookmark from Morialta Children's Home
First Birthday Souvenir Programme from Methodist Babies Home
Football Champion Ribbon from Church of England Boys Home - Carlingford
Scheme for Purchase from the Salvation Army Home - Eden Park
A Do Not Touch Babies Sign
Spoon from Dalmar Childrens Home
Bell from the Church of England Childrens Home - Burwood
Clontarf Choir Blazer donated by CLAN member Peter Bent, WA
Methodist Babies Home Plaque
Burwood Boys Home Commerative Newsletter- 09/11/1986
Box Hills Boys Home Towel
Ballarat Child and Family Services Glass
Brighton Babies Home Badge
Slate board (Phyllis CLAN member). Donated by Phyllis who used it in the Church of England Girls' Home at Carlingford, NSW, in the 1930s.
Cross donated by a member of the Order of the Sisters of Mercy, Melbourne.
Rosary beads donated by a member of the Order of the Sisters of Mercy, Melbourne.
Nun doll
St Aidan's Plate (thank you Tim Myers of Bendigo)
Minda Home Badge
St Mary's Children's Home Badge
Father Dunleas Boys Town Appeal Badge
Boys' Town Appeal Badge
War Orphans Appeal Badge
Roslyn Hill Children's Home Badge
Morialta Children's Home Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
TAS Orphans Appeal Badge
St Mary's Hostel Angas St Adelaide Badge
United Protestant Homes Badge
United Protestant Association Badge
Elimatta Girls Home Badge
Woodlands Boys' Homes Badge
UPA Woodlands Boys' Homes Badge
United Protestant Homes Badge
United Protestant Association Badge
     
Elimatta Girls Home Badge
     
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