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US-IlHpCH 2022.3-9

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  • 1873-2016, undated (Creation)


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Legal documents, original German church book with translation, histories of the church, certificates and awards, directories of church members, wagon wheel quilt, vacation bible school files, newspaper clippings, financial records, and other materials related the church. The legal documents include constitutions, by-laws, and incorporation records as well as court cases involving the church. The quilt, made in 1896, was created as a fundraiser for the church.

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The original arrangement and folder titles were retained.

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