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Ymca Gallery

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Choose from 107 pictures in our Ymca collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Concerts at the Front: Miss Lena Ashwell Featured Print

Concerts at the Front: Miss Lena Ashwell

A concert party, including Miss Lena Ashwell(sixth figure from the left), at the Indian Y.M.C.A hut. Lena Ashwell, British actress and actor-manager, OBE(1872-1957), was involved in the organisation of large-scale entertainment for troops at the front during World War I. Date: 1915

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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YMCA Hut - High Street Kensington, London Featured Print

YMCA Hut - High Street Kensington, London

YMCA Hut - High Street Kensington, London. Almost every available square foot of greenery in central London was comandeered for war purposes, often in some of the most prestigious locations. In Sloane Square, the Bibesco Hut provided meals for many of the men stationed at the nearby barracks in Chelsea; a hut for American officers, in London, named the Washington Inn, was quickly erected in the leafy YMCA Washington Inn shade of St. James's Square and in exclusive Grosvenor Square, the Victoria Rifles, a Territorial regiment, took up residence. Date: 1915

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Article on opening of the Eagle Hut in Aldwych, 1917 Featured Print

Article on opening of the Eagle Hut in Aldwych, 1917

Article in The Graphic, written by Margaret Chute, reporting on the opening of the Eagle YMCA Hut in Aldwych, London, which opened 3rd September 1917 and was intended as a centre for American servicemen in London. Guests at the Eagle Hut could enjoy a meal, get a bed for the night, find others who were from the same state and be amused by regular entertainments. The hut was opened by the American Ambassador, Dr.Walter H. Page. Date: 1917

© Mary Evans Picture Library