Missionary Database


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    Missionaries in Local Clothing

    Anyone spending time in a different culture will inevitably notice the difference in clothing. Missionaries today are no different. Here are some photos of missionaries practicing the sincerest form of flattery. 

    John H. Cottam in the Netherlands
    John H. Cottam in the Netherlands

    Netherlands, 1914

    John H. Cottam









    Gerrit Meenderink (far left), James Mark Grant (middle right), and other missionaries in the Netherlands


    Netherlands, 1910

    Teddy Korthals









    Jesse Vernon Parker in the Netherlands

    Netherlands, 1912

    Jesse Vernon Parker










    Frank Wagstaff McGhie, Ezra Taft Benson, and Ralph Saunders Gray in Scotland

    Scotland, 1921

    Frank Wagstaff McGhie

    Ezra Taft Benson

    Ralph Saunders Gray








    Evan George Evans and Ernest Greenwood in Scotland

    Scotland, 1913

    Evan George Evans

    Ernest Greenwood 









    Arva Eunice Boothe and Sister Kumagai in Japan

    Japan, 1922

    Arva Eunice Boothe








    Lafayette C. Lee and Augusta Pearl Mortensen Lee in Japan

    Japan, 1915

    Lafayette Cox Lee

    Augusta Pearl Mortensen Lee