Tag: John A Davis

  • Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting

    Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting


    The American camp meetings of the 1890s through the 1950s were good fits into the hard-scrabble life of that era. Many areas lacked traditional churches and there were few other diversions. John Davis was one such evangelist; he called his meetings, campaigns! For those who wanted spiritual experiences, it was Davis who provided them using…

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Past Article

Bob Teevan
The caption on a Bamforth postcard reads, “I can’t send you matches, but here’s a box with some striking contents!” We think the caption talks about matches.

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