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The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 118-51-2, Weaving Mats "Don't Spit": Young woman at the loom, Grenfell Mission, St. Anthony, [ca. 1906], International Grenfell Association photograph collection
Additional Information Interior view of the loom room, Industrial Department, Grenfell Mission, St. Anthony. The motto "Don’t spit" was used extensively by Grenfell staff as part of their tuberculosis prevention campaign and was incorporated into some crafts, including mats.