Martha and Waitstill Sharp, departing for Europe in February, 1939. The Sharps were Unitarians who were sent on a mission by the Unitarian Church to aid and rescue refugees in Europe, which was on the brink of war. They worked first in Czechoslovakia and then later in Vichy France.
The Sharp family, from left to right, Martha Sharp, son Hastings, Waitstill Sharp, and daughter Martha Content. Martha and Waitstill were Unitarians who helped rescue refugees in Europe during World War II.