This is a photograph of the Fushun Choral Society at the Japanese Mission where Fr. O'Donnell was pastor. The young women are dressed in kimonos and the young men are in suits and ties. Rev. O'Donnell was born in New York City. He entered Maryknoll in 1922 and was ordained in 1929. He was assigned to Fushun, Manchuria where he remained until granted a furlough in 1937, after which he returned to Fushun. He was interned when war with Japan broke out and in 1942 was repatriated aboard the refugee ship Gripsholm.
Photographic prints 14.2 x 10.8 cm.
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