Red Bird Mission, Harlan Heim Slide Presentation,1932
- Red Bird Mission, Harlan Heim Slide Presentation,1932
- Red Bird Mission
- 126 items
- Fund raising -- Red Bird Mission Hospital
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Religion
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Health care
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Education
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Funeral rites and ceremonies
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Description and travel
- Challenge of the Cumberlands (slide presentation)
- Bell County, Kentucky -- Culture
- Settlement workers
- Finding Aid Author
- Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
- Berea College
- Biography / History
- Heim, a graduate of Cornell University Medical School, came to the Mission as its first doctor and founded the hospital in 1928. He later became the Mission's first director.
- Scope and Content
- This was used by Heim during his travels around the country to promote and gather support for the Red Bird Mission.
- These slides, photographed by H. Huber of Enola, Pennsylvania, depict customs, such as funerals; the Mission's work in religion, health care, and education; and Bell County, Kentucky landscapes. A copy of the script is also present.
- These are fourth generation reproductions of the original lantern slides; therefore the image quality is poor.