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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.
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.
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.