Box 1 - Photos of California, Oregon and Washington Mennonite Churches, other identified and unidentified photos; etc.

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Photos of California, Oregon and Washington Mennonite Churches, other identified and unidentified photos; etc.


  • 1909 - 1976 (Creation)

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31 b&w mostly 5"x7" photos, 5 smaller sepia photos with page identifying 16 of the 5"x7"s; one color slide with accompanying letter;
about 5 1/2" squarish logo type artwork for Mennonites in Oregon, 1876-1976.

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Dyck, LaVernae

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PHOTOS IDENTIFIED ON LIST: 1: Henry Bachman; 2: Rev. and Mrs. S.S. Baumgartner; 3: San Marcos Mennonite Church, 12 miles west of Paso Robles, CA; 4: Sweet Home Community Chapel, Sweet Home, Oregon; 5: Spring Valley Mennonite Church, Newport, Wash., picture taken 1932; 6: Menno Mennonite Church, Ritzville, Wash., Old Church, taken in 1938; 7: (Onecho) Mennonite Church, Colfax, Washington, 1909 (originally known as First Mennonite Church of Colfax); 8: Los Angles Mission Chapel; 9: First Mennonite Church, Upland CA, first building built 1906; 10: First Mennonite Church, Upland, CA; 11: First Mennonite Church, Paso Robles, CA; 12: Escondido Mennonite Church, Escondido, CA, 1930; 13: "Christian Hege" Church, Paso Robles, CA; 14: Alberta Community Church, Portland, Oregon; 15: Alberta Community Chapel, Portland, Oregon; 16: Immigrant House, Elk, Washington. Group attending service on May 25, 1930. The undated photos of churches in this group probably date from the 1930s or earlier.
OTHER IDENTIFIED PHOTOS: 17. Bethel College Male Quartet; 18. Naomi Lehman, Women in Mission [sic] president; 19. Levi Miller, wife and daughter, Tucson House Fellowship; Ted Fast, Pastor Mark __ and wife from Reno House fellowship; 20. Health Kits display--How many can we make?; 22. A. J. Klassen, guest speaker at event at the Church of Jesus Christ; 23. another shot from same event; 24. Peace Mennonite Church, Portland, OR, construction apparently nearing completion; 25. Interior shot of construction, "working on the scaffold by the front window," Peace Mennonite Church, Portland, OR (see also #36); 26. Pacific District presidents meeting, General Conference Council of Commissions, February 9-13, Newton, KS, clockwise from front left: James Gingerich, Ted Fast, Virgil Gerig, Elmer Neufeld, Jacob Friesen, Olin Krehbiel, Heinz Janzen; 30. Menno Mennonite Church, Ritzville, WA, new church; 31. John C. Jantz turning over books as Treasurer to new Treasurer Elmer Widmer, June 1954, Pacific District Conference, Pratum, OR, inscribed and signed by Jantz; 34. John C. Jantz, inscribed by him: "Christmas. From Dad To Ferd & Esth[er (Jantz) Wiens] Heb. 13:5; dated 1960 by someone else; 36. another shot of interior construction at Peace Mennonite Church, Portland, OR, with worker on scaffold near front window (see also #25).

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