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Otis Cary was a third-generation missionary born in Hokkaido, Japan to Ellen and Otis Cary Jr.. He spent his early years there before the family returned to the United States. After attending Amherst College and Yale University, Cary joined the U.S.…

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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…

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staff of the ABCFM missionary hospital in Pang Chuang, China, including native Chinese workers and Drs. (Mr. & Mrs.) Francis and Emma Jane Tucker

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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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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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staff of the Madura mission in southern India:

top row -- Thomas S. Burnell, Horace S. Taylor, Charles T. White
middle row -- Joseph T. Noyes, William Tracy, Nathan L. Lord
bottom row -- John Rendall, Edward Chester, George T. Washburn, William…

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The ordination of the first missionaries from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions -- Adoniram Judson, Gordon Hall, Samuel Nott, Samuel Newell, and Luther Rice in Tabernacle Church in Salem, Mass., February 6, 1812.

The…

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photograph of Fred Field Goodsell, missionary to Turkey and later vice president of the American Board