Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv45. Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer's visit to China, part 2. Second part of an album containing photographs taken by Christian missionaries Claude L. Pickens, Jr. and Carter Holton.

General note: Excerpt from unpublished photo essay, plate 2: "A portable goat skin raft which is used in the water down stream and carried on the back of a man upstream. Many such small rafts are fastened together to make one of a hundred skins or more to transport large cargo or a number of people to cities down the Yellow River."

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