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Photo courtesy of the School of Theology Library

Photo courtesy of the School of Theology Library

Summer camp, flapper-style. Unearthed in a scrapbook at the School of Theology¹s archives, this photo shows students in BU¹s School of Religious Education and Social Service at a summer camp in Poland, Maine, circa 1920.

According to the scrapbook, it was shot during ³"Health Week" at the camp, where at noon every day the female students would gather to sing. Judging by a multitude of photographs taken around the same time, the women¹s accompaniment of choice was the ukulele. The School of Religious Education and Social Service, according to its literature, concentrated on training "Christian workers," mostly women, who took positions in foreign missions and church administration, and helped immigrants and the poor in settlement houses, precursors to modern community service centers. In the early 1940s, its programs were absorbed by the School of Education, the School of Theology, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the new School of Social Work.


10 September 2004
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