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Photographs, 1910-63 (Also some late 19th century family photos)
4 Boxes (3 Gray, & 1 Folder, Oversize in mapcase)
Ernest. E. Miller (1893-1975) was the son of D.D.
Miller (1865-1955). He was ordained to the ministry at
Forks Mennonite by Bishop J.S. Shoemaker on December 9, 1917. He
married Olive Ruth Blosser (1893-1977).
Box 1 (Gray)
1/1 Photograph Album, circa 1910-20. Includes
many of Goshen College (graduated 1917), but also family, friends,
church, community and teaching days. For example, Miller taught
at Plainview, Texas, 1911-12, and in LaGrange County, Indiana, ca.
1/2 India, circa 1920-36
1/3 Goshen College, 1951
1/4 Ernest E. Miller Portrait, ca. 1950s
1/5 Trip to India, early 1960s?
1/6 Trip to Japan, early 1960s?
1/7 Photocopies of oversize photos – originals in Box
4, Folder 1 in Mapcase
Box 2 (Gray)
2/1 Japan and China Visit for MCC
2/2 Aisa items
2/3 India Jubliee items – Parade representing
11 churches at Champa, and 2 of Jagdeeshpur local celebrations.
2/4 India – Passport pictures, 2 fruit, Nehru,
Gandhi, and Magazine clipping of “Princes of India World’s Richest
2/5 Dalai Lama Visit at Woodstock in 1963, “Very
Special”, invitation for Dr. & Mrs. Miller, album page of pictures,
an autographed photo of T. Kagawa.
2/6 Ernest & Ruth (Blosser) Miller’s family
pictures among which are a family group of Ernest parental family, D.D.
Millers; Ruth’s mother, Ellen (Mrs. Noah) Blosser; school, wedding, and
children’s pictures. Also P. J. Malagar & wife Satiyawati,
and family. Ernest married them about 1947.
2/7 Ernest Miller photos – Snapshot of Ruth &
Ernest, Ernest as principal at Scott High School in Shipshewana, IN.
2/8 European Mcc trip with Ed G. Kauffman 1946 or
47. Nine slides
2/9 Woodstock Years as Principal. Two photos in
2/10 Dhamtari (Mennonite Mission), India Service.
Group photo of teachers, c 1930; students; and building.
2/11 Orientation School Material (May be several in
this category but most are from other places – need to be reorganized.
2/12 Slides. Eight from Japan Mennonite
Mission; five from MCC tour to Europe, c1946-47; thirty-seven from
Mennonite World Conference in Goshen & Newton, 1948;
and twenty-three from Goshen College buildings, c1950.
2/13 Misc. Pictures. Includes Church under the
trees in India, Bro. Kaufman is preaching; A group of school boys in
India; Racheed Sultan Yassemi, Kermanchah, Persia, 2/20/1920; Bible
Conference, Little Eden, 1948; several unidentified family photos, and
two of baseball teams.
Box 3 (Gray)
3/1 Photo album of MCC term of Relief Work in Turkey
3/2 Mennonite World conference, 1948
(Oversize) (Found in Mapcase)
4/1 Photographs, 1920-51. Three from India,
c1920-36; one from Goshen College, 1951.
December 21, 2005 / Posted on web
February 13, 27, 2004 / Listed by Thelma L. Martin
9/19/1994 Box 1 & 4 listed by Dennis Stoesz
Church USA Archives-Goshen, 1700 S. Main St., Goshen, Indiana 46526
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