Interior of a church
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the interior of a church. Two decorated Christmas trees at the front of the sanctuary.
Notes
Emil Albert Gomann (1889-1969) was a Lutheran pastor, missionary and professor.

Gomann was born in Germany. He graduated from Kropp Seminary, and accepted positions as Immanuel and Christ churches in Berlin, and St. Mary’s Cathedral in Osnabrueck.

In 1913 he accepted a call from the Mission Board of the Canada Synod and immigrated to Canada. Gomann served in various parishes in Ontario, including including Milverton, Chalk River, Petawawa, Linwood, and Denbigh. He also served at Grace Lutheran Church in Gurley, Nebraska.

Gomann taught at several seminaries, including the Lutheran College and Seminary in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Central Lutheran Seminary in Fremont, Nebraska; Waterloo Lutheran Seminary in Waterloo, Ontario.

Emil Gomann continued to pursue post-graduate studies throughout most of his life. He received a BA from Waterloo College; an MA from University of Toronto; a BD from the Chicago Lutheran Seminary; an MST from the Chicago Lutheran Seminary; and a DST from Chicago Lutheran Seminary.
Inscriptions
Handwritten, front: Jan. 2, 1948; Church before wedding.
Handwritten, reverse: Church before the wedding.
Date of Original
1948
Date Of Event
1948
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 10cm
Local identifier
S2093_4
Collection
Emil Albert Gomann fonds
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
S2093 Disc1
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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Interior of a church


Black and white photograph of the interior of a church. Two decorated Christmas trees at the front of the sanctuary.