Oral history interview with Mary Helene Binnom

Part of the Oral history of the foundation of the CHIPS shelter (Christian Help in Park Slope), a Christian charitable organization in Brooklyn, N.Y., dedicated to helping the homeless and the poor. Mary Helene Binnom discusses the founding and operations of New Nazareth House, a homeless shelter in...

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Main Author: Binnom, Mary Helene.
Other Authors: Marshall, Daniel, New York Catholic Worker Community.
Format: Cassette
Language: English
Published: 1981.
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Summary: Part of the Oral history of the foundation of the CHIPS shelter (Christian Help in Park Slope), a Christian charitable organization in Brooklyn, N.Y., dedicated to helping the homeless and the poor. Mary Helene Binnom discusses the founding and operations of New Nazareth House, a homeless shelter in Brooklyn, N.Y. She discusses the spiritual implications of homelessness and how the house is focused on providing a Christian environment for the homeless. She talks about government policies focused on homeless shelters and how they have affected her shelter and homeless persons in general. She discusses the difficulties facing mentally ill homeless persons in New York. She also talks briefly about her house's relationship with the CHIPS shelter. Interviewed by Daniel Marshall.
Physical Description: 1 sound cassette (31 min.) : analog.
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