Mrs. Janabea Gamell

Mrs. Janabea Gamell (later Gamell-Wilson) looks over boxes of books and toys at the Church of Holy Communion on January 9, 1968. Mrs. Gamell was the director of the Hilltop Community Child Day Care Center which was located in the parish hall of the church. The day care center would open on January 15, 1968, to house, support and oversee children of low-income parents. It was sponsored by the church and the Hilltop Multi-Service Center. Mrs. Gamell was involved in many civic and church organizations and was the mother of former Tacoma City councilwoman Dr. Dolores Silas.

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