Malaga Islanders with missionary, ca. 1909

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Malaga Islanders with missionary, ca. 1909

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Malaga Island residents visited with a missionary on a Sunday.

Malaga Island, off Phippsburg, was home to a mixed race population. The state took over the island in 1911 and evicted the residents.

This image was part of a story in Harper's Weekly.

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  • Title: Malaga Islanders with missionary, ca. 1909
  • Creator: Harper's Weekly
  • Creation Date: circa 1909
  • Subject Date: circa 1909
  • Local Name: Malaga Island
  • Town: Phippsburg
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: M Y82.3a, Harper's Weekly V. CXIX - No. 721-65 1909
  • Object Type: Image

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