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sketch of a town in western Africa (Sierra Leone) reproduced from the notes of American missionary George Thompson, who served at the Mendi Mission

The buildings are constructed of a circle of posts filled with wattle-and-daub walls, and have tall…

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sketch of an American missionary preaching to a group of Africans near Tisana (southern Sierra Leone)

The scene was reproduced from the notes of missionary George Thompson, who served at the Mendi Mission in western Africa.

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caption reads: Centre of the "Bund", Shanghai

The Bund is an embankment along the Huangpu River in Shanghai settled and developed by Europeans during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is now primarily a financial district.

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portrait of William Goodell, missionary to Turkey (1822-65) from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

Goodell's primary achievement was an Armeno-Turkish translation of the Bible.

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Early graduates of the Woman's Board of Missions' Home School in Constantinople, which was the forerunner of the American College for Girls.

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Interior of an Armenian Protestant chapel constructed of sundried brick on a stone foundation.

Parishioners are seated on the floor, grouped by gender, and separated by a low railing.

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American Board of Commissionersfor Foreign Missions ** one dime annually from each shareholder will pay ******* the running expenses of the vessel ***** This certifies thatLucy M. Harmonis the owner of one share in the NewMorning Star. Missionary…

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Front: "The Morning Star" Sailed Nov. 12, 1866. Reverse: American Board of CommissionersforForeign Missions This Certifies, That ____________________has given the sum of _____ cents, to the Mission SchoolEnterprise, in Foreign Lands. S. J.…

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Jeremiah Evarts was a Christian missionary, reformer, and activist for the rights of American Indians in the United States, and a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy of the United States government. He served as both treasurer and…

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The American Board's foreign mission school in Cornwall, Connecticut (1817-1826), attended by Henry Opukahai'a.