WHERE THE WHITE TIES LEAD: A STORY DESCRIBING REAL SCENES, REAL PEOPLE, REAL WORK. Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston.

WHERE THE WHITE TIES LEAD: A STORY DESCRIBING REAL SCENES, REAL PEOPLE, REAL WORK ...

Chicago: Deaconess Advocate, [1900]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-45 [46: blank] [47: illustration] [48: blank], illustrations, original buff pictorial wrappers printed in black, side stapled. First edition. "The Phebe Series, 1 January 1900, volume 1, number 4. An early work by Annie Fellows Johnston (1863–1931), American author of children's fiction who wrote the enormously popular The Little Colonel novels (a thirteen-book series beginning in 1895), which was the basis for the 1935 Shirley Temple film The Little Colonel. A fictionalized story based on factual cases, first published in the CENTRAL CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, of service by Methodists who volunteer to help the needy in the Chicago slums. Includes a photograph of Lucy Rider Meyer, the originator of the Deaconess work in the Methodist Episcopal Church in America. A very good copy of this fragile book. OCLC reports one copy. Another edition, WHAT THE DEACONESS DOES: OR, WHERE THE WHITE TIES LEAD: A STORY DESCRIBING REAL SCENES, REAL PEOPLE, REAL WORK, copyright 1899, was also published by the Deaconess Advocate. OCLC reports one copy of this edition, priority unknown. No edition of this work is listed in the American Catalogue. Both editions are rare. (23462). Item #23462

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