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"Missionspräses O. Gemuseus u. Frau." ("Head of the Mission O[skar] Gemuseus and wife."). On the right: Missionary Gemuseus. On the left: his wife Mathilde. He has put his arm around her shoulder and is looking at her. They are wearing white clothes. Oskar Gemuseus (1874 - 1959) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served as headmaster from 1907 to 1916, as mission superintendent of Nyassa [Nyasa] Province from 1925 to 1930, as bishop from 1932 to 1939. Starting in 1939 he wrote a history of the mission in Nyasa Province ("Wechselnde Gezeiten an den Gestaden des Nyassa"). His wife was Mathilde, née Richter. See his publications: "Mission und Gold", Herrnhut 1936 "Ein Gebundener Jesu Christi (über Fiwombe)", Hamburg 1950 "Sakalija Mwakasungala", Hamburg 1953. -- Mathilde, née Richter married Oskar Gemuseus in 1907. -- Werner Hauffe (1909-1982) was a carpenter and later a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. From 1933 to 1939, he served in Rungwe, Utengule and Isoko. In Utengule, he was an assistant to Brother Gemuseus. In 1937 he married Irmgard Wolff.
2 copies, colored slide no. 10898 photographic print, 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photographs
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