Weaver Orphan Home Benefit Flyer

Title

Weaver Orphan Home Benefit Flyer

Subject

The Orphans' Appeal Event, Weaver Orphan Home, Hampton, VA, The Welfare Association, May 27, 1926, Rev W. B. Weaver, Rev J. E. East, Rev J. E. Kirkland, Fitzwater Street, 19th Street, Union Baptist Church, C.A. Tindley Gospel Singers, Mary E. Page, Maude Weaver Winston, E. James, 1817 Catherine Street

Description

A flyer for a fundraising-style event aimed towards benefiting the Weaver Orphan Home in Hampton, VA. The event is being held at the Union Baptist Church on May 27th, 1926 at 8 pm, and is being sponsored by the Welfare Association. The church itself is located on Fitzwater Street above 19th Street. Reverend J. E. Kirkland, the pastor for Union Baptist Church, along with Reverend W. B. Weaver, founder of the home, and Reverend J. E. East, are all making appearances at the event. Music for the event is being provided by the C.A. Tindley Gospel Singers. Mrs. Mary E. Page, the president of the Welfare Association, and Mrs. Maude Weaver Winston, a field agent for the orphanage, are also involved with the event. The flyer for the event was printed by E. James at 1817 Catherine Street.

Creator

The Welfare Association

Source

Ruth Wright Hayre Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1926

Contributor

Richard Fontanet, Elizabeth Dellaquila

Rights

Courtesy of Ruth Wright Hayre Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Files

Orphans_appeal.jpg
Hayre, RW Collection_MS011RH057_001.jpg


Citation

The Welfare Association, “Weaver Orphan Home Benefit Flyer,” Goin' North, accessed March 4, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/98.