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Camp life, Ethiopia, 1933
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University of Southern California. Libraries
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University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
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Archiv des Evangelisch-lutherischen Missionswerkes (ELM), Georg-Haccius-Str. 9, 29320, Hermannsburg, Germany
Evangelisches-lutherisches Missionswerk in Niedersachsen (ELM)
Hermannsburg Mission
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From left to right: Hermann Grabe, standing in front of a tent, Heinz Rohde lying in it, Fritz Bock sitting, an Ethiopian and Roman Hall packing up
rightmost "Ato Tassama, der bis zum letzten Augenblick bei Müller ausgehalten und ihn beerdigt hat" ("Ato Tassama, who stayed with Müller till the end and buried him"). In front of the tent baggage, in the background several mules.
One copy is retouched. -- Friedrich (Fritz) Bock (1902-1993) was a missionary of the Hermannsburg mission in Ethiopia from 1932 to 1936. He was married to Marie Engel, née Harmening. From 1937 to 1944 he served in South Africa. Afterwards he worked as a missionary in Germany. -- Hermann Grabe (1901-1984) was a ship carpenter and deacon. He was a missionary of the Hermannsburg mission in Ethiopia from 1927 to 1935.
photographic prints, 15 x 10 cm.
impa-m59260 [Legacy record ID]
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International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Hermannsburg Mission, 1888-1958
two copies exist

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