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Title
Missionaries crossing a river, Kyimbila, Tanzania, ca.1898-1914
Creator
Stolz, Adolf Ferdinand, 1871-1917
Date Created and/or Issued
1898/1914
2003-10-22
2005
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
Contact: Moravian Archives at http://www.archiv.ebu.de
Moravian Archives
Moravian Archives; http://www.archiv.ebu.de/
Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Deutschland
unitaetsarchiv@ebu.de
Description
"Auf der Reise zur Tauffeier nach Itagata, einem Aussenplatz von Kyimbila. Br Adami, Schw. Schmidt, Br Jansa, 2 Kinder." ("On a trip to a christening celebration in Itagata, a branch of Kyimbila. Br[other] Adami, Sis[ter] Schmidt, Br[other] Jansa, 2 children."). Porters carrying two hammocks in which Sister Schmidt and two children are sitting while crossing a river. Missionaries Adami and Jansa riding on mules. Trees and a hill in the background. Imprinted on the image: "3219".
Paul Gustav Adami (1880-1956) was a mission trader of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served in Kyimbila from 1904 to 1908 as employee and from 1908 to 1915 as procurator and business manager. -- Ferdinand Jansa (1868 -- 1957) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served in Ipanya from December 1899 to 1901, 1906 and from 1909 to 1910, in Mbozi 1901, in Kyimbila 1902 and from 1912 to 1916 and in Mwaya from 1907 to 1909. After the First World War he continued his service in Nyasa Province from May 1926 to Mai 1934. He married Caroline, née Jung (1873 -- 1944), in 1899. -- Auguste Regine Schmidt (1883 Clarkson/South Africa -- 1923 Herrnhut) was a nurse and a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine in Kyimbila from 1912 to 1916. The following three years she was taken prisoner of war by the English. -- Adolf Ferdinand Stolz (1871-1917) was a mission trader of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine in Ipanya from 1898 to 1902 and in Kyimbila from 1903 to 1914. He was responsible for the plantations in Kyimbila and Rutenganio. In 1898 he married Helene Elisabeth, née Kootz (1872-1899), in 1903 Anna, née Schulze.
Type
image
Format
colored slide no. 3219
photographic prints, 17.1 x 11.7 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m10769 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-1-03219
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m10769
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-1-03219.jpg
Subject
Clergy
Travel
Rivers
Transport
Group portraits
Time Period
1898/1914
Place
Africa
Kyimbila
Tanzania
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Nyassa 1
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76

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