BOYS HOME FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1917

The original Boys Town was founded as a boys’ orphanage by Edward J. Flanagan,
a Roman Catholic priest working in Omaha. The farm village was opened to girls in
1979.


Father Flanagan, left,  and Mickey Rooney during the
filming of the movie "Boys Town," 1938.

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