Photograph: Miss Blickenstaff and colleague in Mahableswa, India, in costumes. It is not known if Miss Blickenstaff is a tourist, a missionary or if she is the Mary Blickenstaff referred to in the Brethren Encyclopedia. The Brethren Encyclopedia writes of a Lynn (Mt. Morris Academy) and Mary Blickenstaff (La VerneCollege) as traveling to India in 1921 where Lynn Blickenstaff served as mission treasurer. In 1935 Lynn became the manager of the Intermission Business Office in Bombay. Mary assisted in administration, taught and hosted missionaries and visitors. In 1946 the Church World Service asked Lynn to direct relief work in India Their son, David Blickenstaff, was a 1937 Manchester College graduate.
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The son of Lynn and Mary Blickenstaff, David Blickenstaff, was a 1937 Manchester College graduate.
Description updated by Jeanine M. Wine 7 April 2011.