The continued popularity of the shirtdress gives this young woman a modern air, as does her direct and confident gaze.
Manilla was a Lincoln High graduate and worked as a theater usher. In 1921 she married a young AME pastor. They served in Duluth, Council Bluffs and Cedar Rapids, where she passed. She had a tremendous ministry of correspondence with our service men and obviously loved the Lord very much. She was born in an Iowa coal mining town and raised in the uniquely...more »