Manuscripts/Mixed Material Draft manuscript by Bertha Spafford Vester re the sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors American Colony (Jerusalem)
Vester, Bertha Spafford
Dates 1920
Location Jerusalem
Language English
Subjects American Colony in Jerusalem
American Colony School of Handicraft
Christian Herald Relief Fund
Draft manuscript by Bertha Spafford Vester re the sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Vester, Bertha Spafford, 1878-1968 (Author)
Created / Published
undated [ca. 1920]
Subject Headings
-  Lacemaking
-  American Colony in Jerusalem--Charities
-  American Colony School of Handicraft
-  Palestine--Women--Employment
-  Palestine--Lacemaking
-  Christian Herald Relief Fund
-  Manuscripts
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
-  Draft handwritten notes re work begun in rooms at the St. Mary's Girls' School in February [1918] which developed into use of the entire school and employment of 250-300 women representing various religions, including some who were already dressmakers by trade and others who began the work unskilled. Need for child care and soup kitchen support for working mothers and the poor. 2 1/2 pp. handwritten notes, on folio.
document 8" x 6 1/2"
Call Number
Part I, Box 3, Folder 17: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Manuscript Division
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