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American Colony, a non-denominational utopian Christian community was founded by a small group of American expatriates in Ottoman Palestine in 1881. Created by: PICRYLDated: 1915
Portraits of the Vester and Whiting families and other members of the American Colony (Jerusalem)
American Colony, a non-denominational utopian Christian community was founded by a small group of American expatriates in Ottoman Palestine in 1881. The collection is a gift to the Library of Congress from the board of directors of the American Colony of Jerusalem, Ltd., which is made up of American, British, and Swedish descendants of the early colonists.

The materials in the collection were initially retained by Bertha Vester in connection with her writing of the memoir Our Jerusalem (1950), and later by her daughter-in-law Valentine Vester and others at the American Colony Hotel.

The collection focuses on the personal and business life of the colony from the waning years of the Ottoman Empire, through World War I and the British Mandate, and into the formation of the state of Israel.
The bulk of the materials dates from 1870 to 1968 and relates to the leadership of the colony by members of the Spafford, Vester, and Whiting families.

Photographs show members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. Includes photographs of American Colony leader Anna Spafford, her daughters Bertha (Spafford) Vester and Grace (Spafford) Whiting, Frederick Vester (husband of Bertha), John D. Whiting (husband of Grace), and her grandchildren (Anna Grace, Horatio, Tanetta and John (Jock) Vester, and Spafford and David (Whiting). Primarily portraits and photographs of the grandchildren as they take part in various activities, such as playing at the beach, participating in a July 4th pageant, having tea, celebrating first birthday, riding on a donkey, playing musical instruments, playing in garden and snow. Also includes a photograph of the American Colony store with Frederick Vester.
Album page image number 1-12 (inside front cover-p. 11) Photographs include: a family portrait of Whiting and Vester families: Standing left to right: Jacob Spafford, Grace and John Whiting, Frederick and Anna Grace Vester; seated: Anna Spafford holding John (Jock) Vester?, Horatio Vester, Bertha Vester holding unidentified baby; floor: Tenetta Vester, Spafford and David Whiting. Grace Whiting holding Spafford, Anna Spafford holding David?; Jock and David in baby carriage, baby and toddler portraits, child playing outside with nurse, Spafford? celebrating first birthday, July 22, 1911; donkey ride, tea time, July 22, 1912; Spafford playing in leaves, feeding a horse and playing with water faucet, July 1911; family outing, portrait of Vester children, bath time for Spafford, and Vester children playing at the beach.
Album page image number 13-26 (p. 12-25) Photographs include: Whiting family portrait (Grace, Spafford, John D.) 1911, Vester family portrait (Frederick, Anna Grace, Bertha), Bertha with Anna Grace on her back, Vester children playing in the garden and playing musical instruments with friends, Jock Vester and David Whiting feeding a turkey, Spafford Whiting in a baby carriage, Vester children pose with friends, Yates family, great grandmother Mary Whiting holding Spafford, children playing in the snow, Jacob Spafford? with child, Granny Hornstein, Selim Barakat, Vester children with Spafford, children with umbrellas, children on sled, woman and little girl standing outside, Anna Grace sitting with Tanetta and Horatio?, girls playing with dog, July 4th pageant (little boys lined up holding toy rifles), American Colony store with Frederick Vester standing out front, unidentified child with Spafford? and David? sitting in the grass, unidentified woman in Arab dress holding a child, Grace Whiting having tea with women, John D. Whiting and child riding on a donkey, David playing with plants, Whiting and Vester families at Ein Karem, David Whiting, and Spafford Whiting playing with hammer and wooden crates.
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Bertha Spafford Vester, Anna Spafford, and Grace Spafford Whiting

Bertha Spafford Vester, Anna Spafford, and Grace Spafford Whiting

Photograph shows a portrait of Anna Spafford with her two daughters Bertha (Spafford) Vester and Grace (Spafford) Whiting. Title from item. In album: Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusale... more

Jacob Spafford

Jacob Spafford

Photograph shows Jacob (Eliyahu) Spafford, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford fam... more

Elizebeth [i.e., Elizabeth] Gould

Elizebeth [i.e., Elizabeth] Gould

Photograph shows Elizabeth Gould, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford families and... more

Joanna Brooks [i.e. Johanna Brooke]

Joanna Brooks [i.e. Johanna Brooke]

Photograph shows Clara Johanna Brooke, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford familie... more

William Rudy

William Rudy

Photograph shows William H. Rudy, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left.

Grace [Spafford] Whiting [and] Bertha [Spafford] Vester

Grace [Spafford] Whiting [and] Bertha [Spafford] Vester

Photograph shows Grace (Spafford) Whiting (left) and Bertha (Spafford) Vester, full-length portrait, facing front, seated on sofa. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford families and ... more

[Mrs. Weston, standing in center, and friends at the beach in Jaffa with an American flag waving in background]

[Mrs. Weston, standing in center, and friends at the beach in Jaffa wi...

In album: Members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates, [p. 16, top] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).

Mr. Rudy (Brother William)

Mr. Rudy (Brother William)

Photograph shows Mr. William H. Rudy, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Mrs. Krikorian at the American Colony

Mrs. Krikorian at the American Colony

Possibly the wife of photographer Garabed Krikorian, seated in chair, facing right. Title from item. Accession number: 2006:051:25.4. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library ... more

[American Colony member Josef Larsson, standing in field on Mount Scopus, holding scythe, Jerusalem]

[American Colony member Josef Larsson, standing in field on Mount Scop...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: The Dream of Jerusalem, Mia Grondahl, p. 83.) In album: American Colony in Jerusalem members and trips, [p. 38, left] Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of ... more

[American Colony children in Fourth of July pageant, Jerusalem, showing boys lined up holding toy rifles and Anna Grace and Tanetta Vester holding flags]

[American Colony children in Fourth of July pageant, Jerusalem, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of the Vester and Whiting families and other members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), [p. 20, bottom] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18415) Forms part ... more

[Family portrait of Grace Whiting holding son Spafford, with her husband John D. Whiting]

[Family portrait of Grace Whiting holding son Spafford, with her husba...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of the Vester and Whiting families and other members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), [p. 12] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18415) Forms part of: Visu... more

[Man and boy wearing fezzes, driving horse-drawn cart filled with children]

[Man and boy wearing fezzes, driving horse-drawn cart filled with chil...

Photo shows children from the Christian Herald Orphanage (run by the American Colony in Jerusalem) on their way to Ain Karim. (Source: Photograph album, Christian Herald Orphanage, Library of Congress Manuscri... more

[Members of the American Colony in Jerusalem, seated outside at the American Colony summer home at Ein Karim (Ain Karim)]

[Members of the American Colony in Jerusalem, seated outside at the Am...

Identified in photograph: (left to right) Nellie Olson (nanny to the Vester children), Hulda Larsson Beaumont, Louise and Frieda Vester, three unidentified people, Natalia Holmstrom and Katerina Larsson. (Sourc... more

Kenep[?] at at Ain Farah

Kenep[?] at at Ain Farah

Photograph shows Eric Matson (center front), Johh Whiting(?) (left, wearing Arab headdress), and two other men, seated in woods at Ain Farah (Ain Fara, West Bank). Cameras on tripods in background. Title from i... more

[Arab woman in traditional dress, seated with boy and girl (possibly members of the American Colony), looking at comics]

[Arab woman in traditional dress, seated with boy and girl (possibly m...

Photo shows the Anna Spafford Baby Home. (Source: The American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006 website, "Timeline, 1916-1930", Library of Congress, American Memory) Title devised by Library staff. In album: Ame... more

[American Colony leader Bertha Spafford Vester, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[American Colony leader Bertha Spafford Vester, three-quarter length p...

Title devised by Library staff. Accession number: 2006:051:24. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).

[John Whiting, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front, with Bertha Vester (left) and his wife, Grace Whiting (right)]

[John Whiting, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front, ...

Notation on back: "Bertha Vester, John Whiting, Grace Whiting, ca. Sept. 1951. This is the last picture taken of John by Dr. Lambie" In album, Photographs of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem) and Middl... more

[Mrs. Anna Grace Vester Lind, facing left, listening to unidentified man, at American Colony bazaar, probably in Jerusalem]

[Mrs. Anna Grace Vester Lind, facing left, listening to unidentified m...

In album: American Colony bazaar, [p. 13, bottom] Title devised by Library staff. Edith Larsson is standing in the background. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).

[Mrs. Glubb, Lady Glubb and Glubb Pasha, seated with children, at American Colony bazaar, probably in Jerusalem]

[Mrs. Glubb, Lady Glubb and Glubb Pasha, seated with children, at Amer...

In album: American Colony bazaar, [p. 15, bottom] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).

[Mrs. Bertha Vester listening to Mr. Hanna Atalla, three-quarter length portrait, at American Colony bazaar, probably in Jerusalem]

[Mrs. Bertha Vester listening to Mr. Hanna Atalla, three-quarter lengt...

In album: American Colony bazaar, [p. 3, bottom] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921

Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, Apr...

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Sam... more

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friend...

Photographs show members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. Included are Anna Spafford with daughters Grace (Spafford) Whiting an... more

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friend...

Photographs show members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. Included are Anna Spafford with daughters Grace (Spafford) Whiting an... more

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates

Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friend...

Photographs show members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. Included are Anna Spafford with daughters Grace (Spafford) Whiting an... more