Billy Graham Center
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Records of BGEA: Team Office - Leighton Ford Crusade Office - Collection 23

[Note: What follows is a description of the documents in this collection which are available for use at BGC Archives in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. The actual documents are not, in most cases, available online, only this description of them. Nor are they available for sale or rent.]

Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions

General Historical Background of Billy Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Historical Background

An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

Other Information Which Will Be Helpful to the User of This Guide

Lists of Audio Tapes, Films, Film Strips, Negatives, Oversize Materials, Photographs, and Video Tapes in This Collection (Location Records)
    Audio Tapes
    Films
    Film Strips
    Negatives
    Oversize Materials
    Photographs
    Video Tapes

List of the Contents of Boxes of Paper Records in This Collection (Container List)

Brief Description.
Correspondence, minutes, invoices, newspaper clippings, film, audio tapes, photographs, etc., relating to crusades held by Leighton and a few other associate evangelists, which were directed by Norman Pell and Irv Chambers. There are usually several files for each crusade which contain detailed financial, personal, and organizational information. Particularly interesting are the films and tapes of crusades. There are restrictions on the use of this collection.


Collection 23
[April 30, 2008]
BGEA: Leighton Ford Crusade Office; 1964
Records; 1961-1976
12 boxes (RC; 13.2 cubic feet), Audio Tapes, Films, Negatives, Photographs, Videotapes

Restrictions
The BGEA retains the copyright to their materials and their permission is needed for quotation. BGEA permission is also required to copy photos, audio recordings, or films in this collection, as well as paper records in any restricted files. The Archives staff will provide the form needed to request copying permission. Paper records in files not otherwise restricted may be copied. For quotation permission, contact the BGEA at bgpermissions@bgea.org


Historical Background

In 1964, the Australian minister, Rev. Norman Pell, who had worked with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) in his own country, came to the United States to work full time for the BGEA directing the preparations made for Leighton Ford's crusades. Pell's duties were similar to those of the Field Director of Associate Crusades - he helped choose the BGEA staff members to work on a particular crusade, maintained contacts with the crusade executive committee, sometimes taught classes for those who might be involved in counseling and follow-up work, and generally supervised the set-up work. Others from the BGEA involved in Leighton Ford crusades are listed in the addendum. In 1970, Pell returned to Australia to work for the Baptist Union and Rev. Irv Chambers became Director of Planning and Programming.

Leighton Ford Crusades, although handled by a team separated from both the one that handled Billy Graham's crusades and the one that handled the associate evangelists' crusades, followed the same basic model in preparations, meetings, and follow-up. Fund-raising, arrangements, prayer groups, etc., were handled by committees of local people working closely with BGEA personnel who had set up a crusade office in the area months before the actual meetings. Preparation for Ford's crusades was more intensive than that customary for the associate evangelists. As with crusades for other BGEA evangelists, preparation included several Christian Life and Witness classes mainly, but not exclusively, for people who had volunteered to counsel inquirers at the crusades. During the actual period of the crusade meetings, two interesting features of some of Leighton Ford's meetings were a Social Action Night when Ford introduced local Christians involved in some form of Christian philanthropic work which they described and a radio talk show in which listeners phoned in questions for Ford.

Leighton Ford announced plans to form his own ministry on August 22, 1985. He formed Leighton Ford Ministries on June 5, 1986, appearing in only a couple BGEA crusades thereafter.

Some files in this collection deal with the crusades of other BGEA evangelists. Most of these files relate to 1965 when the association held over a dozen crusades in British Columbia, Canada, including a joint Billy Graham - Leighton Ford Crusade. Association staff members working on Ford's crusade also helped to coordinate the other meetings going on in the province.


Scope and Content

[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "Folder 2-5" means Box 2, Folder 5.]

The material in this collection includes photographs, filmstrips, videotapes, films, and various types of paper records, such as correspondence, memos, newsletters, budgets, minutes of meetings, shipping orders, invoices, schedules, newspaper clippings, and press releases. In content these records relate almost entirely to various aspects of Leighton Ford crusades. The collection contains many sample books prepared for various crusades. These sample books contain all the handout forms, press releases, etc., prepared for that particular crusade. By studying these sample books. in conjunction with the correspondence in the files marked "General" the researcher can get a pretty good idea of how the typical crusade is organized, the personnel and resources it requires, and results.

Of special interest are materials which illustrate the problems and rewards of mass evangelism in greater detail. For example, folder 1-10 contains a series of letters by BGEA Crusade Coordinator, Dr. Victor Nelson, describing his setup work in several different Canadian communities and describing the particular needs of each. Folder 1-7 contains some of the handouts the association gave to local crusade committees to help them plan their budgets, including sheets on typical expenses and how to estimate income. Materials in folder 11-27 outlines for the crusade executive committee BGEA financial policies, including the plan to have a published audit at the end of the crusade, no salary or honorarium to the evangelist, and two offerings going back to the BGEA. Many folders show the problems the Association had getting the local organizations to complete the follow-up auditing paperwork. Folder 4-22 had records illustrating the planning and negotiation that went into the radio and newspaper publicity campaigns prepared for each crusade, while folder 5-31 has a "how-to" notebook on ways to organize dinners for prominent local leaders to explain the crusade to them. This collection contains some of the films and tapes of television and radio commercials used, as well as tapes of various training classes held for volunteers and a filmstrip-audio tape presentation called Impact intended to win support for the crusade.

To document the actual crusade meetings, the collection contains newspaper clippings, press releases, films and tapes of the sermons, and statistics describing immediate results. Many folders contain indications of more long-term reactions. Folder 1-20 contains an evaluation of the 1963 Ford crusade written by a seminary student. This evaluation includes an analysis of questionnaires answered both by inquirers and local ministers involved in the work. Folder 2-7 contains the results of a survey taken of another crusade. Folders 1-15 and 11-9 contain, as do many other folders, letters detailing the response of ministers and laymen to the meetings.

The materials received from the BGEA in December 1982 and January 1984 are a continuation of the crusade folders in the original collection. Thus for most crusades there are files on publicity, budget, executive committee, office, schedules, ministers, and finance. Files on invoices, shipping, and purchase orders have been disposed of, since they dealt mostly with supplies needed for a crusade (or Reachout, as the later meetings were called), such as chairs, bumper stickers, etc., and have little permanent value. Because the folder titles are much the same for each crusade, the container list for boxes 13 through 20 gives only the box by box contents, indicating which crusades are in which boxes, rather than a folder by folder list. Of particular interest are the folders on the Charlottesville, Virginia, Outreach in 1972 which document Ford's association with black evangelist Tom Skinner. There is much more information on the 1976 Vancouver Reachout than on the others. Folders for Leighton Ford crusades after 1977 are in Collection 17.

The materials received from Leighton Ford in May 1983 consist of testimonies gathered by Mrs. G. W. Ham from people who had been converted at Ford's 1961 crusade in Queensland, Australia, or at Graham's 1959 crusade in Australia and who had participated in Ford's crusade. There is also a letter and article by Mrs. Ham describing the crusade and its follow-up. Ham makes some interesting comparisons between the 1959 and 1961 crusades.

NOTE ON ORGANIZATION:

Except for a few miscellaneous folders in the first box, the folders in this collection are arranged chronologically according to crusade dates. The folders for each crusade are arranged alphabetically. Folder titles have been somewhat expanded from the original by the addition of dates and the complete crusade name. Separate folders containing newspaper clippings, arranged according to crusade, have been combined with the other folders for their particular crusade. Sample books have also been filed according to crusade.

Provenance

The materials in this collection were in part deposited in the Billy Graham Center Archives by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in 1977, 1982, 1984, and 1991, and in part given by Leighton Ford in 1983.

Accession: 77-6, 82-117, 83-47, 84-22, 91-61
June 6, 1977
Robert Shuster
S. Henderson

May 16, 1983
Robert Shuster
J. Nasgowitz

June 6, 1984
Robert Shuster
A. Peterson
J. Nasgowitz

December 8, 1992
M. L. Wohlschlegel
June 15, 1998
Robert Shuster

Accession #84-107
Updated, December 6, 2004
Christian Sawyer
E. Kuehn


LIST OF BGEA EMPLOYEES WORKING ON LEIGHTON FORD CRUSADES

Listed below are some of the employees of the BGEA who have worked on Leighton Ford Crusades. Because many of these people held different jobs in different crusades, more than one title is given.

David Agnew Photographer
Rev. John Akers Crusade Associate
Jake Barrett Administrative Assistant
Paul Birch Organist
Ronald Boud Organist
Rev. Ronald Brown Crusade Associate, Christian Witness Class Instructor, Crusade Coordinator
Rev. Paul Cedar Associate Crusade Director, Crusade Director
Rev. Irv Chambers Crusade Music Director, Director of Planning and Programming
Rev. John Corts Associate Crusade Director, Administrative Assistant
Ross Davis Organist
Rev. William Fasig Organist
Robert Foster Crusade Associate, Christian Witness Class Instructor
Pete George Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Crusade Director
Robert Glockner Counselor Training Instructor, Counseling Director
Rev. Ben Haden Associate Evangelist
Thom Hardwick Organist
Robert Henley Christian Witness Class Instructor
Milton Howland Associate Crusade Director, Follow-up Superior, Christian Witness Class Instructor
Rev. Earnest Hummer Crusade Director
Jack Hurse Christian Witness Class Instructor
John Innes Pianist
Stan Izon Executive Assistant, Executive Associate, Director of Information
Homer James Soloist
Larry Keesler Organist
Barry Liesch Pianist
Ruth Love Crusade Director's Secretary, Reachout Coordinator
Rev. Victor Nelson Crusade Coordinator for Canada
Michael Parker Office Manager
Bruce Redding Crusade Associate
Randy Russ Crusade Associate
Larry Selig Christian Witness Class Instructor, Crusade Director
George Beverly Shea Soloist
Bernie Smith Christian Witness Class Instructor
David Spence Christian Witness Class Instructor
Richard Stiliha Crusade Associate
David R. Talbott Crusade Associate, Organist

LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6
Type of Material: Audio Tapes

The following items are located in the AUDIO TAPE FILE:

#

R/C

speed

length

Sides

Contents

Date

T5

R

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Greater Calgary Crusade, 1966. Leighton Ford addressing the University of Calgary

September 1966

T4

R

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 Greater Seattle Crusade, 1967. Radio spot advertisement.

1967

T24

R

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"Hour of Decision" messages, speaker: Leighton Ford, "The Aim of the Game" and "Responsibility".

1969

T6

R

---

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Tampa Bay Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Class 1, speaker: Norman Pell, "Building Bridges of Friendship;"

September 3, 1969

T7

R

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Tampa Bay Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Class 2, speaker: Norman Pell, "The Balanced Christian Life."

1970

T8

R

---

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Tampa Bay Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Class 3, speaker: Norman Pell, "The ABC of Witnessing."

1970

T9

R

---

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New Castle Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Classes 1 and 2, speaker: Norman Pell.

1970

T9a

R

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New Castle Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Class, speaker: Norman Pell, "Building Bridges of Friendship." 5 copies.

1970

T10

R

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New Castle Crusade, 1970. Christian Witness Classes 3 and 4, speaker: Norman Pell.

1970

T11

R

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Jackson Area Crusade, 1970. Description of the Operation Andrew Campaign, speaker: Norman Pell.

1970

T12

R

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Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971. Christian Witness Class 1, speaker: Norman Pell.

1971

T13

R

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Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971. Christian Witness Class 2, speaker: Norman Pell.

1971

T14

R

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Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971. Christian Witness Class 3, speaker: Norman Pell.

1971

T15

R

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Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971. Christian Witness Class 4, speaker: Norman Pell.

1971

T16

R

---

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Elkhart Crusade, 1971. Crusade program.

April 22, 1971

T17

R

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Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972. Christian Witness Class 1, speaker: Jack Hurse.

1972

T18

R

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Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972. Christian Witness Class 2, speaker: Jack Hurse.

1972

T19

R

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Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972. Christian Witness Class 3, speaker: Jack Hurse.

1972

T20

R

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Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972. Christian Witness Class 4, speaker: Jack Hurse.

1972

T21

R

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Milwaukee Reachout, 1973. Radio spot announcements.

1973

T1

R

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Brief talk on crusade organization. Speaker: Leighton Ford. 2 copies.

n.d.

T2

R

71/2

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Five Leighton Ford Crusades radio commercials, each 30 seconds long. Spot 1: "Revolution." Spot 2: "Youth." Spot 3: "Family." Spot 4: "Sex." Spot 5: "Space." 50 seconds each spot, 4 copies.

n.d.

T3

R

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Brief endorsement by Billy Graham of Leighton Ford. 2 copies.

n.d.

T22

R

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Narrative to be used in conjunction with Impact filmstrip. See FS1 for filmstrip. 2 copies

n.d.

T23

R

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"Hour of Decision" messages, speaker: Leighton Ford, "The Cost of Commitment" and "Loving with a Towel and a Whip."

n.d.

T25

R

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"Hour of Decision" messages, speaker: Leighton Ford, "Do Your Own Thing" and "What Does Redemption Mean."

n.d.


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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6, 91-61
Type of Material: Films

The following items are located in the FILM FILE:

Film #

b&w/c

Length in minutes

Title

Description

Date

F22

b&w

15 min

Queensland, Australia 1961

Produced by South Pacific Mission. Scenes from Ford’s 1961 Brisbane, Australia crusade, including arriving at the airport, preaching, crusade crowds, the crusade choir, etc. Magnetic soundtrack (no sound). 16mm, 1961.

1961

F1

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“Conversion”

Lower Mainland Crusade, Vancouver, BC, May 13, 1965. 2 copies.

May 13, 1965

F2

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“Rebels with a Cause”

Lower Mainland Crusade, Vancouver, BC, May 15, 1965. 2 copies.

May 15, 1965

F3

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“Mars Hills”

Lower Mainland Crusade, Vancouver, BC, July 3, 1965.

July 3, 1965

F4

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"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Living"

 Greater Calgary Crusade, Calgary, AB, 1966. 2 copies. SEE VIDEOTAPE V3 FOR A VIEWING COPY OF THIS FILM.

1966

F23

b&w

60 min

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Telecast from the Great Calgary Crusade in the province of Alberta. Youth night. Several numbers by the New Folk Singers, message by Leighton Ford on youth. 16 mm, 1966.

1966

F24

b&w

60 min

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Telecast from the Great Calgary Crusade in the province of Alberta. Family night. Guest: Jim Vaus. Message by Leighton Ford on “How to Be Happy, Though Married. 16 mm, 1966.

1966

F5

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"Love, Sex, and Marriage"

Greater Edmonton Crusade, Edmonton, AB. 2 copies.

September 27, 1968

F6

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"Christ and the Hippie Generation"

Greater Edmonton Crusade, Edmonton, AB. 2 copies.

September 28, 1968

F7

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"What is a Christian?"

Greater Edmonton Crusade, Edmonton, AB. 2 copies.

September 29, 1968

F21

b&w

6: 30 min

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Apparently Christmas messages. In one segment, Leighton Ford, together with his wife and children, address the camera. In the second, he is alone and speaking to the camera. No sound track. 16mm, sound.

1970

F8

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“God is for Now”

Elkhart Crusade, Elkhart, IN, 1971. 2 copies.

1971

F20

color

30 min

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Rochester Area Crusade, Rochester, NY; 1972, Leighton Ford. Comments by crusade chair Bill Showalter, comments by Richard Simmons about his conversion at a Billy Graham crusade and his work among prisoners, solo by George Beverly Shea (Acres of Diamonds), and a message by Leighton Ford from Genesis 2 “How to be Happy though Married.” 16mm, 1972.

1972

F9

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“Freedom”

---

n.d.

F10

---

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“New Man”

---

n.d.

F11

---

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“Atomic Age”

---

n.d.

F12

---

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“Who’s Got the Answer?”

---

n.d.

F13

---

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“Discovery”

---

n.d.

F14

---

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“Progress”

---

n.d.

F15

---

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 “Revolution”

TV commercial. 5 copies

n.d.

F16

---

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“Youth”

TV commercial. 4 copies.

n.d.

F17

---

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“Family”

TV commercial. 5 copies.

n.d.

F18

---

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“Sex”

TV commercial. 5 copies.

n.d.

F19

---

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“Space”

TV commercial. 5 copies.

n.d.


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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6
Type of Material: Filmstrips

The following items are located in the FILMSTRIP FILE. Request by the FS number at the beginning of each entry below.

Filmstrip #

Tape #

Tape Type

Title

Description                                            

Date

FS1

T22

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“Impact”

 A presentation of crusade preparation and results. 

n.d.


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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6
Type of material: Negatives

The following items are located in the NEGATIVE FILE; request by Folder Titles (in bold) at the beginning of each entry below. All the negatives are black and white, unless otherwise noted.

BGEA: GREATER SEATTLE CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, SEATTLE, WA; MAY 7-28, 1967. 42 b&w.

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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6
Type of material: Oversize Materials

The location of the following items is indicated in parentheses following the folder title.

ADELAIDE CRUSADE, 1968: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1968 (OS 8)

CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY CRUSADE, 1969: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1969 (OS 8)

ERIE AREA CRUSADE, 1970: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1969-1970 (OS 7)

GRAND VALLEY CRUSADE, 1966: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1965-1966 (OS 7)

GREATER DERBY CRUSADE, 1969: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1968-1969 (OS 7)

GREATER KANNAPOLIS CRUSADE, 1968: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1967-1968 (OS 8)

JACKSON AREA CRUSADE, 1970: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1970 (OS 8)

LONDON CRUSADE, 1969: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1969 (OS 8)

LOWER MAINLAND CRUSADE, 1965: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1964-1965 (OS 8)

LOWER MAINLAND CRUSADE, 1965: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1965 (OS 9)

LOWER MAINLAND CRUSADE, 1965: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1965 (OS 9)

LOWER MAINLAND CRUSADE, 1965: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1965 (OS 9)

MID-SCOTLAND CRUSADE, 1969: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1968-1969 (OS 9)

NEW CASTLE AREA CRUSADE, 1970; NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1969-1970 (OS 9)

NIAGARA PENINSULA CRUSADE, 1967: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1967 (OS 9)

SPRINGFIELD AREA CRUSADE, 1970: NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOK; 1969-1970 (OS 9)

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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6
Type of material: Photographs

The following items are located in the PHOTO FILE; request by Folder Titles (in bold) at the beginning of each entry below.

BGEA: QUEENSLAND CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, AUSTRALIA; SEP 30-OCT 22, 1961. Group shot take Aug 10, 1961, of Phillip Maddren, Pam Edwards, R. Proud, Heather Anderson, Leighton Ford, Duncan Jenkins, Margaret Yates, Frank Hoskins, Richard Kwan, Tom Snowdon, Les Krause, Don Lloyd, Harold Morris Thomas, Edna Margaret Thomas, Sydney Quick. 2 b&w.

BGEA: SOUTH OKANAGEN CRUSADE - LANE ADAMS, PENTICTON, BC; JULY 23-31, 1965. 1 b&w.

BGEA: VICTORIA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, VICTORIA, BC; SEP 5-19, 1965. 6 b&w.

BGEA: GREATER KAMLOOPS CRUSADE - JOHN WESLEY WHITE, KAMLOOPS, BC; SEP 10-19, 1965. 1 b&w.

BGEA: TRAIL BILLY GRAHAM ASSOCIATION CRUSADE - JOHN WESLEY WHITE, TRAIL, BC; SEP 22-29, 1965. 1 b&w.

BGEA: GREATER SEATTLE CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, SEATTLE, WA; MAY 7-28, 1967. 14 b&w.

BGEA: CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, HARRISBURG, PA; NOV 5-19, 1967. 5 b&w.

BGEA: WESTERN AUSTRALIA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, PERTH, AUSTRALIA; MAR 22-29, 1968. 2 b&w.

BGEA: ADELAIDE CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA; MAR 31-APR 7, 1968. 1 b&w.

BGEA: LONDON CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, LONDON, ON; OCT 5-19, 1969. 10 b&w.

BGEA: NEW CASTLE AREA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, NEW CASTLE, PA; APR 17-26, 1970. 3 b&w.

BGEA: ERIE AREA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, ERIE, PA; SEP 11-20, 1970. 6 b&w, 1 color.

BGEA: SPRINGFIELD AREA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, SPRINGFIELD, IL; SEP 27-OCT 11, 1970. 14 b&w.

BGEA: JACKSON AREA CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, JACKSON, TN; OCT 25-NOV 1, 1970. 2 b&w.

BGEA: GREATER BRIDGEPORT CRUSADE - LEIGHTON FORD, BRIDGEPORT, CT; JUN 18-27, 1971. 80 color.

BGEA: CHARLOTTESVILLE OUTREACH; MAR 16-19, 1972. Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia campus, Thomas Jefferson rotunda, Leighton Ford talking to groups and individuals of campus on pre-crusade visit; Oct 7, 1971. 10 b&w.

BGEA: ROCHESTER REACHOUT; APR 28-MAY 7, 1972. Rochester, NY, aerial view of Rochester, War Memorial Building, Harris Wilcox, William Showalter, Stephen May. 5 b&w.

BGEA: COLORADO SPRINGS REACHOUT; SEP 8-17, 1972. Colorado Springs, CO, Civic Center, local stadium, nearby mountains, Eugene McCleary, Paul Eshleman, Dick Johnson, Will Perkins. 6 b&w.

BGEA: LANSING REACHOUT; OCT 13-22, 1972. Leighton Ford being interviewed, Graves, Robert Fisher, E.C. Hawkins, Robert C. Carr, Gwendolyn Gillison, Raymond King, Bart Tenney. 5 b&w.

BGEA: SACRAMENTO REACHOUT; MAY 11-20, 1973. Race track, Capitol building, Walter Hanson, Harold Englund, Richard Marriott, Elling E. Ramsey, Charles Hart, Lee W. Toms, Warren Rogers, Ronald Reagan. 12 b&w.

BGEA: MILWAUKEE REACHOUT; OCT 12-21, 1973. City Hall, Auditorium-Arena, aerial view of Milwaukee, crusade executive committee, William Kerr, Arthur Riemer, Harold Whiteley. 9 b&w.

BGEA: TWIN PORTS REACHOUT; NOV 7-11, 1973. Duluth Arena, John A. Blitnik Bridge, Charles Deneweth, Ben Boo, Kenneth Carlson, crusade committee. 7 b&w.

BGEA: LEHIGH VALLEY REACHOUT; SEP 6-15, 1974. Fairgrounds, crusade committee, Albert Anderson, William Baker, Herbert Nash. 5 b&w, 2 color.

BGEA: DES MOINES REACHOUT; SEP 27-Oct 6, 1974. Aerial shot of Des Moines, state capitol, Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, crusade committee, Leighton Ford with the executive committee. 5 b&w, 2 color transparencies.

BGEA: MACON REACHOUT; APR 27-MAY 4, 1975. Aerial views of Macon, Macon Coliseum, crusade committee, Harold Causey, Ralph Newton. 9 b&w.

BGEA: VANCOUVER REACHOUT; OCT 21-24, 1976. PNE Coliseum, Leighton Ford addressing crusade committee, crusade committee. 5 b&w.

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LOCATION RECORD
Accession: 77-6, 84-107
Type of material: Videotape

The following items are located in the VIDEOTAPE FILE:

Video #

Type

b&w/c

Length in minutes

Title

Description

Date

V3

U-matic

b&w

35:30 min

Sermon: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Living.”

Greater Calgary Crusade, Calgary, AB. Homer James sings a solo. Copy of F4.

1966

V1

2" reel

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Des Moines, IA Reachout. "Youth," 30 seconds; "General," 30 seconds. The Archives does not have equipment for viewing this video.

1974

V2

2" reel

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Lehigh Valley Reachout, Allentown, PA. 3 minutes. The Archives does not have equipment for viewing this video.

1974

V4

U-matic

color

41 min

“In The Spirit of Love”

Leader Training Session for the Wichita, KS Outreach. Sound is very muffled.

1979

V5

U-matic

color

28:30 min

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Twenty one-minute television spots, featuring Leighton Ford.

March 26, 1984


CONTAINER LIST
Box Folder Item
General files:
1 1 A Leighton Ford Crusade; n.d.
1 2 Counseling and Follow-Up Materials; n.d.
1 3 Newspaper Clippings: The Christian Persuader; 1967
1 4 Rev. Norman Pell: Newspaper Clippings; 1968, n.d.
Crusade files:
1 5 Saint John Rally, 1964: Crusade Bulletin; 1964
1 6 Kingston and District Crusade, 1964: Crusade Bulletin; 1964
British Columbia Crusade, 1965
1 7 Budgets; 1964-1965
1 8 Church Bulletin News; 1965
1 9 Crusade Bulletin; 1965
1 10 General; 1964-1965, n.d.
Lower Mainland Crusade, 1965:
1 11 BGEA Accounts; 1965
1 12 Church Bulletin News; 1964-1965
1 13 Committee Minutes; 1964-1965
1 14 Crusade Bulletin; 1964-1965
1 15 General; 1964-1971, n.d.
1 16 Information folders
1 17 Materials; 1965, n.d.
1 18 Ministers' Conference at the Firs; 1964, n.d.
1 19 Ministers' Conference at the Univ. of British Columbia; 1964-1965, n.d.
Prince George Crusade, 1965
1 20 An Evaluation of the Leighton Ford Prince George Evangelistic Crusade, 1966
1 21 General; 1964-1965, n.d.
1 22 Materials; 1965
South Cariboo Crusade, 1965:
1 23 General; 1964-1965, n.d.
1 24 Materials; 1965-1966
South Okanagan Crusade, 1965:
1 25 General; 1964-1965
1 26 Materials; Apr 1965-Mar 1966
Kelowna Crusade, 1965:
1 27 General; Dec 1964-Apr 1966, n.d.
1 28 Materials; Apr-Dec 1965, n.d.
Abbotsford Crusade, 1965:
1 29 General; Oct 1964-July 1965, n.d.
1 30 Materials; Apr 1965-Feb 1966
1 31 Upper East Tennessee Crusade, 1965: Sample Book; n.d.
Chilliwack Crusade, 1965:
1 32 General; 1964-1965
1 33 Materials; 1965
Victoria Crusade, 1965
1 34 Commitments; 1965
1 35 Crusade Bulletin; 1965
1 36 General; 1964-1966
37 Materials; 1965-1966, n.d.
Greater Kamloops Crusade, 1965:
1 38 General: 1964-1965
1 39 Materials: 1965-1966
Trail Billy Graham Association Crusade, 1965:
2 1 General; 1964-1966
2 2 Materials; 1965-1966
Nanaimo Crusade, 1965:
2 3 General; 1964-1966, n.d.
2 4 Materials; 1965
Grand Valley Crusade, 1966
2 5 Church Bulletin News; 1965-1966
2 6 Crusade Bulletin; 1965-1966
2 7 General; 1966-1968, n.d.
2 8 Newspaper Clippings; 1966
2 9 Sample Book; n.d.
2 10 Eston Crusade, 1966: Materials; 1965-1966, n.d.
South Saskatchewan Crusade, 1966
2 11 Church Bulletin News; 1965-1966
2 12 Crusade Bulletin; 1965-1966
2 13 General; 1966-1967
2 14 Information Folder
Brandon Crusade (Proposed), 1967:
2 15 General; 1965-1967
2 16 Materials; 1966
Greater Calgary Crusade, 1966
2 17 Church Bulletin News; 1966
2 18 Crusade Bulletin; 1966
2 19 Materials; 1965-1968, n.d.
2 20 Sample Book; n.d.
Medicine Hat Crusade, 1966
2 21 Church Bulletin News; 1966
2 22 Crusade Bulletin; 1966
2 23 Materials; 1966-1967, n.d.
Winchester and District Crusade, 1966
2 24 Church Bulletin News; 1966
2 25 Crusade Bulletin; 1966
2 26 Materials; 1966
2 27 Sample Book; n.d.
3 1 Newmarket Crusade, 1966: Materials; 1966
Greater Kalamazoo Crusade, 1966
3 2 Church Bulletin News; 1965-1966
3 3 Crusade Bulletin; 1966
3 4 Materials; 1965-1966, n.d.
3 5 Laurens County Crusade for Christ, 1967: Materials; 1966-1967
Swift Current Crusade, 1967
3 6 Church Bulletin News: 1966-1967
3 7 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
3 8 General; 1963-1967
3 9 Materials; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 10 Newspaper Clippings; 1967
Etobicoke Crusade, 1967
3 11 Church Bulletin News; 1967
3 12 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
3 13 General; 1966-1967
3 14 Materials; 1967
Greater Seattle Crusade, 1967
3 15 Accommodations; 1966-1967
3 16 Arrangements; 1966-1967
3 17 Bell, Ralph; 1966
3 18 Blinco, Joseph; 1966
3 19 Booth, Ginny; 1966
3 20 Budgets; 1966-1967
3 21 Church Bulletin News; 1966-1967
3 22 Commitments; 1967
3 23 Contacts; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 24 Council of Churches; 1966
3 25 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
3 26 Executive Committee; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 27 General; 1965-1967
3 28 Information Folder
3 29 Layman's Penetration Team; 1966-1967
3 30 Materials; 1966-1969
3 31 Meetings; 1966-1967
3 32 Miller, Mendel; 1966
3 33 Ministers' and Layman's Conference; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 34 News Releases; 1967
3 35 Newspaper Clippings; 1967
3 36 Printing and Supplies; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 37 Programs; 1967
3 38 Publicity; 1966-1967, n.d.
3 39 Sacred Concert; 1966-1967
3 40 Schedules; 1966-1967
3 41 Seating Charts; 1967
3 42 Grand Valley Rally, (Kitchener) 1967: Crusade Bulletin; 1967
Niagara Peninsula Crusade, 1967
4 1 Church Bulletin News; 1967
4 2 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
4 3 General; 1965-1967, n.d.
4 4 Information Folder
4 5 Materials; 1966-1968, n.d.
4 6 Newspaper Clippings; 1967, n.d.
4 7 Sample Book; n.d.
Saskatoon Centennial Crusade, 1967
4 8 Arrangements; 1967
4 9 Church Bulletin News; 1967
4 10 Commitments; 1967
4 11 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
4 12 Executive Committee; 1966-1967, n.d.
4 13 Finances; 1967, n.d.
4 14 General; 1963-1967, n.d.
4 15 Information Folder
4 16 Materials; 1967-1969, n.d.
4 17 Ministers; 1965-1967, n.d.
4 18 Newspaper Clippings; 1967
4 19 Offering; n.d.
4 20 Press Releases; 1967
4 21 Programs; 1967, n.d.
4 22 Publicity; 1965-1967, n.d.
4 23 Seating; 1967
4 24 Supplies; 1967
Central Pennsylvania Crusade, 1967
4 25 Arrangements; 1967, n.d.
4 26 Church Bulletin News; 1967
4 27 Commitments; 1967
4 28 Crusade Bulletin; 1967
4 29 Executive Committee; 1964-1967, n.d.
4 30 Finance; 1967-1968, n.d.
4 31 General; 1965-1968, n.d.
4 32 General Chairman John Tate; 1967-1969
4 33 Information Folder
5 1 Materials; 1965-1968, n.d.
5 2 Ministers; 1965-1967, n.d.
5 3 Newspaper Clippings; 1967
5 4 Press Releases; 1967
5 5 Programs; 1967, n.d.
5 6 Publicity; 1966-1967, n.d.
5 7 Sacred Concerts; 1965-1967
5 8 Seating; 1967
5 9 Supplies; 1967, n.d.
Greater Kannapolis Crusade, 1968
5 10 Arrangements; 1968
5 11 Church Bulletin News; 1967-1968
5 12 Commitments; 1968
5 13 Crusade Bulletin; 1967-1968
5 14 Executive and Advisory Committee; 1967, n.d.
5 15 Finance; 1967-1968, n.d.
5 16 General; 1966-1970, n.d.
5 17 Information Folder
5 18 Materials; 1967-1968, n.d.
5 19 Ministers
5 20 Newspaper Clippings; 1969
5 21 Press; 1967-1968, n.d.
5 22 Press Releases; 1968, n.d.
5 23 Printing and Supplies; 1967, n.d.
5 24 Programs; 1968, n.d.
5 25 Publicity; 1967-1968, n.d.
5 26 Sample Book; n.d.
5 27 Sample Book; n.d.
5 28 Seating; 1968
Western Australia Crusade, 1968
5 29 Church Bulletin News; 1967
5 30 Crusade Bulletin; 1967-1968
5 31 General; 1966-1968, n.d.
5 32 Newspaper Clippings; 1968
Adelaide Crusade, 1968
5 33 Church Bulletin News; 1967
5 34 Crusade Bulletin; 1968
5 35 General; 1968-1968, n.d.
5 36 Newspaper Clippings; 1968; n.d.
5 37 Sydney Crusade, 1968: Newspaper Clippings; 1968, n.d.
Kent County Crusade, 1968
5 38 Church Bulletin News; 1967-1968
5 39 Crusade Bulletin; 1968
5 40 Materials ; 1967-1969, n.d.
5 41 Newspaper Clippings; 1968, n.d.
Greater Edmonton Crusade, 1968
5 42 Arrangements; 1966, n.d.
5 43 Church Bulletin News; 1968
5 44 Crusade News and Crusade Bulletin; 1968
5 45 Executive Committee; 1966-1968, n.d.
6 1 Finance; 1967-1968, n.d.
6 2 General; 1963-1969, n.d.
6 3 Materials; 1966-1969, n.d.
6 4 Newspaper Clippings; 1968, n.d.
6 5 Publicity; 1966-1968, n.d.
6 6 Sample Book; n.d.
6 7 Sample Book; n.d.
6 8 Supplies; 1966-1968
St. Louis Cooperating Churches Crusade, 1968
6 9 Crusade Bulletin; 1968
6 10 Executive Committee
6 11 Materials; 1968-1969, n.d.
6 12 Printing and Supplies; 1968, n.d.
6 13 Publicity; 1968
6 14 Schedules; 1968, n.d.
6 15 Materials; 1968-1969
6 16 Orlando Crusade, 1969: Materials; 1968-1969
Western Michigan Crusade, 1969
6 17 Crusade News; 1968-1969
6 18 Executive Committee; 1968-1969, n.d.
6 19 Finance; 1968-1969
6 20 Materials; 1968-1969, n.d.
6 21 Ministers; 1968, n.d.
6 22 Newspaper Clippings; 1969
6 23 Printing and Supplies; 1968-1969
6 24 Publicity; 1969, n.d.
7 1 Sample Book; n.d.
7 2 Sample Book; n.d.
7 3 Schedules; 1968, n.d.
Britain Crusades, 1969:
7 4 General; 1966-1969, n.d.
7 5 Newspaper Clippings; 1968-1969, n.d.
Mid-Scotland Crusade, 1969
7 6 Arrangements; 1969
7 7 Crusade News; 1968-1969
7 8 Executive Committee; 1968-1969
7 9 Materials; 1968-1969, n.d.
7 10 Ministers; 1968, n.d.
7 11 Newspaper Clippings; 1969
7 12 Printing and Supplies; 1969, n.d.
7 13 Publicity; 1969, n.d.
7 14 Schedules; 1968, n.d
Greater Derby Crusade, 1969
7 15 Arrangements; 1968-1969
7 16 Crusade News; 1968-1969
7 17 Executive Committee; 1968-1969, n.d.
7 18 Finance; 1968
7 19 Materials; 1968-1970, n.d.
7 20 Ministers; 1968, n.d.
7 21 Newspaper Clippings; 1969
7 22 Printing and Supplies; 1968-1969, n.d.
7 23 Publicity; 1968-1969
7 24 Schedules; 1968, n.d.
London Crusade, 1969
7 25 Arrangements; 1968-1969
7 26 Crusade News; 1969
7 27 Executive Committee; 1969
7 28 Finance; 1968-1969
7 29 General; 1965-1970
7 30 Materials; 1968-1970
7 31 Ministers
7 32 Office; 1969
7 33 Printing and Supplies; 1969
7 34 Publicity; 1969
8 1 Sample Book; n.d.
8 2 Sample Book; n.d.
8 3 Schedules; 1968-1969
Chattahoochee Valley Crusade, 1969
8 4 Address Labels of Inquirers
8 5 Arrangements; 1969
8 6 Budget
8 7 Crusade News; 1969
8 8 Executive Committee
8 9 Finance; 1969
8 10 General; 1968-1970
8 11 Information Folder
8 12 Invoices
8 13 Ministers
8 14 Newspaper Clippings; 1969
8 15 Office; 1969
8 16 Printing; 1968-1969
8 17 Publicity; 1969
8 18 Sample Book; n.d.
8 19 Sample Book; n.d.
9 1 Schedules; 1969
9 2 Shipping Orders; 1969
Tampa Bay Crusade, 1970
9 3 Arrangements; 1967-1970
9 4 Billings; 1969-1970
9 5 Budget; 1968-1970, n.d.
9 6 Crusade News; 1968-1969
9 7 Executive Committee; 1968-1969, n.d.
9 8 Finance; 1969-1970, n.d.
9 9 General; 1968-1972
9 10 Information Folder; 1970
9 11 Invoices; 1968-1969
9 12 Invoices; 1969-1979
9 13 Ministers; 1968, n.d.
9 14 Newspaper Clippings; 1968-1970, n.d.
9 15 Printer; 1969-1970, n.d.
9 16 Printing; 1968-1969, n.d.
9 17 Printing and Supplies; 1968-1969, n.d.
9 18 Publicity; 1968-1969, n.d.
9 19 Salem Baptist Church; 1968-1970
9 20 Sample Book; n.d.
10 1 Scrapbook; n.d.
10 2 Schedules; 1968-1969
10 3 Shipping Orders
New Castle Area Crusade, 1970
10 4 Arrangements; 1970
10 5 Budget; 1969-1970
10 6 Crusade News; 1969-1970
10 7 Executive Committee; 1967-1970, n.d.
10 8 Finance; 1969-1970, n.d.
10 9 General; 1968-1970, n.d.
10 10 Information Folder
10 11 Invoices
10 12 Newspaper Clippings; 1970
10 13 Printing; 1969-1970, n.d.
10 14 Publicity; 1969-1970, n.d.
10 15 Sample Book; n.d.
10 16 Sample Book; n.d.
11 1 Schedules; 1969, n.d.
11 2 Shipping Orders
Erie Area Crusade, 1970
11 3 Arrangements; 1970
11 4 Billings
11 5 Budget; 1969-1971
11 6 Crusade News; 1969-1970
11 7 Executive Committee; 1969-1970
11 8 Finance; 1970, n.d.
11 9 General; 1967-1970, n.d.
11 10 Information Folder
11 11 Invoices
11 12 Invoices
11 13 Ministers; 1969, n.d.
11 14 Newspaper Clippings; 1969-1970
11 15 Printing; 1969-1970, n.d.
11 16 Printing and Supplies; 1969-1970
11 17 Publicity; 1970, n.d.
11 18 Sample Book; n.d.
11 19 Sample Book; n.d.
11 20 Schedules; 1969-1970, n.d.
11 21 Shipping Orders
Springfield Area Crusade, 1970
11 22 Arrangements; 1970
11 23 Billings; 1969-1970
11 24 Budget; 1970, n.d.
11 25 Crusade News; 1970
11 26 Executive Committee; 1970
11 27 Finance; 1970, n.d.
11 28 General; 1968-1971, n.d.
12 1 Information Folder
12 2 Invoices
12 3 Ministers; n.d.
12 4 Newspaper Clippings; 1970
12 5 Printing; 1969-1970, n.d.
12 6 Publicity; 1970, n.d.
12 7 Sample Book
12 8 Schedules; 1970, n.d.
12 9 Shipping Orders
Jackson Area Crusade, 1970
12 10 Billings; 1970
12 11 Budget; 1970-1971, n.d.
12 12 Crusade News; 1970
12 13 Executive Committee; 1970, n.d.
12 14 Finance; 1970
12 15 Information Folder
12 16 Invoices
12 17 Ministers; 1970, n.d.
12 18 Newspaper Clippings; 1970-1972
12 19 Printing; 1970, n.d.
12 20 Printing and Supplies; 1970
12 21 Publicity; 1970, n.d.
12 22 Sample Book
12 23 Sample Book
12 24 Schedules; 1970, n.d.
12 25 Shipping Orders; 1970, n.d.
Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971:
12 26 Crusade News; 1970-1971
12 27 Newspaper Clippings; 1971
Elkhart Area Crusade, 1971:
12 28 Crusade News; 1970-1971
12 29 Newspaper Clippings; 1971
Greater Bridgeport Crusade, 1971:
12 30 Crusade News; 1971
12 31 Newspaper Clippings; 1971
Marion Area Crusade, 1971:
12 32 Crusade News; 1971
12 33 Newspaper Clippings; 1971
Enid Area Crusade, 1971:
12 34 Crusade News; 1971
12 35 Newspaper Clippings; 1971
Kilgore Area Crusade, 1972:
12 36 Crusade News; 1972
12 37 Newspaper Clippings; 1971-1972
12 38 Rochester Crusade, 1972: Rochester Crusade News; 1971-1972
12 39 Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972: Colorado Springs Reachout; 1972
12 40 Lansing Reachout, 1972: Lansing Reachout; 1972
12 41 Spacecoast Reachout, 1973: Spacecoast Reachout; 1973
12 42 Sacramento Reachout, 1973: Sacramento Reachout News; 1973
12 43 Rockford Reachout, 1973: Rockford Reachout News; 1973
12 44 Queensland Crusade, 1961: Testimonies; 1961
NOTE: CONTAINER LIST CONTINUING BELOW LISTS NO FOLDER TITLES BUT ONLY THE CRUSADES DOCUMENTED; FOLDER TITLES ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE FOR CRUSADES DESCRIBED BY FILES IN PREVIOUS BOXES.
Box # of folders Crusade
13 9 Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971
13 8 Elkhart Crusade, 1971
13 7 Greater Bridgeport Crusade, 1971
13 6 Marion Area Crusade, 1971
13 6 Enid Area Crusade, 1971
13 2 Kilgore Area Crusade, 1971
13 3 Charlottesville Outreach, 1972
13 8 Rochester Area Crusade, 1972
14 6 Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972
14 7 Lansing Reachout, 1972
14 6 Spacecoast Reachout, 1973
14 8 Sacramento Reachout, 1973
14 9 Rockford Reachout, 1973
15 6 Milwaukee Reachout, 1973
15 5 Twin Ports Reachout, 1973
15 7 Siouxland Reachout, 1974
15 8 Lehigh Valley Reachout (Allentown, PA), 1974
15 6 Des Moines Reachout, 1974
16 8 Tulsa Reachout, 1975
16 9 Macon Reachout, 1975
16 7 Mid-Ohio Valley Reachout (Parkersburg), 1975
16 1 Niagara Peninsula Crusade (St. Catherines, Ontario), 1975
16 23 Vancouver Reachout, 1975
17 35 Vancouver Reachout, 1975
Scrapbooks:
18 1 Western Manitoba Crusade, 1962
18 1 Tampa Bay Crusade, 1969
18 1 Northeast Philadelphia Crusade, 1971
18 1 Elkhart Area Crusade, 1971
18 1 Greater Bridgeport Crusade, 1971
18 1 Rochester Area Crusade, 1971
18 1 Colorado Springs Reachout, 1972
18 1 Lansing Reachout, 1972
18 1 Spacecoast Reachout, 1972
19 1 Sacramento Reachout, 1973
19 1 Rockford Reachout, 1973
19 1 Milwaukee Reachout, 1973
19 1 Twin Ports Reachout, 1973
19 1 Siouxland Reachout, 1974
19 1 Lehigh Valley Reachout, 1974
19 1 Des Moines Reachout, 1974
19 1 Tulsa Reachout, 1975
20 1 Macon Reachout, 1975
20 1 Mid-Ohio Valley Reachout, 1975
20 1 Delta Reachout, 1976
20 1 Burlington Reachout, 1976
20 1 Youngstown Reachout, 1976



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