Charities -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Earl and Carla Harris Papers contains evidence of their donations, primarily receipts, itemized lists, and thank you letters. The collection also contains some event programs, clippings, and photographs.
Overview The Social Health Association of Central Indiana began as the Anti-Syphilis League of Indiana in 1938. Its purpose was to eradicate venereal diseases, particularly syphilis and gonorrhea, and the conditions which contributed to its proliferation. In 1939, the name was changed to the Indiana Social Hygiene Association. In 1943, their mission included the eradication of venereal diseases; the battle against prostitution and sexual delinquency; the promotion of sex education and appropriate sexual...
Overview Wheeler Mission Ministries is a charitable organization serving the material and spiritual needs of poor individuals and families in Indianapolis, Indiana through Christian evangelism and conversion. Begun in 1893 as a home for unwed mothers by the Meridian Union of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, it was expanded by William Vincent Wheeler later that year to include a Rescue Mission. Coupling its charitable work with programs to develop a sense of self-sufficiency among the poor,...