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photograph of the Doshisha church building, taken in 1886

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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…

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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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entrance to a Chinese mission hospital

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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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Lecture on "Caring for the Baby", Nanking, China, a demonstration before school girls by a doctor and nurse in "China's Health Campaign"

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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.