Young women sweeping with palm fronds, Congo, ca. 1920-1940

Published/Created:
Congo, Africa
1920-1940
Notes:
Camp d'Umangi en 1902. Les balayeuses et leurs enfants. Four young women with infants strapped to their backs sweep the streets with fronds from palm trees. Brick buildings are visible behind them.
The back of the postcard has no handwriting. Printed in the margin of the correspondence section is "Ligue Nationale Pour la Protection de l'Enfance Noire Au Congo Belge" "Envoyez votre adhesion a la Tresoriere Mme M. Lescart 52 rue Americaine, Bruxelles Cotisation annuelle: 1 fr.; 5 fr. ; 10 fr."
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
Topics:
Workers
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG101-023-0000-0037
Genre:
general views (AAT)
photographic postcards (AAT)
photographs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
Source Title:
Missionary Postcard Collection
Source Created:
1880-1950
Call Number:
RG 101
Box:
23
Yale Collection:
Divinity Library
Digital Collection:
Divinity Library Photographs
OID:
11455815
PID:
digcoll:1016071