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Jean Cunningham

Jean Cunningham with religious placard, c 1913. Cunningham was a howdie, the Scots word for a midwife. She was a very religious woman, and when she wasn't delivering babies she delivered her Christian message in the streets of the city's East End.

Reference: TEMP.2039.751

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

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