In 1916 and 1917, Margaret Bigelow went to Honolulu, Hawaii by boat to teach at the Korean Girls’ Seminary, established by Syngman Rhee in 1916 in the Puunui area on the island. The school was to improve the educational opportunities for the daughters particularly of those working on sugar plantations in the area. These photographs show Margaret with her students at the school and the Hawaiian area at the time.
Margaret Bigelow left, with two students and another woman.
Margaret Bigelow center with students at the Korean Girls' seminary, Hawaii
Margaret Bigelow second from left with students and another teacher, Korean Girls' Seminary, Hawaii.
Two images: Left: Margaret Bigelow on left with student and another teacher. Right: Margaret Bigelow on right with woman and students and another teacher, Korean Girls' Seminary, Hawaii.
Teachers and students, Korean Girls' Seminary, Hawaii. Margaret Bigelow second row with leis.
Teachers and students, Korean Girls' Seminary, Hawaii. Margaret Bigelow top row
Three images. Left, four women and child. Center and Right Margaret Bigelow and second woman with leis, Korean Girls' Seminary, Hawaii
Two images. Women with car on road. Women near car. Margaret Bigelow bottom right.
Margaret Bigelow with students at Korean Methodist School Hawaii.
Digitization and posting of these images from the Bigelow House Collection funded through the Pendleton & Elisabeth Carey Miller Charitable Foundation.
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