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Chinese Sunday School student, Augusta, c. 1890

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Chinese Sunday School student, Augusta, c. 1890

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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.

Other Information


  • 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 (cm): 23 x 15
  • Local Code: Coll. 2080 Box 5
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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