1901. A Promotional Item Celebrating the First Years of the Volunteer Prison League Booth, Maud Ballington [1865-1948]. Volunteer Prison Work. New York: Volunteer Prison League, . 11 pp. 4 plates. Oblong octavo (9" x 12-1/4"). Printed stiff wrappers. Light edgewear and a few minor stains, joints just starting to split at ends. Faint stain to corner of text block at gutter, interior otherwise fresh. Item accompanied by original transmittal envelope addressed by Booth. $350. * The Volunteer Prison League was a division of the Volunteers of America, a faith-based social-work charity founded in 1896 by Maude Booth and her husband, Ballington Booth, the son of William and Catherine Booth, founders of The Salvation Army. A Handsome promotional piece for potential donors, Volunteer Prison Work commemorates the first four years of the Volunteer Prison League and describes its programs to improve prison conditions, rehabilitate prisoners and aid the families of prisoners. OCLC locates 3 copies (Drew University, Mt. Holyoke College, NY Public Library). (Inventory #: 67718)
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