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Missionary fathers at a plantation, Bonoua, Ivory Coast, ca. 1900-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
"15. COTE d'IVOIRE - Plantation de Bonoua." ("IVORY COAST - Plantation of Bonoua.") Two missionary fathers dressed in white along with four indigenous boys sit on the roots of a very large tree in the midst of other trees and vegetation. Postcard issued by "Missions Africaines, 150, Cours Gambetta, Lyon."
The back of the postcard is blank and contains information about the printer: "Phototypie Mee Lescuyer, 16, r. des Remparts-d'Ainay, Lyon." The back also contains information from the mission agency: "L'APPEL DE L'AFRIQUE - La Societe des Missions Africaines, fondee a Lyon en 1856, evangelise tout le littoral du Golfe de guinee: Liberia, Cote d'Ivorie, Cote de l'Or, togo, Dahomey, Nigeria. - ...soit un territoire plus vaste que deux fois la France, avec une population de 25 millions d'ames. - ...Pour aider nos missionnaires dans leur immense tache - ...pour soutenir leurs oeuvres sociales: leproseries, leurs ecoles (environ 300,000 ecoliers Africains...) - ...pour contribuer a sauver l'Afrique. - Vous pouvez adresser vos offrandes a l'adresse suivante: Missions Africaines Baudonne-TARNOS (Landes) - D'avance MERCI C.C.P. 345.19 Bx." ("The CALL OF AFRICA - the Company of the African Missions, founded at Lyon in 1856, evangelises all the coast of the Gulf of Guinea: Liberia, Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, Togo, Dahomey, Nigeria. -... it is a territory twice the size of France, with a population of 25 million hearts. -... to help our missionaries in their immense task -... to support their social works: leper-houses, dispensaries... and their schools (approximately 300,000 African schoolboys...) -... to contribute to save Africa. - You can address your offerings to the following address: African missions Baudonne-TARNOS (Landes)- In advance THANK YOU C.C.P. 345.19 Bx.")
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
impa-m12801 [Legacy record ID]
Missionary work
Group portraits
Time Period
Ivory Coast
YDS/RG101/006/0000/0117 [File]
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Missionary Postcard Collection
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections

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