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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…
19th century, Africa
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.
19th century, Africa, missionaries
caption reads: "Miss Carter with Inanda Seminary Girls"
Inanda Seminary was founded by American missionaries in 1869 and is still operating in the 21st century. It was the first high school for African girls.
Minnie Esther Carter served as a…
20th century, Africa, missionaries, missions
Harvard Street Church, Boston, MA. image of Harvard Street Church in Boston, ca. 1843
originally printed in the 1843 Boston Almanac as part of a catalog of the churches in Boston at that time
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