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Title
Bullet Holes in the Living Room of the Moses Family, Nigeria, ca.1967-1969
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1960/1969
2014-11-07
2015:05:12 10:41:37
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
Abilene Christian University. Brown Library. Milliken Special Collections
Contact address or phone given here.
Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library, Abilene Christian University, Box 29208, Abilene, TX 79699-9208; 325-674-2348
ask@acu.libanswers.com
Description
"Bullet holes in Moses' living room" A close-up shot of bullet holes that riddled the living room of a Nigerian family who were members of Churches of Christ. This picture was taken in the late 1960s in what was then called "Biafra," the state that broke away from Nigeria and led to the Nigerian Civil War. During and especially after the war, starvation was widespread among the Ibo people. Two American missionaries from Churches of Christ, Rees Bryant and Jim Massey, took a survey trip into Biafra to see how the church could be of assistance and were later involved in providing aid to the Ibo people of eastern Nigeria.
Type
image
Format
photographic print
photographs
Identifier
IMPA-ACU-JL-20-M1-019.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-91090
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMPA-ACU-JL-20-M1-019.jpg
Subject
Housing
Interior views
Time Period
1960/1969
Source
ACU/JL/20/M1/19 [File]
Relation
Abilene Christian University. Brown Library. Milliken Special Collections
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Jimmie Lovell Papers, Center for Restoration Studies
Photographs from Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, 1899-1969

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