Blog: February 2012

Current Campus

Feb
29

The current campus is located in southwest Fort Worth at 6300 John Ryan Drive, in an area that is near both commercial and residential development, yet secluded enough to provide a true campus-like setting. Learn more about our campus and our dorm.

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Norman Rockwell plate - An Orphan's Hope

Feb
23

Norman Rockwell painted a limited edition plate in 1951 called "an Orphan's Hope". On the back of the plate are the words "a child finds the love and compassion he seeks - that's the American Dream." The plate can be seen at the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Visitors Center

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Leaders of Gladney Center

Feb
21

The Gladney Center has had only nine leaders in its rich 125-year history, five men and four women. Leaders of the Texas Children's Home and Aid Society and the Gladney Center include:
I.Z.T. Morris, 1887-1914;
His wife, Belle Morris, 1914-1920;
Roy Stockwell, 1920-1927;
Edna Gladney, 1927-1960;
Walter Delamarter, 1960-1963;
Ruby Lee Piester, 1963-1984;
Eleanor Tuck, 1984-1988;
Michael J. McMahon, 1988-2007; and
Frank Garrott, 2007 - present.

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125th Anniversary - Prior locations

Feb
17

Prior to its current site Gladney was located at 2110 Hemphill Street. The Board of Directors purchased two old apartment houses in the early 1960s, which were converted into apartments and a recreation center. Administrative offices were housed in an adjoining home. Learn more about our dorm and locations.

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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