Early 20th Century

Mr. C. H. Gootee of Preston, Md., who has been engaged in mission work in this city for several years, and who has done I evangelistic work in many of the Eastern prisons, has succeeded in forming the National Prisoners Missionary Association; its object being to arrange for Sunday schools and the preaching of the gospel in jails, workhouses, convict camps and long-term prisons throughout the United States, and also distribute Bibles and gospel reading material among prisoners in their cells. The work is undenominational. The office of Mr. Gootee, The president of the association, is in the Midnight Rescue Mission.

Virginia Times Dispatch, August 15, 1908

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