IZT Morris

125 Facts: I.Z.T. Morris boy soldier

Apr
25

At age 14, Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris enlisted as a "boy soldier." He was later injured and became a prisoner of war. Upon his release, he was given parole papers which can be seen at the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Visitors Center.

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125 Facts: IZT Morris

Mar
28

When one of the orphan train lines ended in Fort Worth, Rev. Isaac Zachary Taylor Morris, his wife Belle, and their seven children cared for the "leftover" children in their home and Rev. Morris actively sought adoptive families for these children. He was frequently called to pick up infants and children abandoned by their parents in the train depots, nearby vacant lots, and on trains themselves. That was the beginning of the Texas Children's Home and Aid Society.

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CONTACT GLADNEY:

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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