As result of efforts of Mrs. Thomas C. Doremus and Mrs. Francis Mason, a woman's miss. soc. was organized in Boston 1860 and in New York 1861. The two united 1861 to form the Woman's Union Miss. Soc. of Am. for Heathen Lands. The purpose of the interdenom. organization was to send single ladies to miss. fields. Fields (1966): India, Japan, West Pakistan. US headquarters: New York, New York Member IFMA.
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