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Young Men's Christian Association (Philadelphia, Pa.). University Branch (University of Pennsylvania)
Saint Óscar Romero, in full Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, (born August 15, 1917, Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador—died March 24, 1980, San Salvador) was beatified May 23, 2015 then canonized on October 14, 2018. His feast day March 24th. Romero was a Salvadoran Roman Catholic archbishop who was a vocal critic of the violent activities of government armed forces, right-wing groups, and leftist guerrillas involved in El Salvador’s civil conflict. Although Romero had been considered a conser...
In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...
John Raleigh Mott was born on May 25, 1865 in Livingston Manor, New York to John Stitt and Elmira Dodge Mott. John R. was the third of four children, having two older and one younger sister. The family soon moved to Postville, Iowa, where the elder Mott prospered as a retail lumber and hardware merchant and became mayor. In this conservative, ethnically diverse environment, young Mott grew to mid-adolescence in a home warmed by Methodist "holiness," which faith he confessed...
Josiah Calvin McCracken was a medical missionary and educator in China from 1906 to 1948. Send out by the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania, he headed the medical department at Canton Christian College from 1907 to 1912, and at St. John's University in Shanghai from 1914-1942. From the description of Josiah C. McCracken papers, 1907-1960 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702153171 Josiah C. McCracken was born in a pious re...
The YWCA of Washington State College was established in 1895. It provided the women of the college a place to worship, held bible classes, and located housing and employment. It also served as a social organization that participated with the YMCA of Washington State College. A popular social event in the 1910s-1930s were the conferences held at Seabeck, Washington. Topics at Seabeck focused on issues of the YWCA and the YMCA of the Pacific Northwest. During the 1940s, th...
The organization was founded as the University branch of the intercollegiate Young Men's Christian Association in 1892 (John R. Mott was the director), became independent in 1898 and incorporated under the current name in 1901. Under the mission of Christian advancement, the institution engaged in such traditional social services as operating settlement houses for the poor; providing summer camps for kids from less fortunate families in the vicinity; holding various kinds of social ...
William Proctor Remington attended the Forsythe School and then the Delancey School in Philadelphia. Following his preparatory courses he entered the University of Pennsylvania in 1896 and graduated in 1900 with a Bachelors of Arts Degree. As an undergraduate he served as the Vice President of the Y.M.C.A., editor of "The Pennsylvanian," member of the first Mask and Wig chorus, assistant manager of the football team and a member of the Varsity track team. In 1898, with Josiah C. McCraken, he ini...