Biographical notes about Ira and Mabel Moomaw compiled by Ferne Baldwin, former College Archivist, Rita Schroll, Development Secretary, and others. Included is a scan of the Emperor of India Gold Medal awarded to I W Moomaw.
See Also: Mabel Moomaw's memorial service as part of MC2004/358.
J. Raymond Schutz - a man of many capabilities. He was a professor at Manchester College, husband, father and farmer, public speaker, pastor and minister of the First Brethren Church in North Manchester, Indiana, candidate for Congress in 1932 (Indiana) and a contendor in the 1936 race for Governor. The researcher can get a feel for Pre WWII Indiana and Indiana during war. Letters to soldiers are included as well as the names of men from North Manchester who were killed in the war. Topics include: Prohibition, economic recovery from the Great Depression, and the impact of Hitler 's Germany on Europe. Schutz was a contemporary with Andrew Cordier who participated in some of Schutz's political involvements.
These items in the Church of the Brethren collection may also be helpful:
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What makes this album interesting in the amount of history it records. There are articles about Church of the Brethren missionaries, the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Illinois, Church of the Brethren ministers and leaders, as well as personal stories about the compiler and folks this individual knows. It is a shame that the source remains unknown.
Wedding photo of Lottie and Ernest Hoff and the way their dining table looked at their wedding.
Christmas postcard wtih E. G. Hoff holding grandson, Gregory Lee, circa 1946. On card verso is a family lineage:
Ernest Hoff b.
Lottie Neher Hoff b.
Grandson, Gregory b
Minister Emrick, Leland B.S. 39 [Manchester College Alumnus]
Ernestine (Hoff) Emrick B.S. 40 [Manchester College Alumna]
Dr. WIlbur McFadden and Family, Vernard Eller, Glenn Rohrer, Dan West, Ora Huston, Edward K. Ziegler (1960), Jesse Ziegler, Burton Metzler, Lorell Weiss, Ira Moomaw (1962), Chalmer Faw, James B. Bowman (missionary), Mary Schaeffer, Ernest and Olivia Ikenberry, Merlin Shull, Martha Cocanower, Martha Rupel, Wilma Stern, Anna Warstler, etc.
1961 Annual Conference Worship leaders, Dale W. Brown, Clarence Sink, Wilfren Staufer, Hubert Newcomer, Thomas Davis and other 1961 Conference speakers.