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Baptism in Liberal, Missouri

George  W. Dixson, Liberal, MO., 1907-18 (2007.107.160) Atheist George H. Walser founded Liberal, Missouri, in 1880 as a town free of churches. Walser and his followers attempted to keep Christians out of town but the believers purchased land adjacent to … Continue reading

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Baptism in Chautauqua Lake by George H. Monroe

George H. Monroe, Baptism in Chautauqua Lake, Bible Student’s Convention (recto and verso), 1910 Text: Rockland, Pa, 1910. Dear Cousin:—I intended sending this from Celeron but it seemed I could not take time to send it. Wish you could have … Continue reading

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River Baptisms

In January, ICP will be presenting a small selection of postcards of river baptisms, drawn from a treasure trove of over 200 images, which was donated by collectors Janna Rosenkranz and Jim Linderman in 2007. Since there’s not enough room … Continue reading

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Solstice: Winter

George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 Unidentified Photographer, [Winter Baptism], ca. 1930s Ellen Binder, Moscow: A retired woman emerges from her winter morning swim in the Moscow River, 1991–98 Weegee, Winter, ca. 1940 Paul Caponigro, Stonehenge, 1978 Martin … Continue reading

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