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2011 Annual Report

Year in Pictures

Also on the websites are photos from other events of the year, such as the annual Archival Research Lecture and the launching of the online exhibit, "The Greatest Youth Gathering in History" - The 1945 Youth for Christ Memorial Day Rally at Soldier Field

January.
Visit of Professor Valerie Geer's Mission class from Huntington University, Indiana .

February.
Youth for Christ executives meet in Wheaton to study documents from the organization's history.

March.
Students in Dr. Catherine Brekus University of Chicago class on Evangelicalism in America preparing to study documents from the Archives' holdings.

March.
Rosalie Elbers and Lois Murson of Global Recordings looking at the diaries of GR founder Joy Ridderhof for clues to information on Alaskan languages she worked on.

June.
Arrival at the Archives of the records of 2010 Lausanne III Congress, held in Cape Town, South Africa.

June.
Hannah beginning the listing of the files of the BGEA Montreat, North Carolina office.

August.
Susan Fletcher, archivist of the Navigator organization, going through some of the early Navigator documents in the BGC Archives.

September.
Nelson, Bob and Susanne with David Jazyna looking over the first segment of the notebooks of the sermons of Billy Graham, which were sent to the Archives to be digitized. David transported the notebooks from North Carolina to the Archives.

September.
Students from the Calvary Lighthouse of Rochelle, Illinois visiting the Archives to see films of evangelist Kathryn Kuhlman.

October.
Marla preparing the Billy Graham sermon notebooks for digitization

November.
Nelson, Hannah, Bob and Wayne at the annual Archival Fall Fling. In 2011, the staff visited a corn maze on a nearby farm. In 2012, Hannah and Nelson were married.

December.
One of the treats at the BGC Archives/Museum Christmas party. The theme was A Swedish Christmas.

 

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