Postcard promoting the Salvation Army Rescue Children's Home and Hospital. The home, established in 1893, provided shelter, training and medical care to destitute mothers and children. Depicts a group portrait of a row of eleven small children, including an African American girl, attired in identical white jumpers. The children are lined up from shortest to tallest child., Inscribed in negative: 26770., Contains manuscript note on verso addressed to Mrs. A. G. Crandall, Montpelier, Vermont., Purchase 2002., Description revised 2022., Access points revised 2022., Real photo. Divided back. Post marked April 16, 1910.
Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department LCP postcards - Hospitals, asylums and homes [P.2002.52]