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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.

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portrait of Albert Luthuli, South African teacher and politician, president of the anti-apartheid organization African National Congress, and 1960 Nobel Peace Prize winner

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

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photograph of Mrs. Mary K. Edwards, the first missionary adopted by the Woman's Board of Missions

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painting of Niijima Jô / Joseph Hardy Neesima, the first Japanese ordained Protestant minister and founder of Doshisha University in Kyoto

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portrait of Miss Betsey Stockton, freed slave, first single female missionary of the American Board, and teacher at the American Board school at Lahaina, Hawaii (then called the Sandwich Islands)

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portrait of Rev. Dr. Peter Parker, medical missionary of the American Board to China

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portrait of Mrs. Mary Bowker, founder of the Woman's Board of Missions

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portrait of Henry Opukaha'ia (often anglicized as Obookiah), student at the American Board school in Cornwall, Connecticut

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portrait of Rev. Pliny Fisk, missionary of the American Board to Palestine