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Pastor Andrew Gih and fellow missionaries Betty Hu and Alice Lan spread the gospel of Christianity, Chinatown, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 4, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Ever since 34-year-old Pastor Andrew Gih was accidentally sent to a missionary school as a child in Shanghai he has forsaken Confucianism and spread the gospel of Christianity across China and the United States.
Dressed in winter coats Pastor Gih and two other Chinese women congregate beside him on the sidewalk. They hold books, a handheld harpsichord and a poster that depicts a cross on a mountaintop with Chinese lettering.
Photograph appears with the article, "China Sends Pastor Here," Los Angeles Times, 04 Jan 1936: A3.
Text from newspaper caption: This trio of evangelists may be seen nightly preaching the gospel in Chinatown. Left to right are Pastor Andrew Gih, Betty Hu and Alice Lan. Gih in his youth forsook his oriental religion and embraced Christianity.
Handwritten on negative: Alice Lan Betty Hu Andrew Gih
Text from negative sleeve: 4369 - LtR - Pastor Andrew Gih Miss Betty Hu Miss Alice Lan Chinese Evangelist. 1-2-36 [stamped:] Jan 7 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lan, Alice
Gih, Andrew
Hu, Betty M
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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