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Title
Missionary sister spoon-feeding baby orphans, Yaounde, Cameroon, ca.1920-1940
Creator
Unidentified
Date Created and/or Issued
1920/1940
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
Divinity.Library@yale.edu
Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
http://web.library.yale.edu/divinity/copyright-and-permissions
Description
"YAOUNDE. - Les petits Orphelins." ("The small orphans"). A missionary sister feeds a group of children who sit on a mat on the ground. In the background another woman cares for some children in a long wooden cradle. Postcard issued by Les Soeurs Missionnaires du Saint-Espirt au Cameroun.
The back of the postcard is blank with printed information about the mission agency: "Les Soeurs Missionnaires du Saint-Espirt, 29, Rue Lhomond, Paris 5e, Ch. P. 1345.09" Les Soeurs Missionnaires du Saint-Esprit au Cameroun was a women's Catholic religious order.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m12317 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG101-004-0000-0047
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m12317
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-004-0000-0047.jpg
Subject
Missionary work
Abandoned children
Group portraits
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Cameroon
Yaounde
Source
YDS/RG101/004/0000/0047 [File]
Relation
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
impa-m980

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