Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer confirmation class, 1934
Description
Creator
Bernstein's Studio, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the 1934 confirmation class of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Montreal, Quebec. The six girls are wearing white dresses, shoes and gloves and holding bouquets of flowers. A pastor is standing in the centre.
Notes
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is one of five synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, consisting of more than 200 member congregations and 78,000 baptized members. The territory of the Eastern Synod runs from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

In July 1861 the Canada Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada was organized by the former Canadian Conference of the Pittsburgh Synod. In 1867 the Canada Synod helped organize the General Council. In 1908 the Central Canada Synod organized as a result of English activity of the General Council. In 1918 both synods became part of the United Lutheran Church in America. In 1925 the Canada Synod and the Central Canada Synod merged, retaining the name Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada. In 1962 the Canada Synod reorganized as the Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America, comprised of the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and most of Ontario. In 1985 the Eastern Canada Synod withdrew from the Lutheran Church in America to join with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. In 1986 the new church began to function officially, retaining its membership in the Lutheran Council in Canada.
Inscriptions
On photograph enclosure, in ink: CHRIST LUTHERAN / CONFIRMATION / 1934

Front, photographer's stamp: Bernstein's Studio / 3603 ST. LAWRENCE / MONTREAL
Date of Original
1934
Dimensions
Width: 24 cm
Height: 33 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 17cm
Image Height: 23cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH572
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.50884 Longitude: -73.58781
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S100 Disc13
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer confirmation class, 1934


Black and white photograph of the 1934 confirmation class of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Montreal, Quebec. The six girls are wearing white dresses, shoes and gloves and holding bouquets of flowers. A pastor is standing in the centre.