• Created Date
  • 1923
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • This poster served as part of a fund raising drive for the International Young Men's Christian Association College, now Springfield College, which had as its goal a $2,5000,000 expansion and endowment fund which occurred around 1923. The poster encourages citizens of Pittsburgh to donate up to $50,000 which represented “much less than Pittsburgh’s share, based on the service which this city receives from Springfield men." On this poster are pi... more
    This poster served as part of a fund raising drive for the International Young Men's Christian Association College, now Springfield College, which had as its goal a $2,5000,000 expansion and endowment fund which occurred around 1923. The poster encourages citizens of Pittsburgh to donate up to $50,000 which represented “much less than Pittsburgh’s share, based on the service which this city receives from Springfield men." On this poster are pictured some of the estimated forty graduates of Springfield College who worked in Pittsburgh, whose names include Arthur G. Jeffrey (Class of 1920), J. J. Davey (Class of 1894), S. Wayne Christian (Class of 1922), C. Lawrence Walsh (Class of 1912), Alfred H. Wyman (Class of 1913), L. C. Gardner (Class of 1910), H. A. Batchelor (Class of 1917), J. B. Hurst (Class of 1922), Burton Doyle (Class of 1905), J. A. Dennis (Class of 1918), C. E. Briggs (Class of 1909), R. C. Atkinson (Class of 1923), A. L. Walsh (Class of 1923), George A. Batchelor (Class of 1914), F. A. Lenhardt (Class of 1917), and Fred A. Bode (Class of 1917). Other alumni mentioned but not pictured in this poster include P. H. Burdon (Class of 1926), Stacey V. Gerwig (Class of 1917), C. P. Leety (Class of 1923), E. W. Pennock (Class of 1915), H. H. Provin (Clas of 1911), E. O. Tikiob (Class of 1923), A. H. Wyman (Class of 1913) and A. G. Jeffrey (Class of 1920). Facilities directed and staffed by Springfield alumni featured on this poster include the Sarah Heinz House, the Pittsburgh Central Y.M.C.A., and the Hill Top Y.M.C.A., as well as several of Pittsburgh's schools. A stamped caption on the back reads: "Builders of Pittsburgh's future citizens". less
  • Format
  • Photographs
  • Rights
  • Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law. Contact host institution for more information.