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Collection 038 Ephemera of Paul Rader

Identifier: CN 038
Scope and Contents Newsletters, sermon manuscripts, scrapbooks, programs, pamphlets, photographs, negatives, brochures, a taped sermon, slides, thesis materials, and more, documenting Paul Rader's life and ministry. The material deals mainly with his radio work and the organizations he founded, including the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle. Additional material includes items about Rader gathered for a planned biography, sermons of other preachers who spoke at the Tabernacle, newsletters and magazines published by...
Dates: Created: 1899-1996

Collection 050 Ephemera of Merrill Dunlop

Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988

Collection 133 Records of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle

Identifier: CN 133
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle founded by Paul Rader in 1922. Mateterials include photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial reports, church bulletins, newspaper clippings, and form letters and span 1954-1979. Several folders contain financial records and reports of the congregation. Data may be obtained from accounting records (folders 1-1 to 1-8), bank ledgers and statements (folders 3-34 to 4-19), and receipts from mission organizations (folders...
Dates: Created: 1952-1979

Collection 138 Ephemera of American Hymn Writers and Composers

Identifier: CN 138
Scope and Contents Microfilmed contents of a scrapbook containing miscellaneous correspondence, photos, and memorabilia by and about hymn writers and composers. Included are Cliff Barrows, Merrill Dunlop, Lowell Mason, Homer Rodeheaver, Ira Sankey, George Stebbins, and others.Series 1: PhotographsPhotographs include these subjects: George Stebbins, Charles Alexander, Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, William Runyan, Don Hustad, Cliff Barrows, Tedd Smith, George...
Dates: Created: 1878-1975

Collection 139 Oral History Interview with Frances Rader Longino

Identifier: CN 139
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some...
Dates: Created: 1980

Collection 268 Oral History Interview with Helen R. Lowery

Identifier: CN 268
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Helen R. Bott Lowery (1920-2011) which she discusses her experiences as a member and singer for Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, late 1920s-1930s and Paul Rader's leadership. Topics include: Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, 1927-1930s during Paul Rader's period as leader, music under Merrill Dunlop, Homer Rodeheaver, the food program, sermon topics, and mission rallies; also includes description of Tabernacle programs under Rader's successor, Clarence Erickson. The time...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 273 Oral History Interview with Harold Day

Identifier: CN 273
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Harold Louis Day (1913-2006) in which he describes his experiences working at the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle during the pastorate of Paul Rader and his successor, Clarence Erickson. The time period covered by the interview is 1913-1978.

Harold Day was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 31, 1984 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 285 Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson

Identifier: CN 285
Scope and Contents Correspondence, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, sermons, minutes, reports, photos, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, audio recordings, video recordings reflecting Johnson’s life as an influential American Protestant from the 1930s through the 1990s. Besides documenting Johnson’s pastorates of Midwest Bible Church (Illinois) and Bibletown Community Church (Florida), his leadership of Youth for Christ International, and his activities as an independent evangelist, the...
Dates: Created: 1919 -2001

Collection 322 Papers of Oswald J. Smith

Identifier: CN 322
Scope and Contents Correspondence, audio tapes, hymn and poem manuscripts, lantern slides, phonograph records, negatives, photographs, tracts, posters, audio tapes, clippings, scrapbooks, etc., related to Oswald J. Smith's career as an evangelist, pastor, author and editor, hymn writer and poet, colporteur, and promoter of missions involvement. Includes material on the Smith family; his evangelistic ministry, particularly in Canada; the North American hymn publishing industry, particularly correspondence with...
Dates: Created: 1890-1986

Collection 357 Papers of Percy B. Crawford and Ruth Crawford Porter

Identifier: CN 357
Scope and Contents

Films, videos, audio tapes, correspondence, a book manuscript, sermon notes, and other materials documenting the evangelistic ministry of Percy and Ruth Crawford, particularly their radio and television work.

Dates: Created: 1922-1989

Collection 399 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Johnson

Identifier: CN 399
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul E. Johnson (1909-1997) in which he talks about his family background; conversion; lay witness as a musician involved in the work of Pacific Garden Mission and various prison ministries; Chicago in the 1930's; the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; the Christian Businessmen's Committee; Paul Rader, Jack Wyrtzen, Roger Malsbary; and the early days of Youth for Christ in Indianapolis. Other topics discussed include the Great Depression in Chicago, and Johnson's...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 602 Oral History Interview with Esther L. Filkin

Identifier: CN 602
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther L. (Wyzenbeek) Filkin (1911-2007) in which she describes childhood memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, especially its efforts in evangelism, its music program and radio ministry; and memories of her father, Andrew Wyzenbeek. Other figures discussed include Clarence Jones, Torrey Johnson, Peter Deyneka, and Ralph and Luke Rader. The time period covered by the interview is 1911 to 1984.Esther L. Filkin was interviewed by Bob...
Dates: Created: 2004

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