Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 211
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Maxwell A. Kerr (1912-1997) in which he discusses his early life, conversion, C. O. Baptista (his work, personality, and family), technical problem-solving and innovations, his career after Baptista Films, and his assessment of the Christian film industry. Other topics discussed include Kerr's conversion, impressions of Carl McIntire, and expriences while a professor at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1935 to 1982....
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 225
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, newsletters, scripts, catalogs, films, and other material related to the work of the Baptista Film Mission. This collection contains much information on the beginnings of the Protestant evangelical Christian film industry. Included are films featured are evangelical and fundamentalist figures like V. Raymond Edman, Billy Graham, Henry A. Ironside, Bob Jones Jr., Paul Rader, Oswald J. Smith, and Walter Wilson and nondenominational organizations. Subjects documented...
Dates: Created: 1908-1977; Majority of material found in 1939-1963
Identifier: CN 247
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Louis E. Knowlton in which he discusses his career in evangelistic work and radio technology in Brazil for the Brazilian Evangelistic Association, Inc. Topics discussed include Knowlton's early life, education, service as an Army chaplain's assistant, decision to go into technological ministry, work at WMBI and in Brazil, efforts as a street evangelist and beginnings of music studio, Brazilian churches, church-state relations, ethnic groups and cults, the use of...
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 264
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, photos, slides, tapes, curriculum materials, manuals, etc., relating to the work of the PM (formerly Pioneer Girls) in North American Churches. Materials document PM's early history, camping program (philosophy and history of Camp Cheriths and reference materials used to operate a camp and train camp staff), communications functions depicting the variety of tools used to communicate news and information to participants in its programs, orientation materials for field...
Dates: Created: 1939-1983
Identifier: CN 308
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harvey W. Marks in which he describes his career as a pastor and work in Christian film distribution beginning in 1945; the development of Christian film-making and involvement with film pioneers such as C. O. Baptista and James Frederick; Walt Disney's production facilities; and film production workshops at Green Lake, Wisconsin. Includes discussion of church use of films and the effects of television on the Christian film industry.Also included is a...
Dates: Created: 1954-1985
Identifier: CN 327
Scope and Contents Oral history with James Kempe Friedrich (1903-1966) by Mr. Kearney (?) in which Friedrich discusses his career as a pastor specializing in production of Christian films to be used in churches, particularly for children. Included is a discussion of his reasons for choice of actors, use of Walt Disney Studios, and effectiveness of a film ministry. The time period covered by the interview is circa 1930 to 1947.James K. Friedrich was interviewed by a Mr. Kearney (?) during the Fourth...
Dates: Created: 1947
Collection — Books
Scope and Contents The collection (about 10 linear feet) consists primarily of various drafts, revisions, and dictaphone tapes concerning the development of the Living Bible and the Taylor's Bible Story Book. The boxes are arranged chronologically, representing the order in which each section was completed. Most of the biblical books went through several revisions before a final translation was accepted. Since it was difficult to determine whether a given revision was the "1st revision," "2nd revision," etc,...
Dates: Created: 1960-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1970; Other: Date acquired: 2000