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Fiftieth Anniversary of the YMCA of the World, June 6, 1894

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Title:
Fiftieth Anniversary of the YMCA of the World, June 6, 1894
Description:
The program from the International YMCA Training School's, now Springfield College, Jubilee Day which celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the YMCA. The Jubilee Celebration took place on June 6, 1894 and included singing, readings and a playing of the letter written by YMCA founder, Sir George Williams, to the class of 1894 and recorded on a wax cylinder.
Creator:
Springfield College
Date:
1894
Format:
Documents
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
George Williams Papers
Subjects:
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College--Students
International Young Men's Christian Association
Young Men's Christian Association of North America
Springfield College
Williams, George, Sir, 1821-1905
YMCA
Programs
Celebrations
Pamphlets
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
4 pages
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Sir George Williams founded the YMCA in London in 1844 and the movement quickly spread to Ireland and Scotland, and in 1851 to North America. By the time George Williams was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1894, the 50th anniversary of the YMCA, there were 5, 000 YMCAs in 24 countries with 500, 000 members.
Language:
English
Identifier:
ms509-01-05-001
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