Wolke County, Kentucky- October 1941- this home for children was presided over by Miss Esther Pushee after this building burned and six children, also a teacher named Dessie Scott were burned to death. This site was in Wolde Count at Pine Ridge; was opened by Miss Pushee, the home called The Dessie Scott Children's Home
- 1941 October
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