Massachusetts Council of Churches. Records, 1887-Present. -- Photograph Master List

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Sub-series 10: Photographs

Box 1
Activism and Rallies
The MCC has been involved in numerous instances of social activism and lobbying for a variety of issues. Located here are the photographs taken during these endeavors.
Folder 1
Farmworkers’ Protests 1973-1974
  11 original photos (Black and White, 10x8 in.), 1 duplicate, 3 sheets of proofs, and 1 note explaining the origin of the group of images appended to the photo with which it was originally found. Also included is a close-up of Cesar Chavez.
Folder 2
Clergy Lobby Day Against Gambling 1994
  7 sheets of proofs with original note from photographer (Lisa Kessler) to Diane Kessler.
Folder 3
Anti-Casino / Gambling 2000-2005
  8 color and black and white photos
Anti-Death Penalty Rallies 1997 and 2005
  10 photos, color and black and white, including panoramic view of State House Gardner Auditorium interior
Conference on Decade to Overcome Violence: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology 2005
  1 color photo
"Cut No More in 2004" 2002
  1 color photo
Ecumenical Memorial Service for Philippine Martyrs September 11, 1985
  3 black and white photos
Good Friday Witness for Peace circa 1998
  3 black and white photos
Folder 4
Labor Protest (Possibly against Senator Litton) circa 1975
  2 color photos
Religious Fast for Welfare Justice April 3-7, 1995
  4 black and white photos
Rx for Survival Campaign 2005
  5 color photos
Stewards of Hope: Points for Peacemaking 2002
  11 color and black and white photos, including panoramic view within St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church hall in Belmont, MA
Unlabeled Negotiations with Politicians circa 1970-2000
  7 black and white photos
Folder 5
BCTV – Week of Prayer TV Program, 1998-2004
Photos from program filming. 1998, 1999 (2), 2003, 2004 (2)
  Both color and black and white.
Folders 6-8
Conferences and Events, circa 1955-2004
This sub-series consists of photographs taken during various MCC-related events that do not belong elsewhere. These events include farewell dinners, visits by persons of note, and conferences. The materials are arranged alphabetically by event title and span three folders. The first two folders house photographs that are close to the current United States norm (4x6 in.). The third folder is dedicated to photographs that are substantially larger. There are 89 average sized photos, and 34 large sized photos.
Folder 9
Churches, Seminaries, and Religious Gathering Places, circa 1950-2005
Located here are images of religious structures. Both internal and external views are represented. There are 21 color and black and white photos of various sizes and from different dates.
Box 2
Folder 1
Dialogues Between Faiths, circa 1995-2005
Photographs from the Dialogue Between Faiths series. Folder arranged chronologically. 21 color and black and white photographs.
Ecumenical Institute of New England 1998-2005
Photographs of the Institute’s activities, these ate primarily constituted of annual meetings. 22 color and black and white photos. Materials arranged chronologically.
Folder 2
Envoys for Ecumenism, circa 1999-2005
Photographs of Envoy retreats in various locations. In addition to several undated earlier photos, the years 2000-2005 are represented. Materials arranged chronologically. 14 color and black and white photographs.
MCC Annual Meetings 1962-2006, 1998-2002 bulk
Every year, the MCC holds an annual meeting. These are photographs from those meetings. There are 141 photographs total. Up to 1989, there is a primary presence of black and white photography. Arrangement is chronological and spans five folders. The following years are represented (with numbers of pictures in parentheses):
Folder 3 1962 (1), 1963 (2), 1965 (1), 1975 [?](1), 1976 (1), 1977 (1), 1979 (1);
Folder 4 1981 (2), 1983 (1), 1987 (1), 1988 (10), 1989 (1), 1990 (5), 1991 (2), 1997 (3), 1998 (5);
Folder 5 1999 (9), 2000 (11), 2001 (14);
Folder 6 2002 (32), 2003 (5), 2005 (9), 2006 (4);
Folder 7 No Date (19)
Box 3
Folder 1
MCC Board, Committee, and Commission Meetings, 1998-2002 bulk
Here are contained photographs taken at various meetings of MCC administrative subgroups. Enclosures are arranged alphabetically by name of group, then chronologically by meeting within group. 51 color and black and white photographs.
Folder 2
MCC Office, Staff, and Meetings, circa 1965 -2000
Photographs taken within the MCC office and/or of administrative and executive staff. 120 color and black and white photographs in addition to an original typed caption regarding a staff photo of 1965 as well as two sheets of proofs. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Folder 3
MCC Officers/Board 1976-2000
Located here are group photographs of MCC Officers and Board members. Materials are arranged chronologically. There are 11 color and black and white photographs.
Folders 4-5
People, Undated, circa 1950-2000
Undated, but mostly labeled pictures of people connected to no discernable major events. Materials are arranged by size and estimated date. There are some duplicates among the 78 color and black and white photographs.
Folder 6
People, Dated 1952-1997
Dated photographs with captions of people with no discernable associated major events. 11 color and black and white photographs. Materials arranged chronologically.
Folder 7
Portraits ca.1950-2000
Materials located here consist of 35 photographs (duplicates where noted) of assorted sizes belonging to the genre of portraiture photography. Both professional and amateur photographs are included. It is housed in a single folder organized alphabetically by the sitter’s name.
Anderson, David 1 photo, black and white circa 1990
Barker, Glen 1 photo, black and white circa 1970
Bergstrom, Charles V. 4 photos including 1 duplicate,
black and white
circa 1965-1975
Carper, Eugene 1 photo, black and white November 1969
Day, T. C. 1 photo, black and white circa 1960
Horton, Mrs. Douglass -- SEE McAfee, Mildred H.
Kessler, Diane 1 photo, color circa 1997
Knapp, Forrest L. 4 photos including 3 duplicates,
black and white
circa 1950-1970
McAfee, Mildred H. 1 photo, black and white circa 1960-1975
McGinty, John 1 photo, black and white circa 1990
Mitchell, Robert 1 photo, color circa 1980
Mueller, Rueben 1 photo, black and white 1964
Nash, James A. 1 photo, color circa 1980
Porter, Jo 1 photo, black and white circa 1955
Porter, Joseph E. 1 photo, black and white circa 1965
Post, Avery D. 1 photo, black and white circa 1980
Raiser, Konrad 1 photo, black and white 1995
Sprague, C. Joseph 4 photos including 3 duplicates,
black and white
circa 1970-1985
Stearns, Howard O. 1 photo, black and white circa 1958-1959
Sullivan, Emmanuel 1 photo, color October 1988
Walmsley, Arthur E. 1 photo, black and white 1967
Watson, Frederick 2 photos, black and white circa 1970-1980
Watson, W. C. 1 photo, black and white circa 1990
Wiley, Jill 1 photo, color 2000
Wedel, Cynthia 1 photo, black and white circa 1970
Wilkins, Roy 1 photo, black and white circa 1968
Folder 8
World Council of Churches 1965-2000, 1998 bulk
Located here are photographs pertaining to the activity of the World Council of Churches. There are 19 photos total with no duplicates, they vary in size and are both color and black and white. This sub-series occupies a single folder. Groups of photos are arranged chronologically by date of event.

 

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