• Creator
  • W. H. Drew, Stereopticons
  • Created Date
  • 1890-1920
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • This lantern slide shows the portrait of an unknown man and the YMCA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Based on similar images, the man is likely a graduate of the International YMCA Training School, now known as Springfield College. Brazil’s first YMCA was founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1893; it is the oldest continuous YMCA in South America. The Brazilian Alliance of YMCAs was formed in 1903 and became a member of the World Alliance of YMCAs in 1905.... more
    This lantern slide shows the portrait of an unknown man and the YMCA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Based on similar images, the man is likely a graduate of the International YMCA Training School, now known as Springfield College. Brazil’s first YMCA was founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1893; it is the oldest continuous YMCA in South America. The Brazilian Alliance of YMCAs was formed in 1903 and became a member of the World Alliance of YMCAs in 1905. Later associations were formed in Belo Horizonte (1951), Sorocaba (1956), Brasília (1965), Londrina (1966), and Itapeva (1984). Glass is cracked; Minor deterioration. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
  • Rights
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