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Whitefield’s Hindmarsh. Pennies for the Poor. Four hundred families amid the dense poverty of Southwark, Hindmarsh, Brompton, Bowden and Devon Park look to us for aid. Giving makes us glad.

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Hindmarsh, S.A. : Whitefield’s Congregational Institute, [circa 1927]. Collection box, 142 x 235 mm (still folded flat), printed in red and blue on white card, with two illustrations; fine condition.

The Whitefield’s Institute was a mission to the Adelaide poor established in 1927 by Rev. Wilfred J. Magor, minister of the Congregational Church in the industrial suburb of Hindmarsh.

From the side of the box:

‘Daughter Institution of the great Whitefield’s Institute in Tottenham Court Road, London, in memory of England’s sainted evangelist and philanthropist, George Whitefield … Receiving depots for parcels: Adelaide Station, Stow Church, Mt. Gambier Station. Parcels railed freight free to Whitefield’s Bowden. The Institute stands to feed, clothe, and win the children. Provide clean and wholesome recreation. Bright hour services for struggling mothers. A brotherhood for the men, general relief. Pleasant Sunday afternoons. Free circulating library. Education in home industries. The evangelization of the multitude. We help people of every creed. Our work is entirely undenominational.’

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