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Title
Mission house and mountain in Baziya, South Africa East, 1933-12-15
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
Contact: Moravian Archives at http://www.archiv.ebu.de
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
http://www.archiv.ebu.de
unitaetsarchiv@ebu.de
Description
"Baziya. Missionshaus und Baziyaberg. Br. Blohm redet mit drei Kaffern" ("Baziya. Mission house and Baziya mountain. Brother Blohm is talking to three Kaffirs"). A house. Three persons are standing at the entrance. Around the house are trees. In the background a mountain.
Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Blohm, born in 1884 in Keffenbrinck (Germany), was a carpenter. In 1911 he married Marie Bürger. He started his missionary work in 1911 in Unyamwezi (East Africa). After being imprisoned by the Belgians from 1916 till 1917 he returned to Germany. From 1922 till 1945 he worked as a missionary in Baziya (South Africa). He died in Baziya in 1945.--Paul Albert Theile, born in 1908 in Niesky (Germany), was a theologian and preacher. He was no missionary in Africa, but went on an educational journey to East Africa in 1933 and to South Africa in 1934. He was a mission deputy in Montmirail (France) from 1934 till 1938. In 1948 he married Susette Schmidt. After 1962 he was director of the Moravian Church in Switzerland. He died in 1995 in Birsfelden (near Basel / Switzerland).
c.f. picture no. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09490.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints
6 x 10.4 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m15370 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09489
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m15370
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09489.jpg
Subject
Houses
Mountains
Clergy
General views
Time Period
1933-12-15
Place
Africa
Baziya
South Africa
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76
two copies exist

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