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" Boys learning to read Arabic." Boys in Sierra Leone learning Arabic. From a set of lantern slides entitled "Daybreak in Mendiland" compiled by Frank Deaville Walker (1878-1945), editor of the Methodist Missionary Society magazines Foreign Field and its successor, Kingdom Overseas. Many of the photographs Walker used were his own, taken on visits to the MMS mission fields between 1920 and 1937. Mendiland is in the south west of Sierra Leone, the home of Mende-speaking people.
Lantern slides, 8 x 8 cm. photographs
impa-m11661 [Legacy record ID] IMP-SOA-MMS-06-20-67-32 http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m11661 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-SOA-MMS-06-20-67-32.jpg
Arabic Boys Methodist Missionary Society Group portraits