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Preserving Methodist Life Stories

 

You might call it the Smithsonian of American Methodism. The collection maintained by the United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History contains more than 250,000 photographs and miles of stored documents. Anyone can come here to search for information on family members or topics of historical interest. Frances Lyons-Bristol is an archivist who helps people discover the hidden treasures in the files.

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The General Commission on Archives and History website offers a virtual encyclopedia of United Methodist history with featured stories, biographies, and family genealogy search tips. For more information, call 973-408-3189.

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.

This story was originally posted on January 6, 2016.