These records document the work of JELAM (Junta Ejecutiva Latinoamericana de Audiciones Menonitas), and inter-Mennonite Latin American organization responsible for Mennonite broadcasting in Latin America and its promotion. JELAM was formed in the early 1970s after consultations among the Mennonite Board of Missions, Mennonite Broadcasts, and Mennonite conferences in Latin America. A predecessor organization, JAALAM (Junta de Asesores para America Latina a Audiciones Menonitas), was an advisory board under Mennonite Broadcasts from 1969 to the early 1970s.
Materials in this collection document this history of JELAM and includes correspondence and meeting minutes collected by JAALAM member Henry D. Weaver as well as offical records. Among the official records are manuals, Bible studies and tracts, correspondence, newsletters, financial statements, radio and television scripts, photographs,and photograph records and TV video tapes of radio / TV spots.