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Hist. Mss. 4-136
Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference
Photograph Collection
6 Boxes (Large)

Introduction

    The photographs that were used in the book Mennonites in Indiana and Michigan, by J. C. Wenger, (1961) were deposited into the Archives by John R. Smucker, Goshen, Indiana, in 1970 and 1974.  The conference added some additional photographs in 1988.  The photographs of the 50th anniversary of Gospel Evangel, 1919-1969, as edited by Ezra Beachy, was added by a daughter, Bearty Eby, in 1991.  The slide sets were transferred from the Indiana-Michigan Conference offices in 2000.

Series and Box Listing

.1  The Mennonites in Indiana and Michigan, by J. C. Wenger (1961)   Box 1 Large
Photographs of ministers and church buildings used in the book.

.2  Gospel Evangel, 1946-1973                           Boxes 1-2 Large
Photographs of used in this periodical documenting activities of Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

.3  Slide Sets, 1945-1982; Tapes, 1967                       Boxes 3-6 Large
Includes slide sets, as well as some filmstrips, tapes, & other audiovisual materials used by Conference, 1974-1989.

Inventory

Box 1 (Large)

.1  The Mennonites in Indiana and Michigan, by J. C. Wenger (1961)
    Photographs of ministers and church buildings.  These photographs appeared in the book     .

1/1    Ministers, Older Mennonite, A – F
        Beery, Chris D. and Nancy (Blosser), Bronson, Michigan (C.D. only)
       
Bender, D. H. & Ida
Beutler, Jacob A.
Brenneman, Daniel
Burkholder, David
Buzzard, A. L.
Coffman, D.H.
Coffman, John S.
Cripe, Amos & Sarah
Ebersole, R.R.
Friesner, Harvey

1/2    Ministers, Older Mennonite, F - Z

 Funk, John F.
Hallman, E.S.
Hoover, Noah S.
Hygema, John
Loucks, Jonas
Maust, Frank
Miller, Jacob P.
Miller, Yost C.
Nelson, T.U.
Ropp, Peter
Weaver, Henry & Lizzie
Weldy, Henry
Yoder, D.A. & Frances
Yoder, Samuel & Elizabeth
 
1/3    Ministers, Older Amish Mennonite, A – K

 Birky, J.D.
Bontrager, Eli A.
Esch, Menno & Nettie
Emmert, John L.
Gegax, Edward
Hooley, J.Y. & Gertrude
Johns, Ira S.
Johns, D.J.
Horner, J. S.
Kurtz, Jonathan & Elizabeth
 
1/4    Ministers, Older Amish Mennonite, L – Z

Liechty, C.S. & Mary
McGowen, J.H.
Miller, D.D.
Miller, Eli S.
Miller, Joseph D. & Family
Mullett, E.S. & Anna
Page, W.B. & Family
Smucker, Isaac
Smucker, J.P.
Summer, George H.
Troyer, D.D.
Weaver Samuel & Laura
 
1/5    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, A – C

Beachy, Ezra
Bender, Harold S.
Birky, Emanuel S.
Bleile, Ezra P.
Borntrager, Rudy
Bontrager, Earley C.
Bontreger, Vernon E.
Brackbill, Aldus
Cash, Arthur R.
Charles, Howard H.
Christophel, J.W.   
Crossgrove, Orvil J.
Culp, C.C.
 
1/6    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, D – H

Detweiler, Robert
Ebersole, Allen B.
Eby, George
Erb, J. Frederick
Freed, Manford
Gingrich, John E.
Graber, Benjamin
Graber, C.L.
Haarer, Leonard,
Handrich, Bruce
 
Box 1 (Large) (Continued)
 Handrich, Willard
Hartman, Abram
Hartman, Earl
Hartzler, Levi C.
Heller, P.A.
Hershberger, Jency L.
 
1/7    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916,  H – J

 Hershberger, J.C. & Martha
Hochstedler, Emanuel J.
Hoffman, Verle
Hooley, Orvin H.
Horner, A. G. & Family
Horner, John W.
Horst, Aden
Horst, Paul H.
Hostetler, Amos & Oscar S.
Hostetler, LeRoy L.
Hostetler, S.J.
Johns, Galen I.
Jones, Edward D.
 
1/8    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, K – M

Kauffman, A.H.
Kauffman, L.A. & Ida
Kauffman, Nelson E.
Kauffman, Norman D.
Keim, Ray
King, Donald & Family
Krabill, Russell
Lapp, George J.
Lederach, John
Leinbach, Etril J.
Leinbach, Oscar
Long, G. Maurice
Long, Irvin
Mann, Lester
 
1/9    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, M

Mann, Cleo A. & wife
Maust, Sherman
McCloud, Mitchell D.
Metzler, Samuel
Miller, Andrew J.
Miller, C. Nevin
Miller, Ernest E.
Miller, Homer J.
Miller, Ivan
Miller, John Ray
Miller, Melvin P.
Miller, Paul M.
Miller, Percy & Josiah
Miller, S.J.
 
1/10    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, M – S

Miller, S.S.
Miller, Vernon U.
Miller, William R.
Mininger, Paul
Mosemann, John H.
Myers, Harold D.
Myers, Paul J.
North, Homer F.
Osborne, Chester C.
Oyer, D.S.
Oyer, Noah
Raber, Chester A.
Raber, Frank B.
Roth, Arnold
Schmucker, Leonard E.
Schrag, Gordon
 
1/11    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, S – T

Shrock, Edd P.
Schrock, Oscar
Schrock, T. E.
Shank, Clarence A.
Slabaugh, Niles
Slaubaugh, Tobias
Smucker, John R.
Smucker, R.R.
Sommers. Willard
Stahly, Ralph
Steiner, Elno
Steiner, John S.
Steiner, Menno
Stoll, Henry J.
Swartz, Joe J.
Troyer, Clarence
 
1/12    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, T – Y

Troyer, John M.
Troyer, Willis C.
Weaver, Isaac & Anna
Weldy, Paul F.
Wenger, Wayne & Mae
Wenger, John C.
Wiebe, Peter B.
Wyse, Lester A.
Yoder, Clarence & Delilah
Yoder, E.J.
Yoder, Harold A.
Yoder, Melvin a.
Yoder, Ray F.
 
1/13a    Ministers, Ordained since the Merger of 1916, Y – Z

Yoder, S.C.
Yontz, Amos D.
Yontz, David
Zehr, Howard J.
 
1/13b    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, B – C

Bean Blossom
Berea
Bethel
Bon Air
Brimley
Calvary
 
1/14     Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, C – F

Caney Creek
Clinton Brick
Clinton Frame
Detroit
East Goshen
Elmwood
Emma
Fairview (original)
Fairview (old)
 
1/15    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, F – H
 
Fairview (new)
First Mennonite, Indianapolis
 Forks
Goshen College
Grand Marais
Herrick
Holdeman
Hopewell
Howard-Miami
 
1/16    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, H – M

Hudson Lake
Leo
Liberty
Maple Grove, Mich
Maple Grove, IN (old)
Maple Grove, IN (new)
Maple River
Marion
Midland (old)
 
1/17    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, M – O

Midland (new)
Moorepark
Mt. Pleasant
Nappanee
Naubinway
New Bethel
North Goshen
Olive
Osceola
 
1/18    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, P – S

Pigeon
Plato
Pleasant View, IN
Pleasantview, MI
Prairie Street
Pretty Prairie
Roselawn
Salem
Shore
Soo Hill
 
1/19a    Mennonite Meetinghouses in Indiana and Michigan, S – Y

Sunnyside
Talcum
Toto
Yellow Creek
 
1/19b    Conservative Mennonite Church Buildings, B – P

Bethel
Cuba
Griner
Pleasant Grove
 
1/20a    Conservative Mennonite Church Buildings, R - T

Riverview                         Townline

1/20b    Wisler & Old Order [Mennonite] Meetinghouses, A – Z

Blosser            County Line        Yellow Creek

1/20c    Other Meetinghouses

Fairhaven (Burkholder Amish Mennonite)
Union (Brethren in Christ)
Goshen College Biblical Seminary

1/21    People, A – B

Alezander, H.S.
Beery, C.D & wife
Beutler, Jacob A.
Birky, J.D.
Bixler, Jacob K.  (3 different: 1 in pulpit, 1 w/wife, 1 w/wife & daughter)
Bleile, E.
Bontrager, Eli
Brackbill, Aldus
Brenneman Daniel
Brubaker, Jonas & Sarah
Burkholder, David
Buskirk, Neil
 
1/22    People, C – G

 Charles, J. D.
Christophel, J. W.
Coffman Dan H. (Ma, Pa, & Bonnie – May 6, 1934)
Coffman, John S.
Ebersole, R.R.
Emmert, John (1918)
Friesner, Harvey
Gegax, Ed
Grosh, Oliver (holding child)
 
1/23    People, H – L

Hartman, Wm. & Mary (with S.E. & Mattie Weaver)
Hartzler, J.S.
Heller, P.A.

Hershberger, J.C. (alone & w/wife)
Hoover, N. S.
Andrew Hostetler & wife (in a horseless carriage)
Hostetler, Leroy
Hygema, John
Kurtz, Jonathan (alone & w/wife)
Liechty, Christian S. & Mary (Witmer)
Lind, M.
Long, Irvin
Long, Noah, Will, Alice, Monroe, & Irvin
Weaver, S.E. & Mattie (with Wm. & Mary Hartman)

1/24    People, M – R

Metzler, Sam
Miller, D.D.
Miller, Eli
Miller, E. (Ernest) E.
Miller, Jacob P. & wife

Miller, Joseph D. & Catharine Johns family, Nora, Daniel, Clara, Ira J., Edna, Edwin, & Perry
Miller, Yost C.
Maust, Frank & wife
Nelson, T. V.
North, H. F.
Oyer, Dan S.
Oyer, Noah
Page, Dr. W. B., wife & William
Ropp, Peter & Katie

1/25    People, S – Y

Shrock, Edd
Slabaugh, Niles (2 poses)
Smucker, Isaac
Smucker, J. P.

Stahl, Dea. George
Steiner, Dea. Menno
Troyer, D.D.
Weaver, Isaac w/wife Anna
Weldy, Henry & wife (50th Anniversary)
 (1835-1925) & Elizabeth (Woods) (1840-1903)
Weaver, Samuel & wife
Weaver,  S.E & Wm. Hartman w/wives
Weaver, S.E. (as young man)
Yoder, D.A & Frances
Yoder, Samuel

1/26    Churches, A – C

Bean Blossom
Berea, Daviess Co.
Bethel at Ashley, Mich.
Bethal, Oden, IN – 8” x 10”

Bethel Conservative Menn. – 2 views
Blosser’s (Wisler & Old Order Mennonite) – two views
Burkholder Amish – two vies
Calvary, Pinckney, MI
Clinton Brick
Clinton Frame
County Line, St. Joseph Co., IN, (Old Order Mennonite)
Cuba

1/27    Churches, E – M

East Goshen – severak views
Elmwood, Kendallville
Emma – several views

Fairview – several views
Fairview – Amish Mennonite Church, Oscoda Co., MI, 10/29/1904
First Mennonite, Indianapolis, IN
Forks – several views
Goshen College Chapel
Goshen College Seminary
Grand Marais
Holdeman – in use 1934t1974
Hopewell
Hudson Lake
Kokomo
Liberty
Leo
Maple Grove – 1880
Maple Grove – 1925
Maple Grove – 1955 – several views
Maple River, Brutus, MI
Marion
Midland, Midland, MI – several views
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Moorepark, MI

1/28    Churches, N – Z

Naubinway, MI
New Bethel
North Goshen, Goshen, IN
North Main, Nappanee, IN
Olive Mennonite, Elkhart Co., IN (1888 building & remodeled 1948)
Osceola, IN
Pigeon, MI (3 views)
Plato
Pleasant Grove Conservative (2 views)
Pleasant View
Prairie St., Elkhart, IN
Pretty Prairie 1959
Providence, Washington, IN
Riverview, MI
Roselawn
Salem, Elkhart Co., IN (4 views)
Sunnyside, Elkhart, IN (2 views)
Talcum, KY
Toto
Union Brethren in Christ (2 views)
Yellow Creek Wisler (2 views)

1/29    Miscellaneous

Church at Washington, IN
Fishlake

Group of 5 people on Christmas card: Delcie (Mishler) & Earley Bontrager; D.D. Miller; Malvin & Anna (Yoder) Miller.  Must have been between 1942 and 1954 (Malvin was ordained in 1942 and D.D. died 1/19/1955)  The card was given to members of Forks Mennonite Church by the leadership.

Tombstones:
Isaac Smucker (two views)
Jacob Wisler

Jonathan Troyer (on back is written, “Really Jonas D. Troyer”)
In The Mennonites in Indiana and Michigan by J.C. Wenger, p. 334
“Jonas D. Troyer, 1811-1897. Buried in the Miller Cemetery, northwest of the Eight-Square schoolhouse, and strangely the tombstone reads Jonathan Troyer, by mistake.  He was commonly called “Yohn” (German abbreviation for Jonas), and someone must have thought that “Yohn” stood for Jonathan.”

Michael Shank - 1865
      


.2  Photographs used in Gospel Evangel, 1946-1973
Photographs of activities of Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference.  Not all photographs that appeared in the newsletter, however, are found in these files. Files also include many photographs not used in the newsletter.

The Gospel Evangels for years 1946 – 1962 are found in Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference Collection II-5-7 Box 2b (Green).  The photos that were published will be in the same year file as the year file of the Gospel Evangel.

1/30    Photographs, 1946

Oscar Leinbach Family, about 1956

Envelope on which is written, “Liberty Centennial Observance - 1946 – Liberty – beginning at the movement – each cong a mission outpost – slogan”

See the beginning of the Mennonite work at Liberty in Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference Collection II-5-7 Box 2b (Green) file 1946, Rural Evangel, Sept-Oct cover and Nov-Dec page 3.  Also in file 1947, Rural Evangel, Mar-April, page 7 is the note of Oscar Leinbach’s ordination on Jan. 5 (1947). 

1/31    Photographs, 1947

Naubinway Service Unit: Leon Martin, Maugansville, Md; Ralph Shank, Elizabethtown, Pa.; Ruth Culp, Brethren, Mich.; Ruby Nafziger, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and Leona Gerger, Heston, Kans.  In the Rural Evangel, Nov-Dec 1947.
Freshman Girls Sextet receiving their first place awards from Robert Ewing, music director.  (Not published)

1/32    Photographs, 1948 

Summer Bible School 1948 (August) – 2 views - unidentified

1/33    Photographs, 1949

McKinley Bible School - Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1949, p. 5.

Bible School at Burr Oak, Rensselaer, IN, July 1948 - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1949, cover

Liberty Church; Jackson Co., MI
    Interior & exterior views, 1949 -  Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb, p. 6.

Bible School group, July 1948, Wayne Wenger, Supt. (Lexington) -
Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1949, p. 5.

Bible School, Pigeon, MI, 1948 – Don King, Supt. -
Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1949, p. 5.

1/34    Photographs, 1950

Bethany Bible School, June 14-25, 1948 – Wayne Wenger, Supt. -
 Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr, 1950 cover.

Four small pictures of Bible School groups – Grand Marais, Dafter, Brimley, & Wildwood - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1950, p. 3.

Cold Springs Summer Bible School, Willard Bontrager, superintendent – Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1950, p. 5

1/35    Photographs, 1951

one unidentified church

Summer Bible School, June 1950, English Lake, IN - Gospel Evangel, Sep-Oct 1951, p. 5.
Sunnyside Morning Worship Service - Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1951, p. 6.
Mennonite Youth Village Camp Group 9-11-year-olds 1950 - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1951, cover
Saginaw, Mich., A carload of men from the Turner congregation and several from the Pigeon River congregation are helping to pour the footing of the church - Gospel Evangel July-Aug 1951, p. 6.

Hudson Lake, Indiana – Bible School children drinking milk donated by local grocer - Gospel Evangel Sept-Oct 1951, p. 6.

1/36    Photographs, 1952

Brunk Revival crowd at Goshen, IN – 1952, - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1952, cover  (Revival dates were Aug. 10 to Sept 7, 1952)

Bible School group – (Fulton) Mohawk SBS 1951 - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1952, p. 5
Mohawk Bible School Staff on picnic

Rexton Mennonite Church, dedicated Dec. 4, 1951 - Gospel Evangel, Jul-Aug 1952 cover.
Atikokan, Ontario, Canada  Bible School - Gospel Evangel Sept-Oct 1952, p. 2.

Caney Creek, Kentucky Bible School, 1952 - Gospel Evangel Nov-Dec 1952, p.2.

Two pictures of construction at Battle Creek

Rainy River Mission  members at a First Communion Service in Jan. 1952 -
Gospel Evangel, Jul-Aug 1952, p. 7

1/37    Photographs, 1953

UP youth retreat – Kinross – Aug. 5-7, 1952 – Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1953, cover
Seney – Summer Bible School – Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1952, p. 4

Two groups from North Main, Nappanee, Bible School, June 1950 - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1953, cover

Locust Grove Bible School, 1952 – 135 on picture - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1953, p. 8
Lakeside Chapel Bible School, 1952 - Gospel Evangel, Jul-Aug 1953, p. 9.

Mt. Union Summer Bible School, Butler Co., Morgantown, KY, Sup. Tobias Slaubaugh - Gospel Evangel, Jul-Aug 1953, p. 9

Cady Bible School,  1953 - Gospel Evangel, Sep-Oct 1953, p. 14.

Seney, Mich. New church building and pastor’s home - Gospel Evangel Jan-Feb 1953, p. 4.

Mennonite Youth Village - Gospel Evangel Sept-Oct 1953, p. 9
At mealtime
Staff – Leonard Gross, Marion Plank, John M. Yoder, Marlen Miller, Phoebe, Jonathan & Mervin Yoder, Edna Yoder, Catherine Brunk, Marion Krupp.  Also Wilma Pletcher, Alpha Mae Ramer, Mildred Graber, Charlene Shenk, & Anna Diener.

Grand Marais, Mich. New building after 3 weeks of work - Gospel Evangel Nov-Dec 1953, p.3.

Copper country – Gay, Mich Bible School, 1953 - Gospel Evangel Nov-Dec 1953, p. 10.

Mennonite Girl’s Center, Goshen, IN – four pictures - Gospel Evangel Nov-Dec 1953, back cover

1/38    Photographs, 1954

Battle Creek Bible School, 1953, Grade 2, Pauline Brothers, teacher - Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1954, p. 9
Battle Creek Bible School, Nursery Class, Ruth Christophel, teacher - Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1954, p. 9.

Battle Creek - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1954, p. 9
1. Worship service in a house
2. Murrel Brothers Home – First services in Battle Creek conducted in this house
Battle Creek church being built - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1954, p. 8

Michigan Mennonite Bible School, Fairview, MI,  January 4 to February 11, 1954 Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1954, cover

Lowell Horst, “born July 13, 1946 – departed July 8 1954” (Son of Paul & Pauline (Johns) Horst) - Gospel Evangel, Sep-Oct 1954, p. 6.

Elmwood Bible School, Kendallville, IN - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1954, p. 11

Sunnyside teen-age boys’ class, Charles Burkholder, teacher - Gospel Evangel Sept-Oct 1954, p. 10
Sunnyside girl’s instruction class - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1954, p. 10 has one view.  The photo in the file is a little different.

Cady, Mich. Summer Bible School, Kindergarten Class, 1954, Oscar Wyse, Superintendent - Gospel Evangel Sept-Oct 1954, p. 8.
Pigeon Summer Camp, Pigeon, MI – 2 photos of mealtime – Pictured are Fred Stutzman, Dwight Esch, Wilma Tuescher, Verna Steckley, Wayne Roth, Norman Teague, Warren Shetler, & Lowell Swartzentruber. – Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1954, p. 11.

Pigeon Summer Camp, Pigeon, MI – Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1954, p. 10.
Group leaving for camp
Front view of camp site

Saginaw, Mich., Summer Bible School  – Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1954, p. 16

Distributing Christmas bundles to a refugee family in Backnung

1/39    Photographs, 1955

Wayne Wenger family – wife, Mae (Schrock); David, 9;  twins, Martha & Miriam, 4; Lois, 6. - Gospel Evangel, May-Jun 1955, p. 6.

Cold Springs Mennonite Church, dedicated Nov. 1954 - Gospel Evangel, May-Jun 1955, p. 11

Providence Summer Bible School, Tobias Slaubaugh, pastor - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1955, p. 12

Detroit, Mich. Summer Bible School, 1954 - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1955, cover

English Lake, IN – English Lake school building where services are held. - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1955, p. 11.
English Lake, IN – Mr. & Mrs. John Fehm, first converts at the English Lake Mission where Emanuel Birky & his wife work.  Picture is not in Gospel Evangel, but they are mentioned in Gospel Evangel,, Nov-Dec 1955. p. 11.

Sunnyside, Elkhart, IN – 5 snapshots – another view in Gospel Evangel, May-June, 1955, back cover

Northern Michigan Youth Retreat, Aug 23-26, 1955 - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1955, cover

Toto Summer Bible School, 1955 - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1955, p. 9

Toto High school class with teacher, Melvin Birkey, Bible School, 1955. - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1955, p. 9.

Toto Summer Bible School, 1955 “grade IV (half of class)”
Toto Summer Bible School, 1955, “grade I (half of class)”

Saginaw, Mich., First service (Feb 13, 1955) East Side Mennonite Church, Melvin Leidig, Superintendent - Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1955, p. 10.

Maple Grove, Gulliver, Mich., Summer Bible School, 1955.  Enrollment 98, Ave attendance 87+, range in age, 3 ½ - 16


1/40    Photographs, 1956

Rainy River Mission Summer Bible School, 1953 – Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1956, p. 13
Toto Bible School teaching staff, 1955 – Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1956, back cover
Caney Creek, Kentucky adult women’s Summer Bible School Class, 1955 - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1956, p. 7
Caney Creek, Kentucky – Gertrude Fugate and children - Gospel Evangel, Mar-Apr 1956, p., 6.

Soo Hill, Escanaba, Mich – Two snapshots of church under construction. Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1956, Also 2 other pictures of construction including six men inside.

Fish Lake Parsonage, Moved into Sept. 16, 1956.
Paul M. Lederach, Ministers Work shop, S.S. Convention, Aug. 9, 1956

Mathis, Texas – Voluntary Service, 1955 – Eugene Richer, Wauseon, Ohio, mixing mortar for the church construction - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct  1956, p., 11.

Paul Wittrig Family - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1956, p., 7.
Paul, Miriam, Robert, & Effie

Backnang, Germany, “Pouring basement wall of cement and gravel in muddy weather”.  This picture is not in Gospel Evangel, May-June 1956, p., 6. but there are two other views shown.

Bertha Morden, a deaf lady who lost one eye, pieces quilts with the aid of a magnifying glass supported in a can of sand - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1956, p. 7.

Nevin Miller Family – Nevin, Joseph Sheldon, Fred Eugene, Evelyn - Gospel Evangel, Nov-Dec 1956, p. 6.


1/41    Photographs, 1957

Bible Memory Camp – Church of God Camp, Claypool, Indiana, 1956 – Two snapshots - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1957, p. 7.

First Bible School, 1957 – where?
Morgantown, Kentucky Bible School, 1957 - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1957, p. 14.
Sunnyside Summer Bible School – Clear photo – 3 ¾” x 9 ½” - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1957, p10.

Eugene Blosser counsels Takahashi, who found Christ after hearing the broadcast. (Japanese Mennonite Hour) - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1957, back cover.


1/42    Photographs, 1958

Snapshot “Some of the members of the Association of Mennonite Aid Societies at the 4th Annual Conference in Chicago., Ill.  March 13, 14, 1958 –Photo by Howard Raid”
Snapshot of tractor and youth in a field – Was this an MYF project?
Snapshot of Silas Smucker & Paton Yoder planting multiflora roses on Perrin Lake property, April 19, 1958 (This property become Amigo Centre)

First Mennonite Church & Mennonite Center, Indianapolis, IN - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1958, cover
Perrin Lakes Camp Association meeting outside by the newly dug canal.  Amos Hostetler, association president, addresses the group.  - Gospel Evangel, May-June, 1958, p. 13.
Esther Shank, dietitian, Mennonite Hospital, La Junta, Colorado, helps in the last stage of meal preparation in the kitchen - Gospel Evangel, May-June, 1958, p. 9.
VS-ers at Iowa City join in singing during devotional period – Carolyn Tang, Ramon Tang, Orpha Kempf, Carolyn Brubaker, Myrtle Miller, Dick Slagell, Maurice Brubaker, Verda Hostetler, Bob Summers. - Gospel Evangel, Mar-April 1958, p. 8.

Mount Pleasant Summer Bible School - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1958, cover.
Mount Pleasant Summer Bible School teachers - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1958, p. 15.

Kristin Troyer and Lynette Coconower; Nancy Chupp and Randy Swarm; Berdine Hoffman and son Paul;  Karen Esch and Denise Diller.  Location: unknown - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1958, p. 14.

Morgantown, Kentucky Bible School, 1958 - Gospel Evangel, Sept-Oct 1958, p. 13.
Gerald and Roma Wilson in VS in Puerto Rico - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1958, p. 8.
Don Reber Family – Karen Sue, Elizabeth Ann, Mary Kay, Carol Jean, Barbara, and Don - Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1958, p. 6.

Howard & Geneva (Cender) Troyer in VS in Puerto Rico - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1958, p. 8
Bethany Christian High School Students with outstanding achievement in the Indiana High School Achievement Program: Janet Moore, John Paul Wenger, Carolyn Shrock, Alan Kreider, Leah Beachy, Carolyn Myers, and Rosalyn Grieser - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1958, p. 10.


1/43    Photographs, 1946-58 (Identified but no date)

1/44    Photographs, 1946-58 (Not identified)

1/45    Photographs, 1959

Stacking logs, Perrin Lakes – March 28, 1959 - Gospel Evangel, May-June 1959, p. 13.
Earl Eichorn using his tractor and cement mixer – foundations and floors for cabins at Perrin Lake. (became Amigo Centre) Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1959, p. 15.
Family picnic at Perrin lake after working on the campgrounds for a half day - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1959, p. 15.  (The couple with their backs to the car is Earl & Frances (Christophel) Stauffer.)

Bean Blossom, Brown Co., IN – Roderick & Beverly Smith, Baby, Rebeccah & Rodney - Gospel Evangel, July-Aug 1959, p. 3.
Emanuel S. & Elsie (Good) Birky – English Lake - Gospel Evangel, Jan-Feb 1959, p. 6.

1/46    Photographs, 1960
1/47    Photographs, 1961

1/48    Photographs, 1962
1/49    Photographs, 1963
1/50    Photographs, 1964

1/51    Photographs, 1958-64 (Identified but no date)
1/52    Photographs, 1958-64 (Not identified)

1/53    Photographs, 1965
1/54    Photographs, 1965  (Identified but no date on photo, taken from 1965 file)
1/55    Photographs, 1965  (Not identified)

1/56    Photographs, 1966
1/57    Photographs, 1966  (Identified but no date on photo, taken from 1966 file)
1/58    Photographs, 1966  (Not identified)

1/59    Photographs, 1967
1/60    Photographs, 1967  (Identified but no date on photo, taken from 1967 file)
1/61    Photographs, 1967  (Not identified)

1/62    Photographs, 1968
1/63    Photographs, 1968  (Identified but no date on photo, taken from 1968 file)
1/64    Photographs, 1968  (Not identified)

1/65    Photographs, 1969, February 11
1/66    Photographs, 1969, February 11 (Identified but no date on photo, taken from file)
1/67    Photographs, 1969, February 11 (Not identified)

1/68    Photographs, 1969, March 3
1/69    Photographs, 1969, June 3
1/70    Photographs, 1969, August

1/71    Photographs, 1969, Sept.-Oct., 50th Anniversary issue
1/72    Photographs, 1969, Sept.-Oct. 50th Anniversary issue (Photos date from 1969-73)
1/73    Photographs, 1969, Sept.-Oct. 50th Anniversary issue (Photos date from 1969-73)  (Identified but no date, taken from file)
1/74    Photographs, 1969, Sept.-Oct. 50th Anniversary issue (Photos date from 1969-73) (Not identified)
1/75    Photographs, 1969, December 2

Box 2 (Large)

2/1    Photographs, 1970,  February 3
2/2    Photographs, 1970,  June 3
2/3    Photographs, 1970, August 7
2/4    Photographs, 1970, October 1
2/5    Photographs, 1970, November 25

2/6    Photographs, 1971, February 12
2/7    Photographs, 1971, February 18
2/8    Photographs, 1971, April 12
2/9    Photographs, 1971, June 4
2/10    Photographs, 1971, July – August
2/11    Photographs, 1971, October 2
2/12    Photographs, 1971, December 6

2/13    Photographs, 1972, March 30
2/14    Photographs, 1972, May 25
2/15    Photographs, 1972, May 25 (unused)

2/16    Photographs, 1972, June 25
2/17    Photographs, 1972, August 16
2/18    Photographs, 1972, September 28
2/19    Photographs, 1972, December 21
2/20    Photographs. 1973

2/21    Photographs, District Mission Board   
2/22    Photographs, Camp Amigo, November 5, 1964

2/23    Photographs, House of Simon
2/24    Photographs, Sunday School Conference, 1960
2/25    Photographs, Miscellaneous
2/26    Photographs, undated


.3  Slide Sets, 1945-1982; Tapes, 1967
Includes filmstrips, tapes, & other audiovisual materials used by Conference, 1974-1989.  Also some slides on Mennonite Commission for Christian Education, Jr. Boys / Wayfarers, slides 1962-66)

    John R. Smucker transferred a number of slide sets and slides from the Conference Office, Goshen, Indiana, to the Archives, on October 18, 2000.  Smucker came into the Archives looking for several older sets of slides that he produced in the 1960s and 1970s, as Conference Historian of the Conference.  I could not locate these older items, but when I contacted the Conference Office, Administrative Assistant Charlotte Long found these, and made arrangements for Smucker to transfer them to the Archives.

Box 3 (Large)

Slide Set #1. "United in Mission", 1973.  A Presentation of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, 1973, prepared by John R. Smucker.

    a) 2 Scripts (Original First Draft Script (includes title page); and Revised Script, dated 1-21-1973, 9 pages)n  (93 plus 55 slides)
    b) 3 Reel-to-Reel tapes (1 Original Master, speed 7 1/2; 1 undated; and another dated 1-21-73.
    c) 2 Slide Sets (includes 2 Volumes of Sawyer trays with each slide set, 148 slides)

Slide Set #2. "The Church Together," 1982
    Produced by the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference.  Photography by Howard Zehr and Danny Graber.  Written by Lois Keiffaber Bare.  Special thanks to Ken Gingerich, cartoons; Loanne Harms, graphics; Deb Brubaker and Southside Singers; Maureen Rodgers; Jon Kauffman; Mabel Sutter; Precision Audio.

    a) 2 Scripts, plus "Users" copy
    b) 3 Cassette tapes
    c) 1 Slide set in Kodak Carousel Tray 140 (Plus one box of extra slides)
    d) Set of cartoon drawings (original)

Box 4 (Large)

Slide Set #3. "Mission Commission Slide Set", 1982
    a) 2 Scripts, 60 slides
    a) 1 Slide Set, in Kodak Carousel 80 Tray (60 slides, plus 15 extras)

Slide Set #4.  "Our Conference at Work", 1975
    Prepared by the John R. Smucker, for the Finance Commission of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference.  Voices include the family of John R. and Donna Smucker, with children Beth, John D. and Emily; and the family of Melvin and Marilyn Voran, with children Miriam, Steve and Laurie.   

    a) Script (includes original map as well), 100 slides
    b) 2 Reel-to-Reel Tapes, and 1 Casssette Tape
    c) Slides, 100, found in a Sawyer Tray
 Slides on Church Buildings and Pastors, from about 1945-1975
Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

(Slides on church buildings and pastors from Sets #5, 7, 8 and 9,
have been listed and sorted Alphabetically – see following pages
Additional Slides found in these slide sets are listed at the end)

Box 5 (Large)

Slide Set #5 "Church Buildings and Pastors, Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference", 1970s, by John R. Smucker
    Includes Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2 Sawyer Slide Trays which hold 100 slides each) (Slide Tray Vol. 1 is empty, but Slide Tray Vol. 2 has about 90 slides in it.  Slides are labelled as to which church is shown, and which pastor couple is shown).  Also includes script "Captions to Conference Slides" (#1, Anderson, Ft. Wayne to #96 Yellow Creek", by John R. Smucker.  [This slide set has gone through many changes.  Ezra Beachy, editor of the Gospel Evangel in the 1950s and 1960s, had used an Argus projector and slide trays.  This equipment and a few older slides are still found in his collection at the archives.  John R. Smucker inherited some of the slides and updated many of them through the years in the 1960s and 1970s - notes by Dennis Stoesz]

Slide Set #6 (???)

Slide Set #7: "Church Buildings, Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, circa 1945-1974", (slides are dated from 1960-74, but they also include older slides as well which have no date stamped right on the slide).   Contains duplicates or old photos not in current set (See Slide Set #6).  Photos of farmsteads from 1873, Elkhart County Atlas.  Includes 1 metal tray, with slides of church buildings, A-Z.  Slides are identified.  Also includes 15-25 slides of drawings in 1873 Elkhart County Atlas, also identified.  Miscellaneous shots from a set compiled by the Mission Board in the early 1950s.  And a set of slides on Bethany Christian High School's Christmas banquet, picking up trash, etc., 1970.

Slide Set #8: "Ministers and Deacons no longer in office" Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, (because of retirement, death, reassignment, etc.", no date.   1 metal tray numbered "No. 2".  Contains slides of pastors and their families, identified.  Also contains slides of Commissions and Commissions of the conference, 1970-71, 1971-72.  And contains a set of slides on First Mennonite, Indianapolis, 1960.

Slide Set #9 "Indiana-Michigan Conference Slides"
    j) Churches and Pastors, slides identified



Index of Slides on Church Buildings and Pastors, 1945-75, as found in Slide Sets # 5 - 9, Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

All slide sets are found in Box 5 (Large)

Key:    Brubakers, Dean (5/1)     means it is found in Slide Set #5, Slide #1
           College Mennonite (7/16)    means it is found in Slide Set #7, Slide #16

Anderson (9/57)

Ann Arbor (7/41)
Ann Arbor (7/42)
Ann Arbor Felloship meeting place (7/43)

Augsburger, Don & family, North Goshen(8/1)

Bairs, Ray (9/63)
Beachy, Ezra (8/2)
Beachy, Ezra (8/3)
Beachy, Ezra (8/4)
Beachy, Mose & Ada (8/5)
Beachy, Neil and Howard J. Zehr (8/7)
Beachys, Mose, E. Goshen, Missionaries to Puerto Rico (8/6)

Bean Blossom (7/31)
Bean Blossom (7/35)
Bean Blossom (7/36)
Bean Blossom (7/39)
Bean Blossom Auxillary House (7/34)
Bean Blossom church (9/60)
Bean Blossom Congregation (7/37)
Bean Blossom Ministry (7/32)
Bean Blossom Prayer Meeting (7/38)
Bean Blossom Youth (7/33)

Bechler, LeRoy family (8/8)
Belmont (9/61)
Belmont Council (9/62)
Benton Mennonite church (9/64)
Benton Parsonage (7/30)
Berea Church (9/67)
Bethany (7/29)
Bethel Church, Odon, IN (9/71)

Bethel Mennonite, Ashley, MI (7/28)
Bethel Parsonage, Ashley, MI (7/27)
Bethel, Odon, IN (7/26)
Birkey, Emanuel S. (9/45)
Birkeys, Ralph , Wayside 1965 (8/9)
Birky, Ralph O., Brimley, Mich. (8/10)
Bon Air – Kokomo (7/40)
Bonneyville (9/72)

Bontrager, Eric and wife, Dora (8/12)
Bontrager, Floyd & wife (9/23)
Bontrager, Orran and wife (8/13)
Bontrager, Otis and Nora (8/11)
Bontrager, Vernon (8/122)
Bontrager, Vernon family (8/14)
Bontrager, Vernon family (9/86)
Bontrager, Willard, Cold Springs (9/88)

Bourbon Church (7/25)
Bourbon Mennonite church (9/74)
Bowne, Clarksville (7/24)
Brandenberger, Martin (8/15)
Brenneman, Don (8/16)
Brenneman, Don family (5/24)
Brubakers, Dean (5/1)
Burkholder, Lowell family (8/17)
Burr Oak Church (9/76)

California (9/77)
Calvary Church, Pickney, MI (9/78)
Calvary, Pinekney, MI (7/23)
Caney Creek Church, Hardshell, KY (7/22)
Carpenter, Jim & Faith (8/18)
Carpenter, Jim and Faith (5/2)
Cedar Grove, MI (9/79)

Christophel, Harold family (9/25)
Christophel, James (8/20)
Christophel, James family (8/19)
Christophel, James family (8/21)

Clarion Church (7/20)
Clarion, workers & S.S. children (7/21)
Clinton Brick (7/19)
Clinton Brick (9/82)
Clinton Brick (9/83)
Clinton Brick, 1948 (9/81)

Clinton Frame (9/84)
Clinton Frame (9/85)
Cold Springs (9/87)
College Church (9/89)
College Mennonite (7/16)
College Ministry, L. Hartzler & J. Moseman (7/18)

Conrad, Willard & Hettie at Holdeman (9/18)
Conrad, Willard (8/22)
Crossgrove, Orvel, Anderson (9/58)
Croyle, Ellis B. (8/23)
Crumstown (9/93)

Detroit before remodeling (9/95)
Detroit Church Auditorium (7/11)
Detroit Mennonite Church (7/115)
Detroit Mennonite Church (7/116)
Detroit Mennonite Church (7/12)
Detroit Mennonite church (7’13)
Detroit Parsonage (7/15)
Detroit Primary Dept (7/14)

Eash, Floyd (8/24)
Eash’s, Ted (9/73)
East Goshen (9/54)
East Goshen (9/55)
East Goshen (9/56)

East Goshen Ministerial Team (9/53)
East Side Mennonite, Saginaw (7/8)
East Side Mennonite, Saginaw, Parsonage (7/10)
East Side Mennonite, Saginaw, Teachers – Workers, East Side Mennonite (7/9)
Elmwood Kendalville (9/51)

Emma (9/49)
Emma Mennonite church (9/48)
English Lake, new building (9/46)

Fairhaven (7/1)
Fairhaven (7/6)
Fairhaven Children’s Choir (7/4)
Fairhaven Church, Ft. Wayne (9/43)
Fairhaven Group (9/44)
Fairhaven, Boyd Family (7/2)
Fairhaven, Ft. Wayne (7/5)
Fairhaven, part of a Sun group (7/3)

Fairview Mennonite Church, Fairview, MI (7/7)
Fernland, Germfask, MI (9/33)
First Mennonite Middlebury, IN (7/86)
First Mennonite, Fort Wayne, IN (7/83)
First Mennonite, Ft. Wayne, IN (7/85)
First, Ft. Wayne (7/84)
First, Ft. Wayne (9/41)
First, Ft. Wayne, parsonage (7/82)

First, Indianapolis (9/40)
First, Middlebury (9/37)
First, Middlebury (9/38)
First, Middlebury, old church (9/39)
First, New Breman, NY (7/81)
First, NY (7/79)
First, NY (7/80)

Fish Lake (9/35)
Flishers, Orlo, Talcum (5/62)
Forks (7/76)
Forks (7/77)
Forks (9/34)
Forks Cabin (7/78)
Forks Ministry and wives, Earley Bontrager, Malvin Miller and Donald E. Yoder (7/75)

Gerber, Robert family (8/25)
Gingerich, Simon and wife (8/26)
Goshen College place of worship (7/17)

Gospel Lighthouse (9/31)
Graber, David family (8/27)
Graber, J. D. (8/28)
Grabers, Dave (8/29)
Grabers, Dave, Berea, Montgomery, IN (9/68)

Grand Marais (7/73)
Grand Marais Mennonite Church (9/28)
Grand Marais(7/74)
Haarer, Charles (8/30)
Haarer, Charles family (8/31)
Haarers, Charles (5/13)

Handrich, Bruce family (8/32)
Handrich, Harvey and Ruby (8/33)
Handrich, Willard family (8/34)
Handrich, Willard, Grand Marais (9/27)
Handrichs, Bruce, Germfask, 1965 (9/32)
Hartmans, Earl (9/12)

Heath St. Mennonite, Battle Creek, MI (9/26)
Herrick, Clare, MI (9/24)
Hershberger, Jency (8/35)
Hershberger, Jency (8/36)
Hochstetler, Emanuel (8/132)
Hochstetler, Roger & Glennis (9/42)
Hochstetlers, Noah (5/48)
Hoffman, Verl (8/37)

Holdeman (7/72)
Holdeman (9/19)
Holdeman (9/20)
Holdeman (9/22)
Holdeman, old & new churches (9/21)
Hooley, Orvin & Homer Miller (8/38)
Hooley, William (8/131)
Hooley, William and wife, LeRoy Pinesmith (8/39)
Hopewell, Kouts (9/17)
Horst, Paul family (5/55)

Horst, Ray (8/126)
Hostetler, Amos O. (8/40)
Hostetler, S. J. (8/43)
Hostetler, Sam (8/42)
Hostetler’s, Jonas  (8/41)
Hostetlers, Jonas (9/96)
Hostetlers, S. Jay  (8/44)

Howard Miami, Leadership (7/70)
Howard-Miami (7/71)
Hudson Lake (9/3)

Iglesia del buen Pastor (7/66)
Iglesia del buen Pastor (7/67)
Iglesia del buen Pastor (7/68)
Iglesia del buen Pastor (7/69)
Iglesia del buen Pastor (9/4)

Jantzi, Donald (8/45)
Johns, Galen & wife (8/46)
Jones, Ed family (8/47)
Kalamazoo (9/6)
Kalamazoo (9/7)

Kauffman, Calvin (8/49)
Kauffman, Calvin family (8/48)
Kauffman, Calvin family, Bethel (9/70)
Kauffman, Clyde and wife with Ordo Yoder (8/50)
Kauffman, John and wife (8/51)
Keims, Walter, Toto, N. Judson, IN (5/64)

Kern Road (7/64)
Kern Road (7/65)
Kern Road (9/8)
King, Norman & Linda (8/129)
Koch, Roy (8/125)
Koch’s, Roy (8/123)
Kokomo, Howard-Miami (9/1)
Krabill, Russell (5/42)
Krabill, Russell and family (8/52)

Kreider, Harold (8/53)
Kuhns, Menno (8/54)
Lake Bethel (7/61)
Lake Bethel (7/62)
Lake Bethel (7/63)
Lake Bethel (9/9)
Lauvers, Paul (5/11)

Leidiz, Melvin & Lois (8/55)
Leinbach, Dale & Edie (8/56)
Leinbach, Dale & Edie (9/50)
Leinbach, Ed & family (5/66)
Leinbach, Oscar (9/14)
Leo (9/11)
Liberty at Clark Lake (9/13)
Lighthouse, Goshen (7/60)

Locust Grove Church, Sturgis, MI (7/57)
Locust Grove Parsonage, Elkhart (7/59)
Locust Grove, Elkhart (5/79)
Locust Grove, Elkhart (7/58)
Locust Grove-Sturgis, 1965 (5/78)
Long, Maurice (8/57)
Long, Maurice (8/58)
Longenecker, Lehman (8/59)
Lowery, Stoltzfus Hollio (5/22)
Lyndeker, Norman (8/60)

Mann, Cleo & Nellie (8/61)
Mann, Cleo & VS worker (8/62)
Maple Grove (5/3)
Maple Grove MI (5/5)
Maple Grove, IN (7/56)
Maple Grove, MI (7/55)
Maple River (5/7)

Marion (5/10)
Marion (outside) (5/9)
Marion Interior (7/54)

Martin, Jason & Mary (5/31)
Martin, Jason & Mary (8/63)
Mast, Harold family (8/64)
Midland (7/51)
Milan Center Church, Woodburn, IN (7/50)
Miller, Ed  (8/65)
Miller, Errin family (8/66)
Miller, Lewis (8/67)

Miller, Mahlon (8/130)
Miller, Mahlon (8/68)
Miller, Nevin family (8/69)
Miller, Paul M. (8/127)
Miller, Paul M. family (8/70)
Miller, S. S. (9/16)
Miller, Sam S. family (8/71)
Miller, Vernon V. (8/74)
Miller, Victor (8/72)
Miller, Victor (8/73)

Miller, William R. family (8/75)
Miller, Willis (8/76)
Millers, Lloyd (5/14)
Millers, Marvin (5/69)
Millers, Stanley (9/30)
Millers, William, Crumstown (9/94)
Moore Park (7/49)
Moosepark (5/15)
Morgantown KY (5/16)

Morningstar, Titus & wife, Lake Bethel (9/10)
Mosemann, John & wife (8/77)
Mosemanns, John (9/90)
Mt Pleasant Mennonite church  (7/47)
Mt. Pleasant Church (5/18)
Murray, John family (9/15)
Myers, Harold (8/78)

Naubenway (5/19)
Neuhouser, S.J. & wife (8/79)

New Bethel (7/46)
Ninth Street Mennonite, Saginaw (5/21)
North Goshen (5/23)
North Goshen (7/44)
North Goshen (7/45)
North Main Street, Nappanee (5/25)
North Park, Grand Rapids (5/27)
North, Homer F. and wife (5/26)

Nussbaum, Irvin family (8/80)
Nussbaum, Irvin family (8/81)
Nussbaum, Irvin family (8/82)

Oak Grove Chapel, Centreville, MI (7/114)
Oak Terrace, Blountstown, FL (5/28)
Oakterrace, Blountstown, FL (7/113)
Olive (5/30)
Oscelo (7/111)
Osceola (5/32)
Osceola (7/112)

Park View, Kokomo (5/33)
Parkview, Kokomo (7/110)
Petoskey (5/34)
Pigeon Mich Ave (5/12)
Pigeon Parsonage (7/52)
Plato (5/36)

Pleasant View (5/39)
Pleasant View, Brethren, MI (7/109)
Pleasant View, IN (5/40)
Pleasant View, John Steiner, Pastor (5/38)
Ponce family (8/83)
Ponce, Theophito family (9/5)

Prairie St. Mennonite Church (5/41)
Prairie Street, Elkhart, IN (7/107)
Prairie Street, Elkhart, In (7/108)
Providence (5/44)
Providence Church, Washington, IN (5/43)

Rexton, MI (5/46)
Rich Valley, Kokomo, IN (7/106)
Roselawn (5/47)
Roth, Arnold (8/84)
Roth, Arnold (9/91)
Rudy, Carl family (8/85)

Salem (5/49)
Santa Fe, Peru, IN (5/50)
Schlabaughs, Cletus (5/17)
Schrock, Ora, South Colon (5/57)
Schrock, Oscar family (8/87)
Schrock, T. E. & wife (8/88)
Schumaker, Leonard, Bethany, 1965 (9/69)
Seney, MI (7/105)

Shank, Clarence Shank and Dan Stoltzfus family (8/93)
Sharp, Harold family (8/94)
Shaum, Warren C. & wife (8/89)
Shore (5/53)
Shore, destroyed by tornado (5/52)
Shore, destroyed by tornado (7/102)
Shrock, Ed family (8/86)

Slabaugh, Dan family (8/97)
Slabaugh, Dan family, Ann Arber, MI (9/59)
Slabaugh, Tobe, Providence, Washington, IN (5/45)
Slabaugh, Tobias  (8/99)
Slabaugh, Tobias family (8/98)
Slagel, Dean & Dorothy (8/100)
Slaubaugh, Cledus home, Morgantown, KY (7/48)
Slaubaugh, Cleovs family (8/96)
Smith School (7/104)

Sommers, Clayton (8/101)
Soo Hill church (5/54)
South Colon (5/56)
Stahly, Ralph (9/2)
Stahly, Ralpl (8/102)
Stauffer, Melvin (8/103)

Steiner, Elno (8/124)
Steiner, Elno family (8/90)
Steiner, John family (8/91)
Steiner, Ken (8/92)
Steiners, Elno (5/72)
Stoll, Henry J. (8/104)

Stoltzfus, Dan (8/105)
Stoltzfus, Dan (9/92)
Stoltzfus, Robert (8/106)
Stoltzfus, Robert (8/107)
Stutzman, Marvin (8/95)
Stutzman, Marvin (9/75)
Stutzmansville (5/58)

Sunnyside Church, destroyed in tornado (5/59)
Sunnyside Church, Elkhart (7/100)
Sunnyside, Elkhart (7/101)
Sunnyside, Elkhart (7/103)
Swartz, Joe & 2 youngest (5/4)
Talcum Parsonage (7/99)
Talcum, KY (5/61)

Toto Church, N. Judson, IN (5/63)
Toto Church, North Judson, IN (7/97)
Toto Church, North Judson, IN (7/98)
Tri-Lake Chapel (5/65)
Tri-Lakes Chapel (7/96)
Troyer, Clarence, 3 youngest of 9 children, 1965 (5/77)
Troyer, Jim and Vernon Bontreger (9/80)
Troyer, Sam (9/36)
Troyer, Willis family, 1962 (5/37)

Unidentified (5/60)
Unidentified (5/74)
Unidentified (8/118)
Unidentified (8/119)
Unidentified (8/121)
Unidentified (9/47)
Unidentified (9/65)

Unidentified (9/66)
Unlabled (5/51)
Unmarked (5/29)

Walnut Hill (5/67)
Walnut Hill (5/68)
Walnut Hill Chapel (7/95)
Wasepi (5/70)
Waterford (5/71)
Wawasee lakeside Chapel, Syracuse, IN, Herbert Yoder Pastor (5/73)
Wayside, Brimley, MI (5/75)

Weaver, Herman family (8/108)
Weaver, Norman & wife, Gulliver, MI (5/6)
Weldy, Paul family (8/109)
Wellington (7/94)
Wenger, J. C. (8/110)
Wenger, J. C. (8/120)
Wenger, John C. (8/128)
Wengers, J. P. (9/29)

White Cloud Church (7/92)
White Cloud leaders (7/93)
Wickey, William Family (5/8)
Wildwood, Curtis, MI (5/76)
Wildwood, Curtis, MI (7/91)
Wildwood, MI, lady in cong.  (7/90)
Wyse, Ora 1965 (5/20)

Yellow Creek (5/80)
Yellow Creek (5/81)
Yellow Creek (5/82)
Yellow Creek Cabin (7/89)
Yellow Creek Parsonage (7/88)
Yoder, Clarence & wife (8/111)
Yoder, Edwin J. & wife (8/112)
Yoder, Harold (8/113)

Yoder, Herbert family (8/114)
Yoder, Lloyd family (8/115)

Yoder, Paul & wife (8/116)
Yutzy, Homer, family, Petoskey, MI, Aug. 1957 (5/35)
Zion (7/87)
Zook, Dan & wife (8/117)



Additional Slides found in Slide Set #7: "Church Buildings, Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, circa 1945-1974",

Miscellaneous Photographs from a set compiled
by the Mission Board in the early 1950s

IN/MI Mennonite Mission Board (7/117)
God Has Inlisted You (7/118)
Group of Summer Bible School Children (7/119)
Bible School Class with teacher (7/120)

Two Vacation Bible School children (7/121)
Boys with teacher (7/122)
Two teachers with boys class (7/123)
Group of girls with teachers (7/124)
Group of ladies sewing (7/125)

Church scene (7/126)
Another church scene (7/127)
Class of children (7/128)
Church service (7/129)
Family group (7/130)

Group of children (7/131)
Large  group of children (7/132)
Children’s Bible Class (7/133)
Group of children with adults (7/134)
Men working in a field (7/135)
Four children sitting on a fence (7/136)
People eating (7/137)
Large group of children by a church (7/138)
Boys setting up a tent (7/139)

Box 5 (Large) (Slide Set #7) (Continued)

Photos of drawings in 1873, Elkhart Co. Atlas

James Funk, Oslo Twp (7/140)
Jesse H. Myers, Middlebury Twp. (7/141)
Forest Grove Meeting House, Middlebury, Twp. (7/142)
J. Stutzman, Middlebury Twp. (7/143)
Jacob Hochstetler, Middlebury, Twp. (7/144)
Samuel R. Miller, Jackson, Twp. (7/145)

Herman Yoder, Elkhart Twp. (7/146)
Jacob Pieffer, Middlebury, Twp. (7/147)
C.K. Stouffer, Jefferson Twp. (7/148)
C.W. Nussbaum, Olive Twp (7/149)
Abraham Schrock, Middlebury Twp (7/150)

Samuel B. Miller, Elkhart Twp (7/151)
Middlebury HS – 1873 (7/152)
Jacob M. Kauffman, Middlebury Twp (7/153)
John Stauffer, Union Twp (7/154)
Wisler Mills, Locke Twp (7/155)

Unidentified (7/156) (duplicate)
Unidentified (7/157) (duplicate)
Unidentified (7/158) (duplicate)
Unidentified (7/159)
Unidentified (7/160)

Unidentified (7/161)
Unidentified (7/162)
Unidentified (7/163)

Slides on Bethany Christian High School

BCHS Christmas Banquet (7/164)
BCHS Christmas Performance (7/165)
Choir (7/166)
Teacher (7/167)
Chapel (7/168)
Choir (7/169)
Choir (7/170)
Men’s Quartet (7/171)
Choir (7/172)
Classroom (7/173)
Box 5 (Large) (Slide Set #7) (Continued)

Choir (7/174)
Small Group (7/175)
Unidentified (7/176)
Unidentified (7/177)
Chapel (7/178)
Classroom (7/179)
Walk-a-thon, picking up trash (7/180)

Miscellaneous

Horse and Buggy (7/181)
Elkhart Insititute, 1895 (7/182)
Elkhart Insitutute, 1895 (7/183)
Goshen College (7/184)
The End (last slide) 7/185)

Additional Slides from Slide Set #8: "Ministers and Deacons no longer in office"

Miscellaneous

Hazard, Ky. MCC – VS Unit (8/133)
Delbert & Lu(?) Culp (8/134)
Mid-Winter Ministers Mtg at Clinton Brick (8/135)

Commissions and Committees of Conference, 1970-72

Finance, 71-72 (8/136)
Nurture Commission, 1972 – 73 (8.137)
Finance Commission, 1972 – 73 (8/138)
Nurure Commission, 1971 – 72 (8/139)
Church Life Commission, 1972 – 73 (8/140)

Conference Ex. Committee 1972-73 (8/141)
Church Life, 1971 – 72 (8/142)
Confefrence Executive Committee, 1970 – 71 (8/143)
Finance, 1970 – 71 (8/144)
Church Life, 1970 – 71 (8/145)

Church Life Commission (8/146)
Mission 1970 – 71
Missions Commission (8/148)
Nurture 1970 – 71 (8.149)
Peace & Social Concerns (8/150)
Box 5 (Large) (Slide Set #8) (Continued)

First Mennonite Indianapolis

Roy Koch Speakes to Ministers, 1970 (8/151)
First Indianapolis (8/152)
Cleo Mann (8/153)
SBS First, Indianapolis (8/154)
I-W house (8/155)

First, Indianapolis (8/156)
First, Indianapolis (8/157)
First, Indianapolis (8/158)
First, Indianapolis (8/159)
First, Indianapolis (8/160)
First, Indianapolis (8/161)
First, Indianapolis (8/162)
First, Indianapolis (8/163)
First, Indianapolis (8/164)
SBS Bus (8/165)

Cleo & Nellie Mann SBS, 1960 (8/166)
Indianapolis SBS enrollment (8/167)
First Mennonite church June 1960 (8/168)
Indianapolis SBS June 1960 enrollment 117 (8/169)
SBS Indianapolis SBS June 22, 1960 (8/170)

SBS June 1969 (8/171)
Interior View First Mennonite Church (8/172)
WBW June 1960 (8/173)
Kg I Class SBS Indp’l’s 1960 (8/174)
Hymn Sing, June 26, 1960 (8/175)

Nu. Class SBS 1960 (8/176)
SBS 1960, loaded bus (8/177)
1960 Hymn Sing (8/1/78)
Buses ready to leave SBS, 1960 (8/179)
SBS Indpls June 1960 (8/180)

Indpls. Jymn Sing, June 26, 1960 (8/181)
SBS June 1960 (8/182)
Sandra Lawn, SBS Incpls (8/183)
Indp’l’s Hymn  Sing, June 26, 1960 (8/184)


Slide Set #9 "Indiana-Michigan Conference Slides"
    A Slide Box holding several sets of slides, as organized by John R. Smucker

    a) "United in Mission" (Some extra slides)
    b) "Our Conference at Work" (extra slides)
    c)  Indianapolis and Saginaw slides, taken by Roy Marten
    d)  Fair Haven, Fort Wayne
    e)  Maple Grove, Topeka and others, Roy Koch, taken by Roy Marten
    f)  SBS Pictures
    g) Miscellaneous slides
     h) MCC or MMA promotion?
    I ) Churches and Dates - these are slides with the churches' name on it, and the founding date, maybe to be used in conjunction with the Churches slide set.

Box 6 (Large)

6/1  Tapes from 1967 Indiana-Michigan Conference, North Leo Church, Indiana, Aug. 3-6
    Three Reel-to-Reel Tapes, recorded by Alfred H. Dietzel, Pigeon, Michigan, and sent complimentary to Galen Johns, Secretary, March 13, 1968

    Tape #1:     Conference Sermon, by Howard Zehr
            God's People are concerned with current events, Ray Horst
            P.M. Discussion

    Tape #2:    Last of Discussion
            God's People reach out to others, Richard Yoder
            God's People lead Holy Lives, A. Don Augsburger

    Tape #3:    God's People are Faithful in Holy Spirit Gifts, Howard Charles
            God's People Tomorrow, Howard Zehr

    (Uncertain if more of conference program is included or not)

6/2  Filmstrip "New Family in Town, Mennonite General Board, ca. 1974: The Mennonite Church .. at work in the World for Christ"

    a) Filmstrip, (2)
    b) Cassette tapes (2)
    c) Script (4 copies)

6/3  Slides from a set called "Introducing our Church", 1974 by Mennonite General Board.  2/3 of the slides would have value if indexed by individual church leader..JRS.

6/4  Filmstrip "Mennonite Education, Priviledge or Priority", no date, before 1975, produced by Mennonite Board of Education, 1700 S. Main Street, Goshen, Indiana (before 1975 when MBE moved its office to Elkhart, Indiana)

    a) Filmstrip
    b) Cassette tape

6/5  Slide Set "Ames, Iowa, 1985, General Assembly" (Youth Convention, Adult Convention?"  Narrator, Barth Hague.  Song "Good News" by GLAD

    a) Slides
    b) Cassette tape

Box 6 (Large) (Continued)

6/6  Slide Set "Normal 89, Mennonite Youth Gathering", music by Road Less Travelled, narrated by Doug Krehbiel, Road Less Travelled.  Seems like an promotional slide set to encourage youth to attend
    a) Slides in Kodak Carousel Tray 140
    b) Extra box of duplicate slides
    c) Cassette Tape
    d) Script

6/7  Filmstrip "Together in Ministry: Persons with Hearing Impairments in the Churches", 1983.  Produced by The Task Force on Hearing Impairments, ECLM, NCCC, New York, New York
        a) Filmstrip
    b) Cassette Tape
    c) Script, and Resource Kit

6/8  Book, Reaching All: Six Studies on Evangelizing the World for Christ, Taken from the International Congress on World Evangelization, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1974

6/9  Slides collected by John R. Smucker, when he was secretary of Jr. Boys Activities (Wayfarers) of the Mennonite Commission for Christian Education, ca. 1962-66
        a) Franconia Conference Leaders
    b) Pleasant View, North Lawrence, Ohio
    c) Hesston Mennonite
    d) First Mennonite , Fort Wayne
    e) Wayfarers, Bean Blossom, First Mennonite Indianapolis, and First Fort Wayne, IN.



Name and Subject Headings

Camp Amigo
Gospel Evangel
House of Simon
Mennonites in Indiana and Michigan, The



April 11, 2005 / Individual photographs listed by Thelma Martin (through Gospel Evangel, 1959, Box 1, Folder 42)
July 22, 2004 / Individual historical slides listed by Nelda Nussbaum, and sorted alphabetically by Dennis Stoesz
December 30, 2002 / Updated listing of individual ministers and church buildings by Dennis Stoesz
November 6, 2000 / Update to Boxes 3-6
May 19, 1989 / Boxes 1-2 organized and listed by J. Kevin Miller
File: “Hm4-136.doc”
Mennonite Church USA Archives-Goshen, 1700 S. Main St., Goshen, Indiana 46526

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