Title: American Presbyterian Shantung Mission photograph album Creator: Anonymous Inclusive dates: ca. 1923-1928 Extent: 1 volume Abstract:
This photograph album contains 57 photographs of the Jinan Station of the American Presbyterian Shantung Mission from ca. 1923 to 1928. Much of the images show the Murray High School for Girls and its students.
Language: The material is in English Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave. The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190 Phone: 734-764-2347 Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu
Dr. Evalena S. C. Fleming (1872-1934) was Executive Director of the Louisa Y. Boyd Hospital for Women with the Jinan Station of the American Presbyterian Shantung Mission beginning in 1923. Jinan Station was located in Jinan, the capital of Shandong province in Eastern China.
This photograph album 57 photographs of the Jinan Station of the American Presbyterian Shantung Mission from ca. 1923 to 1928. Many of the images show the Murray High School for Girls and its students. Young girls are shown in the school yard being led through routines and stretches, in class portraits, on a riverboat, and likely participating in May Day celebrations dancing around a maypole. The girls are shown wearing two-piece qipao uniforms with a white blouse and black skirts or trousers. In several photographs students can be seen waving the first national flag of the Republic of China. Two images include a stamp on the back that reads, "Dr. Evalena S. C. Fleming, American Presbyterian Mission, Tsinanfu North China." Dr. Fleming was an amateur photographer and likely the owner of the album. The accordion style album also contains five loose photographs in a mylar sleeve.
The album is 18.25 x 12 cm with decorative cloth covers.