Bowery Mission

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Homelessness In The United States - Historical Background - Pre-1960s
... City, for example, there was an area known as "the Bowery", traditionally, where alcoholics were to be found sleeping on the streets, bottle in hand ... Rescue missions offering "soup, soap, and salvation", a phrase introduced by The Salvation Army, sprang up along the Bowery thoroughfare, including the oldest one, The Bowery Mission ... The mission was founded in 1879 by the Rev ...
Fanny Crosby - Rescue Missions - 1880–1900
... From this time Crosby increased her involvement in various missions and homes ... decades, Crosby would dedicate her time as "Aunty Fanny" to work at various city rescue missions, including the McAuley Water Street Mission, the Bowery Mission, the Howard Mission, the Cremore Mission ... and supported the Helping Hand for Men (better known as the Water Street Mission), "America's first rescue mission", in Manhattan, which was founded to minister to alcoholics and ...

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