Give us this day our daily bread.

Description:

His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year
old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he
finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an
earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1827 - 1853  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Usage:
Total Uses: 540
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: The American Sunday School Union (ASSU) was founded in 1824 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It's purpose was promoting Sunday schools and their goals of educating children. The ASSU published vast numbers of items, and distributed countless books and periodicals through its Sunday schools and by selling them to others. It played an important role in shaping not only 19th century children's literature in America, but also the moral character of several generations.
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1827 - 1853
  • Digitized: January 20, 2007
Coverage:
From 1827 to 1853
Description:

His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year
old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he
finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an
earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.

Note:

Example of a Sunday school "prize." The simple 4-page booklet with woodcut illustration would be awarded as a prize for attendence or a correct answer or winning a contest. As stories are collected, they could be bound into a book. Bound compilations were also available. Presented to the Weaver Collection of Juvenile Materials in honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book & Texana Collections, October 2006.

Physical Description:

[4] p. (numbered 85-88) : illus.; 10.5 cm. (4 3/16"). No binding, as issued.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: PS1039 .A31 G58 1827z
  • UNTCAT: b3094324 |
  • OCLC: 73246502 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc2110
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public