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Title
Father Meyer starting out on a mission at Pingnan, China,1928
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
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
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Maryknoll Mission Archives, P.O. Box 305, Maryknoll, N.Y. 10545-0305; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/
archives@maryknoll.org ; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1669
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=17
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1917 ; Maryknoll Mission Archives.
Description
This is a photograph of Fr. Meyer about to start out on a six weeks mission visitation at Pingnam [now Pingnan].
Born in Iowa, Fr. Meyer was studying for the diocesan priesthood when he heard about Maryknoll and wrote to Fr. James Anthony Walsh in 1914. As a deacon at Maryknoll he became procurator of the Seminary and member of the first Maryknoll governing council.
In 1918 he became one of the pioneer departure group to open Maryknoll's first mission in Kongmoon, South China. He spent many years in China but was finally forced to leave by the Communists in 1950.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 8.1 x 10.8 cm.
Identifier
impa-m3762 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-004-12-0005
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m3762
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-004-12-0005.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Clergy
Missionary work
Portraits
Time Period
1928
Place
China
Pingnam
Source
MKL/China/004/12/0005 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Photographs of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York, 1912-1945
impa-m338

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