Folder, comprising of photographic prints, collated by Olive Osborn for use in talks explaining her missionary education work in Nigeria

Scope and Content

Photographs taken by Olive Osborn (with some by her colleague Ruth Musson) and used for talks (and display) by Osborn to illustrate her missionary education work in Nigeria. Most of the photographs date from the early 1950s. Most photographs have captions on rear with many very detailed (including occasionally identifying individual students). Some images are copies of those in other folders (albeit sometimes enlarged).

Images include those of Osborn and her colleagues (Ruth Musson, Emily Davis, Mrs Okuyemi, Mrs Martin); group photographs of students, sometimes with staff, at Methodist Girls' High School, Yabba, Lagos, and two group photographs (1961) of staff and students at Ilesha Methodist High School; classrooms and the building of the Methodist Girls' High School; students sitting entrance exam for Methodist Girls' High School; depictions of Lagos - marina, stalls and shops, lagoon, Victoria beach, markets (Alakoro, Obalende Bridge, Ebute Ero); buildings, people and activities in Pedro and Creek villages; Methodist churches at Mosafejo, Yabba and Ajegunle; Methodist maternity centre at Oyo.

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