People and views in and around Hope Fountain

Scope and Content

Prints have letters "a", "b", "c", "d", "g", and ?"h" and numbers on their backs. Groups include: wayfarers; Sunday school class; Practising School children; 1948 class and 2nd year teacher trainers; Rebecca of Essexvale (with 4 maternity patients); community service group; a "heathen family"; Deacon Amos and family; Jeanes women in camp; women after morning service; boys outside the workshop. People include: Ndwmesa Mtsewa (senior student 1948); ?Tenjiwa Kumalo (a senior girl student); Olipah Wgwenya (senior girl student 1948); child with "umbilical hernia"; [Isabella] Ross; Miss Pheelwane; "The Great Sam!"; [Charlotte] Huntley; Deacon Amos' grandchild; "Little Ruth". Activities include: demonstrating bathing a baby at camp at Bazha; children at play; lessons, including sewing; pottery; stamping mealies; basket weaving; attending to the sick; loom weaving; preaching in the Kraal. Other places and buildings include: dormitories; Kraal school classroom; railway station; hut (with large grain basket outside); Hope Fountain church; Whitewater; Kraals at Belaa. Also includes: donkeys. Photographs received from individuals including: [Wilfred] Partridge; H M Stevenson; Neville Jones; Huntley; Ross; Dr Kenneth Wills.

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Duplicates of 2 prints; Rebecca of Essexville also in file 64 (much larger version). Sunday school class and various Jeanes photographs published in The Chronicle, August 1954 and April 1936 respectively

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