From January 1918 to April 1921, 826,338 men were dealt with by Y.M.C.A. street patrols; 1,195,496 were welcome in the social rooms; 55,008 provided with free hospitality and entertainment in private homes; thousands of men were taken from the streets and assisted to their quarters; 301,548 were kept from the temptations of the streets by free entertainments in theatres and other places of amusement; and 170,637 were piloted round historic London by honorary guides. This slide is part of Springfield College’s collection of lantern slides depicting Australian Y.M.C.A. war work during World War I.
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