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The EFCA Historic Photographs collection presents digital images of people, places, and events considered significant or noteworthy for the Evangelical Free Church of America and Trinity International University. Hundreds of print images, photographs, film negatives, and more exist at both the Evangelical Free Church Archives in Minneapolis, MN, and the Gleason A. Archer Archives located at TIU's Rolfing Library.
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These photographs detail the growth and spread of the EFCA, starting with its predecessors the Swedish Evangelical Free Church and the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Free Church Associations, from the denominations' beginnings in 1884. In addition to foundational members and prominent ministers, the collection depicts large group gatherings for evangelical conferences, Bible camps, youth organizations, ladies' societies and more.
Also included are photographs pertinent to the growth, development, and life of the EFCA’s two liberal arts colleges—Trinity International University and Trinity Western University—and their historical predecessors.
Items in this collection have been obtained from individuals and offices of Trinity International University and the Evangelical Free Church of America as well as the donations of various individuals.
More images will be added periodically as time and resources allow. The descriptive information of photographs (dates, places, names, etc.) can be modified. The Rolfing staff welcomes comments and suggestions where applicable. If you wish to make an appointment to either site to visit or research, please email the Rolfing staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-847-317-4001, or email EFCA Archives at email@example.com.
Questions about this collection? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-317-4001.