Progress in the Christian Science activities at San Quentin...

[Semiannual Report of the Christian Science Activity at the California State Prison, San Quentin, California]

Progress in the Christian Science activities at San Quentin Prison is continuing satisfactorily. The religious workers petitioned Governor Olson to have a new chapel erected. He replied as follows: "Chaplains at San Quentin Prison, San Quentin, California. Gentlemen: This will acknowledge receipt of your petition to me for an adequate chapel at San Quentin. I have carefully read your petition and am impressed by your statement of the need for an auditorium for religious worship. I am transmitting this petition to the Board of Prison Directors, advising that I favor erection at an early date of such a chapel and auditorium. Thanking you for bringing this subject to my attention, and the splendid services you render in the aid of the humane and spiritual rehabilitation work we are set out to accomplish in the management of this prison, I am, very truly yours (Signed) Culbert L. Olson, Governor of California."

September 13, 1941

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