Series HM1-64-1 - James Reusser photograph collection

Markham-Waterloo Conference Mennonites at Martin's Meetinghouse, Waterloo Westlawn Residence and Dining Hall at Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana Fry House at the Jordan Historical Museum Grain harvesting near Guelph, Ontario, with tractors Seminary chapel at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary Zehrs Markets on Ottawa Street in Kitchener, Ontario Martin Mennonite Meetinghouse behind the cemetery Goshen College Union Building, Goshen, Indiana External picture of Provident Bookstore, Kitchener, Ontario Craigwood Youth Services, Ailsa Craig, Ontario Grace Mennonite Church, St. Catharines, Ontario 1961 Niagara Christian College, Fort Erie, Ontario McArthur House at Waterloo Region Museum, Kitchener, Ontario Waterloo Pioneer Memorial Tower Interior of Mennonite Meetinghouse
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CA MAO HM1-64-1


James Reusser photograph collection


  • [between 1960 and 1970] (Creation)

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151 photographs ; col. slides

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Born in Ohio, attended Bluffton College, took part in Voluntary Service, attended seminary in Chicago, pastored in Ohio and Ontario. Married to Helen (Snyder) Reusser.

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Donated to the Archives by James Reusser in 2016

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The collection consists of colour slides taken by James Reusser in the 1960s. The photographs are of family homes and haunts (particularly of James' wife Helen (Snyder) who grew up in the area), other locations related to Mennonite history in Ontario, and photographs of contemporary Ontario Mennonite churches and institutions.

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James Reusser fonds.Hist.Mss.1.64, Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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Slides located in Hist.Mss.10.42.

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