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Mission staff in St. Anthony

The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 118-52.6, Kate, Julia, Lizzie, Mrs. Ryan, Mary, Jessie, Rube, Guest House : Mission staff, St. Anthony, 1908, International Grenfell Association photograph collection

Additional Information  The local women who were part of the housekeeping staff at St. Anthony included Kate, cook; Mary and Lizzie, maids; and Mrs. Ryan, housekeeper.
Jessie Luther (second from right), a Massachusetts volunteer, started the Industrial Works Department at the Grenfell Mission. Reuben Simms, neighbour and supporter, assisted the Mission in all aspects of northern life.