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Title
Missionary sister sitting with orphans, Yaounde, Cameroon, ca.1920-1940
Creator
Unidentified
Date Created and/or Issued
1920/1940
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
Divinity.Library@yale.edu
Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
http://web.library.yale.edu/divinity/copyright-and-permissions
Description
A seated missionary sister holds an orphan baby while posing with sixteen other orphan children who sit or lie on the ground. Another woman sits at the opposite end of the image also holding an orphan child.
The back of the postcard is blank and contains a printed title "(22) Creche Des Soeurs Du Saint-Esprit A Yaounde (Cameroun)" ("Crib Of the Sisters Of Holy Spirit in Yaounde") and information about the mission agency "Edite par &lt
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MISSIONS&gt
&gt
, Revue mensuelle, 30, rue Lhomond, Paris (5e), 10 fr. par an. Ch. post. 1718-45, Paris". Les Soeurs Missionnaires du Saint-Esprit au Cameroun was a women's Catholic religious order.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m12360 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG101-004-0000-0070
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m12360
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-004-0000-0070.jpg
Subject
Missionary work
Abandoned children
Group portraits
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Cameroon
Yaounde
Source
YDS/RG101/004/0000/0070 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Missionary Postcard Collection
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections
impa-m980

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