YMCA Conference of New England Secretaries, 1889
View Full Image
This photograph depicts a group portrait of attendees at the YMCA Conference of New England Secretaries standing at the steps of a big building’s door. Notice how all of men pictured are wearing hats and the two kids on left side of the picture aren’t. “The New England Secretaries’ Conference was held in Portland, Maine March 7 - 10, 1889. There was large attendance and much interest. Much credit for the success of the past year is due to the untiring effort of the State Secretary, E. A. Lawrence”. College association work was presented before delegates from 26 colleges. (Young Men's Christian Association Yearbook and official roosters, 1899, p. 53). There is a duplicate image (SC18797) that can be seen, here: http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/9409 The border of this image is not shown in this digital image. This border has a caption that says, "Conference of New England Secretaries, held at Portland, ME, March 7-10, 1889."; A penned caption at the back of the picture reads, "New England Secretaries Conf. 1889”. Another penciled caption reads “NE Sects Conf Portland Maine 7-10 1889”.
|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
|Young Men's Christian Association of North America|
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.