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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: "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…