Annual Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada, 1926
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Panoramic photographs
Description
Black and white panoramic photograph of a group of men posed outdoors in Hamilton, Ontario. They are delegates attending the Annual Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada held in 1926.
Notes
This photograph is damaged.

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 Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada (Canada Synod) 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 (Canada Synod). 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
Reverse, stamp: Portraits / 11 [ illegible ] KING EAST / Wilfred Johnson / of Hamilton, Ont.

Reverse, in ink: Karl as delegate / at the Evangelic Lutheran / Convention of Canada / held in Hamilton Ont / 1926
Date of Original
June 1926
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 74cm
Image Height: 17.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH199-1
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.23341 Longitude: -79.94964
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 Disc9
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
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75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Annual Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada, 1926


Black and white panoramic photograph of a group of men posed outdoors in Hamilton, Ontario. They are delegates attending the Annual Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada held in 1926.