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This unidentified man was a member of the Chinese Sunday School at South Parish Congregational Church in Augusta. Churches offered Chinese Sunday schools to convert immigrants to Christianity. Immigrants joined them as a way to learn English and to socialize.
About This Item
- Title: Chinese Sunday School student, Augusta, c. 1890
- Creator: Mehson
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions: 23 cm x 15 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2080, Box 5
- Collection: Chinese-American collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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