Martha Christensson school papers, 1923
|Size:||.25 linear feet (1 box)|
Christensson, Martha (1902-)
The collection is open for research onsite. A limited amount of photocopies may be requested via mail.
|Subject Headings:||English language exercises
Young Women's Christian Association
Lisa Huntsha, 2013
Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Donated to the Swenson Center in 2013 by Helen Krong, niece of Martha Christensson, daughter of Svea Christensson.
Martha Christensson was born in 1902 in Tjörn, Sweden, and immigrated to New York City, New York in 1920/1921. Her sister, Svea Christensson was born in 1904 in Tjörn, Sweden and immigrated to New York City with her sister.
This collection includes 9 English lessons and practice sheets from a course Martha Christensson took at the YWCA in 1923. The school was located at the Ballard School, Central Branch, YWCA, 610 Lexington Avenue, New York City. The course was "Oral and Reading Lesson" "For Non-English Speaking Women."
Lessons are as follows: I. Letter Writing, II. Marketing, III. Marking Change, IV. (missing), V. Opening a Bank Account, VI. Doing Errands, VII. Shopping, VIII. Traveling, IX. Looking for Work, X. Saluting our Flag.
Collection also includes one photograph of Martha and Svea Christensson.
1. 9 English lessons and exercises
2. 1 photograph of Martha and Svea Christensson (left to right)
When citing this collection, use the following credit line: Martha Christensson school lessons, 1923 (MSS P:331), Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois