Collection PHOTO 123 - Photographs from a teacher’s missionary work in Samoa

Richard Arbon in the vegetable garden at Uesiliana College, Satupaitea, Savaii June (Tautino's cousin) outside the Uesiliana College compound house provided for Richard as a mi... Tautino making palolo (palola viridis) worm nets with school students, Uesiliana Colelge, Satupai... View of the falesamoa (school meeting house), also used for sa (devotions), Uesiliana College, Sa... View of the Uesiliana College compound houses for teachers, missionaries and/or American Peace Co... View across the Uesiliana College malae (oval) looking towards Satufia village, Satupaitea, Savaii Visit by Christopher Robinson, another Uniting Church Mission high school English teacher but bas... Inu (welcome ceremony) in the Falesamoa for the new Minister Misiafa at Uesiliana College. Satupa... Inu (welcome ceremony) in the Falesamoa for the new minister Misiafa at Uesiliana College. Satupa... Sivao (wife of a school teacher) at Uesiliana College preparing sapasui (samoan chopsuey) in the ...
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Photographs from a teacher’s missionary work in Samoa


  • 1990-1991 (Creation)

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307 digitised photographic prints

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This collection depicts the life and work of Australian missionary school teacher Richard Arbon in Samoa, and his work
predominantly on the island of Savaii on behalf of the Uniting Church World Mission – formerly the Central Methodist Mission.

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Arbon Family

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Related collections: PMB Photo 122

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