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Title
The Feast of the Assumption at the Catholic Mission at Xinchang, China, 1917
Date Created and/or Issued
1917-08-15
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 "the Catholic Mission at Sunchong [now Xingchang] for the Feast of the Assumption. Women, upstairs on verandale, men and boys and a few ladies downstairs. Seated, left Rev. John H. Murray, right Rev. Robert J. Cairns."
Rev. Murray was born in Cambridge, MA. He entered Maryknoll in 1914 and was ordained in 1921. He was assigned to Kwangsi, South China, where he remained until 1927. Afterwards he worked in Hawaii. -- Fr. Cairns was born in Glasgow, Scotland and became a Maryknoll Missionary in 1918 at the age of thirty-four. He spent many years in China in Yeung Kong [now Yang-Chiang], Fachow [now Fahsien] and eventually Sancian Island. During WWII he was captured by the Japanese on Sancian Island and killed. His presumed date of death is December 14, 1941
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints 28.5 x 22.8 cm.
Identifier
impa-m6083 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-018-08-0007
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m6083
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-018-08-0007.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Clergy
Catholicism
Group portraits
Time Period
1917-08-15
Place
China
Sunchong
Source
MKL/China/018/08/0007 [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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