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TITLE: First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. H. B. Benninghoff
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Harry Baxter Benninghoff was born in Venango Co., Pennsylvania, on April 8, 1874. His parents were Lewis Nelson Benninghoff and Mary Matilda McClintock. His mother passed away when he was about 17 and he left for Indiana on his own to work his way through college. While in Indiana, he met and married Trottie Merrell. The Benninghoffs became Baptist missionaries and teachers and their first assignment was in Burma, where he taught and became principal of the Rangoon Baptist College. Their daughter was born in in Rangoon in 1901. Due to the illness of Mrs. Benninghoff, they returned to the United States and he served as pastor of Valparaiso Baptist Church from 1904-1907. The family then went to Japan were Mr. Benninghoff served as principal of the Duncan Baptist Academy and then taught at a university in Japan. Due to the hostilities towards Americans, the family returned to the United States in 1941 and he was the chaplain at a college in Illinois for a few years, and then taught Oriental Studies at his alma mater, Franklin College in Indiana, until his death in 1949.
 
 
TITLE: Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown (#5102)
POSTMARK: July 6, 1911, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910-1915
PUBLISHER: Karbo (#44-C18, believed to be a L. Lilienthal photograph)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: Paul R. Vogel Company (#803)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Christian Tabernacle, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. J. H. O. Smith
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Christian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Portage Publishing Company
POSTMARK: December 5, 1911, Valparaiso
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1907-1909
PUBLISHER: Karbo (#44C-22, believed to be a L. Lilienthal photograph)
POSTMARK: October 9, 1909, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1905-1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1909
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#09 6033)
POSTMARK: November 5, 1909, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 
 
TITLE: 1st Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1918
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company  (#60321)
POSTMARK: July 20, 1918, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910-1915
PUBLISHER: unknown (#644)
POSTMARK: July 31, 1913, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Christian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1913
PUBLISHER: Charles W. Beam, Curt Teich (#R-44237)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Double Chorus Choir in Christian Church
DATE: pre-1900?
PUBLISHER: Hinea & Schuldt
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This is a "ivoryette finish" cabinet card. Individuals are identified as Myrtle Lamb, Anna DeLay, C. C. Clark, S. C. Reed, E. Smackells, A. P. Foster, W. W. Smith, Estella Diffenbauch, Grace Dye, Grace Groth, M. C. Strycker, H. L. Butler, J. B. Showalter, N. C. Garvick, W. C. Ryan, Lillian Campbell, Ida Orton, Mrs. Beach, W. Huntington, Estella Alexander, Clara DeLay, H. R. Buell, Mrs. C. E. Stanton, and Ethel Stuckman.
 
 
TITLE: Christian Church Organ, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1907 or 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#60018)
POSTMARK: May 22, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Christian Church Interior, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1908-1910
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#65938)
POSTMARK: March 3, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Episcopal Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rector Applegate
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Episcopal Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
TITLE: German Evangelical Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: German Lutheran Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. P. Clausen
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: German Lutheran Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: German Lutheran Church
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: "German Lutheran Church," Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#BB 38)
POSTMARK: September 21, 1912, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Memorial Lutheran Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Heritage Lutheran Church, Valparaiso, IN. Scene of Valparaiso, Indiana, by local artist Marlies Glickauf.
DATE: 1981
PUBLISHER: Millicoma Publishing
POSTMARK: September 24, 1981, Gary, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Trinity Lutheran Church 1934-1951, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1950
PUBLISHER: 
Trinity Lutheran Church 25th Anniversary Pamphlet, 1934-1959, May 24, 1959
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Trinity Lutheran Church Plans, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1950
PUBLISHER: Trinity Lutheran Church 25th Anniversary Pamphlet, 1934-1959, May 24, 1959
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Gospel Hall, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6. This church hall was located at 56 Lincolnway Avenue.
 

TITLE: First Methodist Church, Jefferson and Franklin Streets, P. O. Box 310, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
DATE: 1969
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#3317-C)
POSTMARK: October ??, 1969, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Methodist Episcopal Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. H. L. Davis
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Methodist Episcopal Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Methodist Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Methodist Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915
PUBLISHER: Paul R. Vogel Company (#804)
POSTMARK: illegible
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Methodist Church
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 
 
TITLE: M. E. Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1907 or 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr
POSTMARK: July 23, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Methodist Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1915
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: September 7, 1915, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: M. E. Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1915
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#60309-r)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: M. E. Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company, BB (#4))
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: M. E. Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown (#5105)
POSTMARK: June 10, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: M. E. Church and Parsonage, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. E. Barrett (#K.382)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: M. E. Church Organ, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1907-1909
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#60017)
POSTMARK: July 9, 1909, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: M. E. Church Interior, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1908-1910
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#64584)
POSTMARK: April 26, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: First Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. C. B. Beckes
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1917
PUBLISHER: Paul R. Vogel Company (#802)
POSTMARK: September 10, 1911, Chicago, Illinois
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1905-1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr
POSTMARK: November 27, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Presbyterian and Methodist Churches, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Portage Publishing Company
POSTMARK: January 22, 1913, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: First Presbyterian Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. You are invited to all services. Sunday school 9:30 A. M. Church service 10:30 A. M. Rev. Oliver C. Starn, Pastor.
DATE: circa 1920s
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

 

TITLE: St. Paul's Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Indiana. Rev. S. W. Hogan
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Roman Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: St. Paul's Cathedral, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: 
Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK:
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK:
Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 
 
TITLE: St. Paul's Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 
PUBLISHER: L. Lilienthal, Karbo (#44-C17)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: St. Paul Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown (#5089)
POSTMARK: May 10, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#2790)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1916
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (#67702)
POSTMARK: July 22, 1930, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1925
PUBLISHER: Paul R. Vogel Company (#805)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910-1925
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910-1914
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: July 10, 1914, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Catholic Church Interior, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#08 64701)
POSTMARK: September 28, 1911, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Interior, St. Paul's Cathedral, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915
PUBLISHER: Woolworth Company (#8690)
POSTMARK: October 8, 1916, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: St. Pauls Catholic Church, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1956
PUBLISHER: L. L. Cook Company (#268-S)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 
 
TITLE: Baptist Children's Home, 354 West Street, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. Reaching boys and girls for Christ since 1959. Ministries include six child-care homes, foster home placement, adoption, Bethesda Home (unwed mother care), and family counseling.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Artvue Post Card Company (#146809)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

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