Children in Somerville

Front Page of the Rescue Herald, Volume 8, Number 1

The American Rescue Workers were an aid organization similar to the Salvation Army.  While there was a need for their services in Somerville, the group did not maintain a good relationship with their neighbors and the city did not renew the license.

Letter from the American Rescue Workers to the Somerville Board of Health Describing Services

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License for American Rescue Workers' Day Nusery
Inspection of the American Rescue Workers' Day Nursery

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Letter from Laurence Howard, Executive Clerk to Lillian E. Henderson, American Rescue Workers Regarding Decision Not to Renew License