Carl B. Kern
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A document including a portrait of Carl B. Kern surrounded by a pen and ink drawing of a boy mourning the portrait. The words "Every kid in town wuz friends to C.B." also appear on the image. On the bottom reads "Ashbrook in Dayton Herald" which may refer to the artist and where this appeared. Before beginning studies at the Springfield, Mass. campus of the YMCA Training School, Kern served as the Boys' Work Secretary Assistant at the Cleveland, Ohio YMCA facility. After graduating in 1907, Kern worked as the Boys' Work Secretary for the YMCA in Poughkeepsie, New York from 1907 to 1908/09. From 1909/10 until 1915/16 he held the same position at the Dayton, Ohio YMCA. He died June 13, 1917. A handwritten caption in the back of the photograph reads "Carl B. Kern Class of 1907 Boys' Secretary at Dayton, Ohio Died June 3, 1917".
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Springfield College--Alumni and Alumnae
Kern, Carl B
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