Last week for our PRC archives post we solved the mystery of the PR hitchhiker, who, it turns out, was advertising for the PR Young People’s Convention to be hosted by Hudsonville PRC that year. We stated at that time that we would return to this YP’s Convention, and, without knowing what was ahead for me, I am glad I said I would look up some things from that convention.
Not only did I find the convention booklet in the archives; I also found a folder full of pictures taken by that special PRC photographer, Seymour Beiboer. And what a treat!
There is so much here, but I will limit my comments and try to let the pictures do the talking. Enjoy! As always, click on the pictures to enlarge them.
First, a couple of pages from the Convention booklet:
And now some photos from the Beiboer collection. First, the host church, outside and in.
The Convention speakers – can you identify them ALL? How about the theme they were working with?
Now, watch especially for PRC ministers – and future ones! – as there are plenty! O, and do you see where the banquet was held? It was not a PR church at the time, but it is now! What was it known as then and which is it now? Can you figure out who the two young men are here?
And now, what kind of activities did the young people do then? Well, volleyball, of course! And horse shoes! and shuffle board!
And this final set includes a special shot of another PRC minister who seemed to be enjoying himself immensely (who is it this time?) – and a mystery photo of a stop for ice cream (I presume) – at Letchford’s Trading Post – while on an outing. A quick search on that name yielded nothing, so how about some help with this place?!