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Title
Welfare morning, Nigeria, ca. 1935
Creator
Emily Godfrey
Date Created and/or Issued
1930/1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Contact the repository for details.
The University of Edinburgh School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX, United Kingdom
divinity-CSWC@ed.ac.uk
http://www.cswc.div.ed.ac.uk/collections/
Description
Black and white photograph showing Nigerian mothers and babies run by the Methodist Missionary Society in southeast Nigeria. Women wear traditional dress of wraps and blouses or patterned smocks, and wear head-dresses (known as "gele.") Each woman holds a baby on her knee. This photograph was pasted into one of a series of exercise book albums created by Emily Godfrey, Matron of the Ama Achara Methodist Hospital in southeast Nigeria, run by the Methodist Missionary Society.
Format
black-and-white photographs
Identifier
IMP-CSCNWW20-1-4-63.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-77873
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-CSCNWW20-1-4-63.jpg
Subject
Health services
Missionary work
Primitive Methodist Missionary Society
Methodist Missionary Society
Women
Children
Clinics
Group portraits
Time Period
1930/1940
Place
Abia
Africa
Nigeria
Umuahia
medical facilities: Methodist Hospital, Ama Achara
Source
CSCNWW20/1/4/63 [File]
Relation
Emily Godfrey collection; Box 1; Fourth book of photographs (CSCNWW20-1-4)
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, U.K., ca.1900-ca.1940s

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