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protectory

An institution for care and education of children who are delinquent or homeless.
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Changes in the region's public healthcare systems tend to follow a slow protectory. While some new facilities are planned, designed, tendered, and constructed according to schedules similar to those in the United States, many more suffer through years of redesign, retendering and, unfortunately, reconstruction prior to their opening.
The Roman Catholic Orphanage Asylum opened in 1817 for poor children, the Roman Catholic Protectory in 1863, and the New York Foundling Hospital in 1869.
Brother Patrick volunteered to provide Brothers to staff the institution that opened a year later and eventually became known as the New York Catholic Protectory. Within 5 years, the Protectory housed over 1,000 children, a figure that was tripled by the end of the century.
McClellan, to reciprocate, hand-picked an All-Star team which included Jackman, White, Judy Johnson, and Nip Winters to play at the Lincolns' home field, the Catholic Protectory Oval in New York City, at the end of the season.