H3988 The city of Colville (Colorado) is beautifully situated in a land of
rich resources. We have here a large and influential church with fine
opportunity for missionary work in surrounding towns. Stevens County
H4004 Sunday morning class in Sunday School of Italian Methodist Episcopal Church. Taught
by Rev. M. Griggins. Youngstown O.
H3996 Leaders Conference Garrett Biblical Institute- May 1918. Evanston
H4005 Sewing School of the Italian Methodist Episcopal Church. Youngstown Ohio. Pastor
Rev. M. Griggins.
H3980 Interior of auditorium, Park Place Church membership 250, seats 200,
125 families, community growing rapidly, wealthy people, no foreigners.
People go to other churches because this one is so shabby and poor.
Milwaukee Wisc. 1918.
H3906 Miss Alice Bieleki for eight years a deaconess at the Helping Hand
Mission. She was granted leave of absence three years ago to take nurse
Training, Sioux City, Iowa. 7/31/22 - Now a
nurse under Foreign Board at Methodist Hospital in Java.
H3907 Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Cunningham Helping Hand Mission. Sioux City Iowa.
H3888 A rear view of the Mission propety when purchased in 1907. One of
these frame buildings has already been wrecked and a three story brick
building (hotel) ericted. Sioux City Iowa
H3889 The Mission property at the corner of Fourth and Virginia Streets
when purchased by the Mission Corporation in March 1907. Sioux City Iowa
H3890 Two years after the purchase of this property, this new mission
building was erected as shown in picture at right at a cost of $14,000. The
money was raised by popular subscription. Sioux City Ia.
H3891 Construction of the present Mission Building. Tenant in store room
at the left refused to vacate and new building was built over his store
without interfering with his business. Sioux City, Ia.
H3752 Laying the corner stone of the Church of all Nations of the Morgan
Memorial Sunday. May 27,1917. Boston Mass.
H3753 The middlers and seniors dormitories. Men who have been here three
weeks or more are eligible to the middle floor and after having been
middlers for 3 months or more may become seniors. Morgan Memorial Boston
H3754 The Seavey kitchen, where good wholesome food is cooked for the
Seavey men and the Morgan Memorial workers to be sold at cost. Boston Mass.
H3755 Junior Dormitories- where the man is given first nights lodging
without cost. After the first night he is expected to pay $.15 each night
for his bed and all the privilages of the Seavey. This entitles him to the
use of the pool table, library, shower bath etc. Morgan Memorial Boston
H3744 Lower Cafeteria, where each man coming to work is given a free
breakfast the first day and after that he pays for his own food. Morgan
Memorial, Boston Mass.
H3746 A scene of one of the out-of-doors services where about 500 people
gather every evening in the summer - to hear the gospel and to see the
instructive motion pictures. Morgan Memorial, Boston Mass.
H3745 Hammock making class. Morgan Memorial Boston Mass.
H3747 Recreation room. Here the men get together for a rest and social
times. Morgan Memorial, Boston Mass.
H3719 Pancoast Street: Chester 1918. Longbottom gutter on the right hand side of street. There were no toilet facilities and filth was thrown from doors of houses. The only water supply was a burst pipe where water bubbled from the ground. On the other side of street were two privies and two water suppliers for 12 houses. Chester race riots started from this section.
H3720 Pancoast Street. Longbottom Gutter. Note last house where window is boarded up is occupied by man, wife, 5 children and 4 lodgers in 4 rooms. Chester.
H3721 Williams Court. Windows out, no water supply, no toilet facilities. First floor occupied by man + wife- second floor front by two men + their wives. Another family lives where the [rest of text lost].
H3722 Townsend Street. Formerly a school house now a tenement. Four families. Chester.
H3703 Boys in Gym: Childrens' Settlement. There is a different class here
every half hour with an expert as an instructer. Morgan Memorial.
H3704 Kindergarten: Childrens' Settlement. There is an average of about 50
children in kindergarten and day nursery a day for the last 20 years. The
Matron Miss Mary Fagan who is still in change, is estimated to have had
under her care at least 2500 little children. She has been a wise adviser
to mothers of needy babies. Morgan Memorial, Boston Mass.
H3672 Morgan Memorial Boston Mass. General view of the Buildings- at left
Industries and works- in center- Children's Settlement and at right Seavey
Seminary Settlement. The Memorial takes in almost a whole square. The
church is directly behind the childrens Settlement.
H3669 Candles and images which people buy from the venders costing up to
$100 and present them to the church; which sells it back to original
dealer. If any have a disease they buy a wax image of the parts affected
and take it to the priest to bless for a high price and this is supposed to
cure the disease. Jefferson Park Neighborhood N.Y.
H3670 Morgan Memorial: Boston Mass. Church of all Nations. Showing part of
the main officebuilding. Shawmut Ave. + Osborne Place.
H3661 Looking east on 115 Street from First Ave- showing Catholic Church.
Jefferson Park N.Y.
H3662 Mt. Carmel Celebration: Jefferson Park Neighborhood N.Y. Scene
showing crowd of Italian Catholics celebrating. Picture taken from window
of the Italian Methodist Episcopal Church on 114 St. N.Y.C.
H3659 Wax images or casts of different parts of the body. The Italian
Cathedrals buy these if one has a cancer or a disease he buys the casts
representing the part affected and paying a good price has the priest bless
it. He then takes the cast home and hangs it up. This is supposed to cure
the disease. Jefferson Park. N.Y.
H3660 Italian Methodist Church- 114 St. between Ave. A + 1st Ave. Rev.
Riggro- Pastor. Jefferson Park. N.Y. July 15, 1918.
H3601 Rev. and Mrs. H.C. Bower of Malaysia in New York on furlough.
H3607 Mrs. Pelter Terloak, left of Java, who with Mr. Terloak were English
students under the teaching of Rev. and Mrs. Allstrom (on right) while in
Java. Through the missionaries' influence, they came to America; and Mr.
Terloak is student of Architecture at the University of California.
H3503 Grace Methodist Episcopal Church showing the plot of available ground which the
church should own and which could be used to advantage as a play ground and
would prove an investment in humanity Buffalo N.Y. 1918.
H3504 The candle lighting patriotic ceremony of the Camp fire girls at
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. Buffalo NY. 1918.
H3501 Kitchen garden work. "Agnes" the doll has all the care and affection
which a dozen feminine members of the "Kitchen garden class" can give. The
deaconess of Grace Church through the medium of "Agnes" instill a love for
household neatness and sanitation as well as the laws of personal hygiene.
Buffalo NY 1918.
H3502 An Italian, a Jew, an Irish lad, a Hungarian and two American boys,
just a part of the class in Basketry which is conducted at Grace Church,
Buffalo N.Y. 1918
H3475 Norwegian Danish Methodist Episcopal Church built in 1890 by C.J. Larsen Spokane
H3460 Mason Church: Tacoma. This church was made possible by the far
sightedness of a few Methodist Laymen of that part of the city. The story
of their generosity and loyalty would read like a romance.
H3472 Norwegian Danish Methodist Episcopal Church Organized in 1884 by C.J. Larsen Tacoma
H3411 Pioneer Square The famous old center of Seattle familiar to all
residents and travelers to the city. The totem pole was brought from Tongas
Island in 1897 where it is said to have stood for a hundred years. Seattle,
H3414 Denny Hill Regrade Seattle. No city has done more gigantic things
than Seattle in cutting down hills and filling tide flats. This great hill
with the old Hotel Washington is shown in the upper left corner and beneath
is shown the last of the famous hotel. At the upper right is shown the
steam shovel at work and the hydraulic pluicing to carry away the earth.
Below appears the splendid modern structure.
H3435 The Missouri River at Kansis City with the old river packet plying
its time- honored course and the modern bridge with its superb passenger
train. The contrast tells its story of the great change in travel comfort.
Kansis City, Mo
H3380 Two little Italian girls at the Methodist Italian Mission. Niagara
H3398 The Ohio landing at Seattle Dock on her return trip from Alaska with
gold and assurances of great wealth in the northern mines. It was an
epochal day in that city and began the great gold rush to Alaska through
H3365 Russian Poles: The old man came to America fifteen years ago and
while he is able to speak English brokenly he can niether read nor write
it. He is greatly loved by everyone in the neighborhood, and two of his
favorite girls are shown with him in the picture. Erie Pa 1918
H3366 Prebytarian Community House in the Polish District showing some of
H3367 Miss Freeman kindergarten teacher at the Presbyterian Neighborhood
house and the community's favorite baby.
H3360 Italian Mission of which Mr. Andrew Davis is the Superintendent,
Niagara Falls NY
H3361 Two little Italian girls at Methodist Mission. Niagara Falls
H3362 Two fine Italian types at the Methodist Mission. Niagara Falls 1918
H3363 Type of house constructed by the General Electric Co. at Erie for
their employees of the better class. Each house is complete and not
arranged in flats and has from 5 to 7 rooms and bath (Erie Pa
H. 2766 Street scene in the South End where the negro "exodus" problem is
becoming a serious one. These houses, typical of this section of the city
are filled to overcrowding with negros and a few foreigners, who are
employed in the glass factory in the distance, Columbus, Ohio, June 1918.
H. 2775 Blinn Memoial College. German Methodist Episcopal Church. Brenham, Texas.
H. 2773 Old Howard Street Church, Swedish, San Francisco, California.
H. 2749 Some of the negro quarters in the South End with one of the great
factories in the background. The houses are mostly from 3 to 5 rooms and
much crowded, Columbus, O. June 1918.
H. 2750 Typical negro's backyard. Mammy was out hoeing in the tiny garden
but ran at the approach of the photographer, Columbus, Ohio, June 1918.
H. 2752 The negro section called the South End. The houses are rather
crowded and to escape the heat and the crowd, the laborer's from the glass
and other nearby factories take their rest as seen in picture. Columbus,
Ohio, June 1918.
H. 2754 Typical street corner scene in the negro section of Columbus known
as the South End. June 1918.
H. 2734 Left to right, - Dr. P. J. Maveety, Freedman's Aid Society; Dr.
David Kendall, Sheridan Dist., Wyoming; Dr. W. W. Van Orsdel, Northern
Montana Conf.; Dr. J. A. Martin, Great Falls; Dr. Canse, Bellingham Dist.,
H. 2735 At the close of a session Columbus, Ohio - June 1918.
H. 2736 Feeding the squarrels in the Capitol Grounds at Columbus, Ohio,
H. 2586 Trinity Temple Neighborhood. The poorest section of Pitts. The
backyard is used as a stable. Publish thrown all over the place having a
very foul smell. Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2587 Trinity Temple Neighborhood. Backyard view. People have wash
hanging all over. They are very patriotic. - Many having subscribed to the
Liberty Loan Fund. The people are mostly Italian. Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2560 Interior of the Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church. This
church was built in 1817, and the location is known as Brimstone Corner.
View of the seats and balcony. Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2561 Crowds waiting in the street for the French Blue Devils to come
out of the chamber of Commerce Bldg. in which they were having dinner.
Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2552 Street scene looking up 24th Street from Sarah Street. Note the
cliffs in the background. South Side, Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2553 The old time horse car. This is the only horse car in use in
Pitts. The driver says he gets about two passengers a day, and these people
ride only for the novelty. South Side, Pitts., Pa. June 1918.
H. 2445 Jewish girls at the Fresh Air Home of the Church of all Nations,
Long Branch, N. J. Four years ago we had the largest young people's Jewish
Work in New York City. This was broken up by a concerted attach of Rabbis
and Jewish Newspapers.
H. 2446 A group of Chinese mothers and babies at the Fresh Air Home of the
Chuch of all Nations. Long Branch, N. J.
H. 2447 A basketball game held at the Church of all Nations. These are
generally held on Friday night with the audience of boys frequently
touching 600. This church had one team that played for three years on the
East side without suffering a defeat.
H. 2448 A Group of Russian mothers at the Fresh Air Home of the Church of
all nations. Long Branch, N. J.
H. 2444 A group of Chinese mothers and children at the Fresh Air Home of
the Church of all Nations. Long Branch, N. J.
H. 2443 A new wife who has just come from China to take charge of a home
where the mother has recently died. An interesting view in this picture is
the little boy on the left. The new mother has put on his shoes the left
shoe on the right foot, and the right shoe on his left, - not realizing
that American shoes are constructed differently from Chinese shoes, - they
having neither right nor left.
H. 2441 Children's Assembly at Church of all Nations. This is a point of
contact where the street and the church, and the Sunday School meet. From
this big crowd of little folks is gathered the material that eventually
becomes part of the evangelized membership of our church and Sunday School.
H. 2440 The Russian Forum at the Church of all Nations: On platform,
seated from left to right: Dr. Ingerman, Founder of Novymir a socialist
paper later taken over by a group of Bolsheviki among whom was Leon
Trotsky: - Dr. Zack, Chief of the Russian Bureau of Information: - Prof.
Lomonossoff, minister of railways under Kerensky: - Pres. Debibhikoff,
Pres. of Trans Caucasian Railroad: General Semenossoff, ex-military Gov. of
Moskow: at extreme right, seated, is Dr. Henry, Superintendent of Church of
H. 2432 537 men sleeping on the floor of the large hall at the Church of
all Nations during the winter of 1915. 375,000 were said to be out work in
New York during that winter. The suffering was intense. The Church of all
Nations threw open its doors providing a sheltered night for, in aggregate,
thousands of men.
H. 2430 A near view of Santa Claus at the Christmas exercises of the
Chinese department at the Church of all Nations. No more fascinating
Christmas program is given in New York City than which is rendered by the
children of the Church of all Nations.
H. 2429 The daughters of China and some of their friends. Church of all
Nations: This is the Chinese Young Women's Club of the Church of all
Nations. It is a flourishing organization, conducts a Red Cross Auxiliary
and is active in all social affairs of Chinatown.
H. 2428 Members of the adult Chinese School of the Church of all Nations.
This school has its Young Men's Christian Association, is a liberal
supporter of the church work and has already contributed some of its
membership to the army overseas.
H. 2422 Count Tolstoy addressing the Forum at the Church of all Nations.
In the audience are Russian Generals, members of the Russian Commision,
members of the Russian aristocracy, newspaper men, ballet dancers etc.
H. 2419 Russian Forum at the Church of all Nations. This is a weekly
meeting consisting of a lecture followed by discussion. Dr. Hecker, the
first leader of this work is standing in the left corner of the picture.
H. 2165 Spanish American Industrial Training School. Gardena, CA.
H. 2416 Rescued Chinese servant girls, who were bought in China and
brought to America to be used as servants in Chinese homes and later sold
to the highest bidder and rescued by Church of all Nations. Picture shows
them while students in one of our Methodist Schools where they had been
sent after their rescue. (See H. 2450)