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African way of life among members of Pagan tribe in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo

"Light shines in Bakubaland ' Protestant missionary bring Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. Photographs of Bulape Mission staff members. A map shows location of Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. Slopes and lake amidst dense forest. African way of life and ceremonies. Men of Pagan tribe in their traditional attire, Men sit outside a hut. Men and women sit in a group as wives of the King sing songs glorifying history of the tribe.

Date: 1941
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr HM Washburn gets consent of King Lukenga to set up Bulape mission station at Bakubaland in Belgian Congo

'Light shines in Bakubaland Part II ' Protestant missionary bring Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Belgian Congo. Dr H M Washburn lives with tribal and acquaints himself with their customs, language and beliefs. He sits at a desk as tribesmen sit on the ground and speak to him as he takes down notes. Men and women perform a tribal dance, men wearing colorful costumes and headgear dance and beat drum. Washburn carried by tribesmen in a palanquin as he arrives at the bank of a lake. He rows across the lake in a boat and arrives at Bulape, capital of Bakubaland. He meets King Lukenga and seeks his consent to set up a mission station. After receiving the consent tribesmen start the construction of Mission Station under Dr Washburn's supervision. Dr Washburn and his wife sit under a tent and talk.

Date: 1941
Duration: 4 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Roads constructed to spread Christianity in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo

Protestant missionary brings Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. Dr H M Washburn uses a leveling instrument to survey the site for construction of a road in Bakubaland. He rides a bike on the newly constructed road. A car pulls up at the bank of a lake. A car used to spread Christianity among tribesmen, as it moves on a road amidst dense forest.

Date: 1941
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr HM Washburn arrives in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo

Protestant missionary bring Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. Men of Pagan tribes weave a cane carpet and make cane baskets to earn a living. Dr Washburn arrives as men carry him in a palanquin across a grassy field.

Date: 1941
Duration: 1 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr HM Washburn wins over tribals in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo

Protestant missionary bring Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. Tribal warriors out side huts in a village, they move in the jungle to stop Dr Washburn, a missionary. Men carry Dr H M Washburn in a palanquin being stopped by warriors carrying weapons. Washburn convinces them and is allowed to enter the village. Washburn visits other villages. He gives salt to a tribal boy and he licks the salt signifying bond of friendship. Washburn sit on a carpet laid out on the ground as tribal chiefs offer gifts to accept his friendship.

Date: 1941
Duration: 3 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr H M Washburn preaches Christianity at Bulape Mission Station in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo

Protestant missionary brings Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Bakubaland, Belgian Congo. A tribesman rings the bell for a church service. Dr H M Washburn, a missionary, speaks about Christianity as tribesmen listen to him. Mrs Washburn sits in a chair as her husband continues to speak. King Lukenga tries to win back a male Christian by offering him wealth and women. But he refuses to accept the King's offer.

Date: 1941
Duration: 2 min 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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