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Women in charitable work

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd for Colored Girls donation form, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443766], Folder: 28
Scope and Contents This form, produced by the Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, allows the donor of 25 cents to become a Sacred Heart Client for a year, which entitles the donor to the spiritual benefit of a monthly mass in their name. The donation benefits the Sisters of the Good Shepherd School for Colored Girls in Baltimore, Maryland.The form describes the charity's work as "preventing and reclaiming souls from paths of wretchedness and sin" as they "[save] unfortunate colored...
Dates: undated

Family and Children's Society records

Identifier: MS-0360
Scope and Contents The collection spans the years, 1849-1977, and is a study of the Family and Children's Society and its predecessor agencies in Baltimore, MD. The history materials, office files, and financial records provide a remarkable record of more than a century of charity work in an American city. The collection does not include any references to the most recent merger completed in 1985 from which the Society became known as Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland. The collection...
Dates: 1849-1977