The Fairmont Children's Home (Information is quoted from a flyer.)
"Fairmont Children's Home-Late 1800s to ca 1960
Anyone seeking information may contact (in writing ONLY)
Stark County Department of Job and Family Services
Attn: Children Services Records
221 Third ST SE
Canton, OH 44702
Requests should include a copy of the requestor's photo ID (driver's license, etc).
MUST SEND COPY OF YOUR PICTURE ID WITH REQUEST
PLEASE DO NOT TELEPHONE
The Dept of Human Services of Stark County has the liberty of giving out any information concerning the Fairmont Children's Home, as children were placed in homes and rarely adopted. Records of the children are on file.
Also, the Columbiana County Juvenile Court Records Center has listings of Mother's Pensions from 1914 to 1922; 500 cases listed alphabetically, are in the process of being microfilmed."