White's Institute  Triscik family photo
Bette Triscik

White's Institute

My Dad, Ernie Triscik, about age 7 (2nd from the right). He and his brother and sister lived here for 10 years as their mother, Kitty Leggitt Triscik died in 1914 and their father, Frank Triscik, died in acoal mining accident in 1917.
White’s Iowa Manual Labor Institute was founded in 1851 by Josiah White, a Philadelphia Quaker. . For many years, the agency was operated as an orphanage and school, providing spiritual education and teaching work skills. ... show more

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Photo taken at White's Institute Cedar (near Salem, Iowa), Iowa USA on