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photograph of the Doshisha church building, taken in 1886
19th century, churches, Japan
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
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.
19th century, China
entrance to a Chinese mission hospital
20th century, books, China, medical missions, missions
staff of the ABCFM missionary hospital in Pang Chuang, China, including native Chinese workers and Drs. (Mr. & Mrs.) Francis and Emma Jane Tucker
20th century, China, medical missions, missionaries, missions
Lecture on "Caring for the Baby", Nanking, China, a demonstration before school girls by a doctor and nurse in "China's Health Campaign"
20th century, China, medical missions, missions
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.
19th century, missionaries
Early graduates of the Woman's Board of Missions' Home School in Constantinople, which was the forerunner of the American College for Girls.
Pang Chuang hospital staff 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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