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Ruth Bell Graham


Photos from the Life of Ruth Bell Graham

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(arranged chronologically)
Ca. 1940. Ruth by a cottonwood tree
Ca. 1941. Ca. 1941. Top photo: Ruth Bell (on right) and her sister Rosa with their father, L. Nelson Bell. Bottom photo: Rosa with her and Ruth's parents', L. Nelson Bell and Virginia (Leftwich) Bell. These photos were probably taken in Montreat, North Carolina.
Ca. 1943. Ruth and Billy Graham sitting under tree during their college days
Ca. 1943
1943. Wedding picture
Ca. 1944. Ruth and Billy Graham
Ca. 1945. Chuck Templeton, Bob Evans, Billy and Ruth Graham, Merv Rosell
Ca. 1946. Ruth and Billy Graham at Maranatha Camp in Michigan
Ca. 1947. Back row: Melvin Graham, his brother Billy Graham, their brother-in-law Sam McElroy. Front row: Ruth (Bell) Graham, William F. Graham Sr., Jean Coffey Graham, Morrow (Coffey) Graham, Catherine (Graham) McElroy. William and Morrow Graham were the parents of Billy, Melvin, Catherine, and Jean.
1949. Ruth with her daughter Gigi
1950. Ruth and Billy Graham at the Columbia, South Carolina Crusade
1950. Ruth speaking at the Portland, Oregon Crusade
Ca. 1952 Ruth and Billy Graham. Probably one of a series of publicity photos taken for the Hour of Decision television program
Ca. 1952
1953. Ruth and Billy Graham during the Dallas, Texas Crusade
1956. Ruth putting Youth for Christ cap on Billy
1958. The Graham family with newborn baby Ned. From Left to Right: Ruth, Ned, Franklin, Bunny, Gigi, Anne, Billy
Ca. 1959. Ruth and Billy Graham with Percy and Ruth Crawford (The Crawfords were also evangelists.)
Ca. 1960s
Ca. 1960s. Ruth Graham at a Youth for Christ event
1961. Ruth and Billy Graham in Miami, Florida
1963. Billy kissing Ruth as she arrives in Southern California
1972. Ruth and Billy Graham at their home near Montreat, North Carolina
1973. Ruth and Billy Graham at the Korea Crusade on Yoido Island, near Seoul, Korea
1977
Ca. 1978
1988. The Grahams Visit the House Where Ruth Grew Up in China
1993. Ruth and Billy Graham at their home near Montreat, North Carolina
1993. Ruth and Billy Graham at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

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Last Revised: 12/21/07
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