Willard K. Claassen Papers, 1937
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Brief Description:

A photo album showing flooding in Louisville, Kentucky, while he was in seminary there in 1937.

Some Civilian Public Services photos were removed to the subject photo collection.

Held at:
Bethel College Mennonite Library and Archives
Bethel College-Mennonite Library and Archives
300 East 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117 531
Phone: 316-284-5304
Fax: 316-284-5843
Email: mla [at] bethelks.edu
Record Series Number: 00/MS.254
Created by: Claassen, Willard K. (1911-1995)
Volume: 0.15 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: unprocessed
Biographical Note for Claassen, Willard K. (1911-1995) :

Born 6 Augusg 1911, Newton, Kansas. Parents Ernest J. Claassen and Anna Schroeder.

Married Justena Harms, 14 July 1939.

Attended Bible Institute of Los Angeles. Graduated from Wheaton College and from Southern Baptist Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky).

Pastor of Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman, South Dakota.

Executive secretary of the Board of Education and Publication, General Conference Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas, 1952-July 1968.

Taught photography at Hesston College for several years.

Member of Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas.

Died 13 October 1995, Newton, Kansas.

Access Restrictions: open to research use
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