Mission Photograph Album - Cities #4 page 0081
Board of Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church
For permission to use or for higher quality reproduction contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church
H7817 Miss Bessie Smith, deaconess working in connection with Centenary
Methodist Episcopal Church and two of her Polish charges. The mother crippled with
rheumatism is a widow with seven children and supports herself by doing
washing, every moment being in pain because of swollen knee joints. The
deaconess has almost no way of giving help. The community has 12,000
Hungarians 10,000 Poles, 3 [out], thousand Americans and some Italians.
H7818 Typical Polish mother, a member of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church. Detroit,
H7819 The eldest boy seen in H7821. He insists on playing hookey both from
home and school, and so his mother makes him wear a girl's dress in which
he is ashamed to appear on the street with his fellows so he improvises a
playhouse seen in H7822.
H7821 Polish woman and her children reached by the deaconess at Methodist Episcopal
Church. Detroit, Michigan.
Percent Needs Review