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Friendly Home marks 100 years in Brighton building (access required)

For the first 50 or so years of its existence, the Rochester Association for the Relief of Homeless and Friendless Females, as the Friendly Home was once called, had at its core the goal of temporarily housing “females of good moral character, destitute of friends, funds or home.” Then George Eastman got involved. Founded in 1849 by ...

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