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Maori school children, with Annie Henry and others, at Ruatahuna, ca 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-030943-F

Caption on back of file print reads: 1st school - Taiwera House opened 1st Feb 1917. Sister Annie and Miss Monfries (teacher). Ruatahuna. This first school was stated in an old 3 bedroomed whare owned by chief Taiwera." Outdoor group portrait of Maori school children and others alongside (school buildings?). Includes Presyterian missionaries Abagail Monfries (far left, with hat) and Annie Henry (front row, 2nd from right). Photograph taken circa 1917. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Abagail Monfries, Ruatahuna, Women teachers, Maori - School children, Schools, Maori - Bay of Plenty Region, Women missionaries and Maori education - Native schools.

Part of:
Henry, Annie (Sister) : Photographs owned by Sister Annie Henry, Reference Number PAColl-6098 (46 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Whakatane Co. Ruatahuna. School. 1917(PFP-026685)

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