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April 11, 2022
Cover of War, Peace, & Conscience: Resources for the Church's Ministry, 1970. [RG 533, Box 7, Folder 38]

The UPCUSA Emergency Ministry on Conscience and War (EMCW) Records have been processed as Record Group 533, and the guide to the records is now available: https://www.history.pcusa.org/collections/research-...

March 8, 2022
Lifting device tilting up the front slab of a concrete home in a relocated village site for San Jose de los Laureles in the Sula Valley, Honduras. [Pearl ID: islandora:281898]

In mid-September 1974, the third-deadliest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history tore through nine countries in Central America and the...

September 17, 2021
Hilltop view of Côtes-de-Fer after the passage of Hurricane Flora in 1963. The Disaster Team's tent unit can be seen to the left and the newly constructed housing units to the right. Many roofless dwellings can be seen throughout. [Pearl ID: islandora:179435]

On August 29th, we watched as Hurricane Ida made landfall near

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September 16, 2021
Cuban refugees get helping hand in Peru., 1981. [Pearl ID: islandora:148508]

In 2019, with grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, PHS digitized nearly 500 images from the RNS photograph collection all of which are now...

July 26, 2021

The Church World Service Records have been processed as Record Group 529 and the guide to the records is now available: https://www.history.pcusa.org/collections/research-tools/guides-archival-collections/rg-529

In 1946, seventeen denominations formed Church World Service (CWS) as a relief agency. Churches throughout the United States provided over 11 million pounds of food and medical supplies to communities in...

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