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1942-08-23-NY-DraugaVests.jpg
Immigrant press
The front page of the August 23, 1942, issue of Drauga Vēsts, newsletter of the First Latvian Baptist Church of New York. Editor of the newsletter was Kārlis Purgailis.
2017-09-01-NY-RochesterSem.jpg
Rochester Theological Seminary
All that is left of the former campus of the Rochester Theological Seminary, 300 Alexander Street is now home to upscale apartments. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a number of Latvian Baptist immigrants studied here.
1944-10-00-NY-Beacon.jpg
Immigrant press
The Beacon was a Baptist newsletter published in New York that appeared for the first time in April 1929 and continued until May 1934. It was revived in April 1936 and continued until at least 1951, providing news primarily about Latvian Baptist activities. These examples were photographed in the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota.