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Typewritten document describing photograph of American women on trial in Bursa, Turkey, 1928
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Day, Lucille, -- 1901-1988 (subject)
Sanderson, Edith, -- b. ca. 1900 (subject)
Jilson, Jennie, -- b. 1865 or 6 (subject)
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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Bartlett (Adelbert) Papers
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Text reads in part: Actual photograph, said to be the first released in this country, showing the Turkish court trial at Brousa, Turkey, April 25, 1928, before Judge Ahmed Nizameddin, when the Misses Lucille Day of Pacific Palisades, Cal., Edith Sanderson, Berkeley, Cal., and Jennie Jilson, American girl missionary workers, each were sentenced to serve 3 days in jail and to pay a fine of $13 for alleged teaching of Christianity, contrary to present Turkish religious laws. Left to right, the missionaries are, Miss Day (wearing glasses), Miss Sanderson and Miss Jilson (writing). ... Sentence was passed at Constantinople, Sept. 26, 1928 ... Miss Day is now in Salonica, Greece, teaching at the American school. The Miss Sanderson and Jilson are in Italy and plan to return to the States.
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2412 Lucille Day, Pac Palisades, 1927. Brausa. Turkish court with Miss Jennie Jilson writing, Lucille Day & Edith Sanderson in front - next to last day of trial. Dist Court of Brausa, Turkey Apr 25/28 Judge Ahmed Nizameddin - sentenced 3 girls 3 days in jail fine 13.00. Miss Day now at Salonica
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
1 p.
Bursa (Turkey)
Trials -- Turkey -- Bursa
Adelbert Bartlett Papers. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA
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