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Title
Silinga is delivering a speech, Baziya, South Africa East
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
Contact: Moravian Archives at http://www.archiv.ebu.de
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
http://www.archiv.ebu.de
unitaetsarchiv@ebu.de
Description
"Baziya. Utabeliza. Der eingeborene Geistliche Silinga hält eine Ansprache an die Utabeliza-Männer. Sie sitzen in freien Gruppen zusammen" ("Baziya. Utabeliza. The indigenous clergyman Silinga is delivering a speech to the men of Utabeliza. They are sitting together in loose groups"). A group of people sitting in a meadow. Four persons are standing. Behind them plants (maybe aloe).
Johnson W. Silinga, born in Baziya (South Africa East) in 1893, was an indigenous brother of the Moravian Church. He was a mission assistant from 1927 onwards.--Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Blohm, born in 1884 in Keffenbrinck (Germany), was a carpenter. In 1911 he married Marie Bürger. He started his missionary work in 1911 in Unyamwezi (East Africa). After being imprisoned by the Belgians from 1916 till 1917 he returned to Germany. From 1922 till 1945 he worked as a missionary in Baziya (South Africa). He died in Baziya in 1945.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints
5.8 x 9.7 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m15468 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-09920
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m15468
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-09920.jpg
Subject
Speech
Clergy
General views
Place
Africa
Baziya
South Africa
Unknown
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76
two copies exist

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