Reverend Dr. Gerald B. Winrod Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Reverend Dr. Gerald B. Winrod Papers
Call Number: MS 87-09
Size: 56.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Donated by Dr. Hart Armstrong for Christian Communications Inc.
Processed By: LMG, 2-20-1987; JEF, 6-23-1999; JLY, 7-2002; MN, 9-28-2009
Note: Related collections: MS 88-29, Kenneth Bradley Collection; MS 95-18, John W. Jackson Papers
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

The Reverend Dr. Gerald B. Winrod Papers document the career and writings of Gerald Winrod (1900-1957), a Wichita evangelist, author, publisher and political activist. His organization, Defenders of the Christian Faith, became a major national forum for promoting his advocacy of anti-Semitism, anti-Communism, racial segregation, creationism and Prohibition. The collection includes correspondence, microfilm, photographs, a complete set of The Defender magazine, and copies of the American Mercury magazine. The collection also includes many of Reverend Winrod's own books. Some folder titles are as originally titled.

Detailed Description: Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 FF 1-38 Promotional and Form Letters, 1966. Contains promotional and form letters sent out in 1966. Included with some letters is a sheet that recorded the number of responses and the contributions sent in from each letter.
Series 2 Box 1 FF 39-61 Ledger Books and Reports. Contains radio ledger books and income tax reports of Reverend Winrod.
Series 3 Box 1A-Box 1C Prayer Circle Correspondence. Contains Prayer Circle correspondence as well as several other miscellaneous documents.
Series 4 Box 2 FF 1-36 Defender Correspondence. Contains Defender correspondence after the death of Reverend Winrod, mostly dealing with the Defender Townhouse in Kansas City, Missouri.
Series 5 Box 2 FF 37-50-Box 3 Winrod Personal. Contains personal items of Reverend Winrod. Includes various photographs of Winrod and his family, several oversized items such as the diploma of Irvin Winrod, unidentified photographs, and a ledger book from the second Defender Contest Fund 1942.
Series 6 Box 4-Box 23 Defender Organization Scrapbooks and Ledgers. Contains ledger books and scrapbooks of the Defender organization from 1932 to 1974.
Series 7 Box 24-Box 25 Writings by Winrod and Others. Contains clippings, pamphlets and books written by Reverend Winrod on various subjects. Also included are a few publications by other authors.
Series 8 Box 26-Box 26A Writings by Others. Contains books written by various authors.
Series 9 Box 27-Box 29 Defender Magazine. Contains copies and microfilm reels of the Defender Magazine.
Series 10 Box 30 Phonograph Records. Contains phonograph records made by Reverend Winrod.
Series 11 Box 31 Tracts. Contains tracts published by the Defenders, Inc.
Series 12 Box 32-Box 34 American Mercury Magazine. Contains documents pertaining to the American Mercury. Included are papers, correspondence, scrapbooks and microfilm.
Series 13 Box 35-Box 36 Miscellaneous Papers. Contains papers and correspondence pertaining to the Arkansas Hotel Company and the Puerto Rico Theological Seminary. Also included is a stock book for the Arkansas Hotel Company. Miscellaneous items such as old newspaper clippings and travel brochures.
Series 14 Box 37-Box 43 Defender Hour Radio Program Tapes. Contains tapes of the Defender Hour radio programs.
Series 15 Box 44-Box 45 Defender Organization Materials. Contains correspondence, financial records and bank statements from the Defender organization.
Series 16 Box 46A-Box 46B Scrapbooks. Contains various scrapbooks and related loose materials from the scrapbooks pertaining to the following subjects: the Sedition Trials of 1944, World War II (1940-1942) and Communist and Soviet issues from 1959-1960. Note: Boxes 46A-50 contain documents and materials after the death of Reverend Winrod.
Series 17 Box 47-Box 50 Defenders Organization Office Files. Contains Defenders organization office files. Included are newspaper clippings, financial documents and correspondence regarding several Spanish missions, Defenders publications, and efforts and operations by the Defenders to make townhouses available for senior citizens. Note: Boxes 46A-50 contain documents and materials after the death of Reverend Winrod.
Series 18 Box 51-Box 64 Publications. Included are bound copies of the Defender Magazine and the American Mercury magazine.
Series 19 Box 65-Box 71 Tapes of radio programs.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 ‒ Promotional and Form Letters, 1966

Box 1 FF 1 Promotional and form letters for January 1966 Defender Magazine.
Box 1 FF 2 The Defender Magazine, January 1966, contributions and subscription ledger (only part of the magazine).
Box 1 FF 3 "Win" letter, January 4, 1966.
Box 1 FF 4 An account of the money sent through radio mail.
Box 1 FF 5 "B-B-B" letter, January 20 and 21, 1966.
Box 1 FF 6 Defender Magazine, February 1966.
Box 1 FF 7 Ledger of the seminary income, October 1965 to April 17, 1967.
Box 1 FF 8 "Guardian" letter, February 19, 1966.
Box 1 FF 9 Ledger of Defender Magazine sample returns, February 4, 1966 to June 10, 1966.
Box 1 FF 10 "Storm" letter, February 19, 1966.
Box 1 FF 11 September 1966 general and missionary gifts ledger.
Box 1 FF 12 "Unbelievable" letter, September 27-28, 1966.
Box 1 FF 13 Defender Magazine, October 1966.
Box 1 FF 14 "LM" letter, October 20, 1966.
Box 1 FF 15 "Viewpoint" letter March 22-30, 1966.
Box 1 FF 16 Defender Magazine, March 1966.
Box 1 FF 17 Defender Magazine, April 1966.
Box 1 FF 18 "Thank God" Prayer Circle letter.
Box 1 FF 19 Defender Magazine, May 1966.
Box 1 FF 20 "Amazed" prayer circle letter, May 5, 1966.
Box 1 FF 21 Defender Magazine, June 1966.
Box 1 FF 22 Air mail letter, June 7,8, 1966.
Box 1 FF 23 "Summer" letter, June 1, 1966.
Box 1 FF 24 "Awake" prayer circle letter, June 24 and 30, 1966.
Box 1 FF 25 Defender Magazine, July, 1966.
Box 1 FF 26 Defender Magazine, August 1966.
Box 1 FF 27 "Show-me" letter, July 19, 1966.
Box 1 FF 28 "I predict" letter, n.d.
Box 1 FF 29 Defender Magazine, September 1966.
Box 1 FF 30 "Trouble" letter, September 9, 1966.
Box 1 FF 31 Defender Magazine, November 1966.
Box 1 FF 32 Ledger for Collins bibles, November 1966.
Box 1 FF 33 Ledger for "November Deaf Returns," 1966.
Box 1 FF 34 Christmas letter, 1966.
Box 1 FF 35 Defender Magazine, December 1966.
Box 1 FF 36 "Fire Book" letter, December 4 and 12, 1966.
Box 1 FF 37 Ledger-Jamaica, Heritage, Missions, December 1966.
Box 1 FF 38 "Those Left" letter, December 1966.

Series 2 ‒ Ledger Books and Reports

Box 1 FF 39 Index of black books.
Box 1 FF 40 Radio ledger book, May 1947-December 1949.
Box 1 FF 41 Ledger book, October 1954-March 1958.
Box 1 FF 42 Radio ledger book, January 1950-October 1951.
Box 1 FF 43 Radio ledger book, November 1951-September 1954.
Box 1 FF 44 Ledger book for different accounts and different years, 1947-1960.
Box 1 FF 45 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1933.
Box 1 FF 46 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1934.
Box 1 FF 47 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, also includes three inventory books, 1935.
Box 1 FF 48 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1936.
Box 1 FF 49 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1937.
Box 1 FF 50 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1938.
Box 1 FF 51 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1939.
Box 1 FF 52 Income tax reports for Reverend Winrod, 1940.
Box 1 FF 53 Defender Magazine promotional material from 1967-1968.
Box 1 FF 54 Defender Magazine promotional material from 1967-1968.
Box 1 FF 55 Defender Magazine promotional material from 1967-1968.
Box 1 FF 56 Defender correspondence, promotional, acknowledgment, and other form letters, 1961-1963.
Box 1 FF 57 Defender correspondence, promotional, acknowledgment, and other form letters, 1961-1963.
Box 1 FF 58 Defender correspondence, promotional, acknowledgment, and other form letters, 1961-1963.
Box 1 FF 59 Records of attendance and money from Defender Missions in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, United States of America, Guatemala, and Haiti.
Box 1 FF 60 Records of attendance and money from Defender Missions in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, United States of America, Guatemala, and Haiti.
Box 1 FF 61 Records of attendance and money from Defender Missions in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, United States of America, Guatemala, and Haiti.

Series 3 ‒ Prayer Circle Correspondence

Box 1A FF 1 Ledgers of money received from the radio appeals, n.d.
Box 1A FF 2 Records of May 1937 drive for money; a ledger is included.
Box 1A FF 3 Correspondence from a man in Lansing, Michigan during the period of labor union strikes; record of donations, 6/17/37.
Box 1A FF 4 Bills for the New Federalist; record of donations, 2/38.
Box 1A FF 5 Records from 2/38.
Box 1A FF 6 Prayer Circle letter and record of donations, 3/5/38.
Box 1A FF 7 Prayer Circle Letter concerning a book called Philip Drew Administrator; record of donations, 5/2/38.
Box 1A FF 8 Radio broadcast series; record of donations; 8/1938.
Box 1A FF 9 Bills for letter printed; record of donations, 7/10/1939.
Box 1A FF 10 Prayer Circle letter about Reverend Winrod; record of donations, 9/16/1939.
Box 1A FF 11 Prayer Circle letter about the possibility of United States involvement in World War II; records of donations, 10/14/1939.
Box 1A FF 12 Record of donations received from Prayer Circle letters, 2/8-9/1940.
Box 1A FF 13 Returns from Prayer Circle letter and some notes, 3/9/1940.
Box 1A FF 14 Returns and cost from Prayer Circle letter, 3/22/1940.
Box 1A FF 15 Returns from Prayer Circle letter and newspaper clippings, 5/1/1940.
Box 1A FF 16 Prayer Circle letter and record of donations for 5/19/1940.
Box 1A FF 17 Prayer Circle letter and record of donations for 5/31/1940 and 6/20/1940.
Box 1A FF 18 Correspondence from Reverend Winrod to Mrs. Flowers while he was at Old Orchard , Maine; record of donations, 7/16/1940.
Box 1A FF 19 Correspondence to and from Reverend Winrod while he was in Asheville, North Carolina; record of donations, 8/3/1940.
Box 1A FF 20 Prayer Circle letter and record of donations, 8/9/1940.
Box 1A FF 21 Correspondence to and from Reverend Winrod concerning an appearance at Camp Christian in Illinois, 8/17/1940.
Box 1A FF 22 Prayer Circle letter concerning the need for money to pay bills; correspondence about the conference to be held at Camp Christian; record of donations, 8/24/1940.
Box 1A FF 23 Prayer Circle letter sent out concerning the national Prophecy and Prayer Fellowship Conference; record of donations, 9/9/1940.
Box 1A FF 24 Prayer Circle letter sent out about National Prophecy and Prayer Fellowship Conference; record of donations, 10/8/1940.
Box 1A FF 25 Prayer Circle letter sent regarding the National Prophecy and Prayer Fellowship Conference radio spot; record of donations, 10/11/1940.
Box 1A FF 26 Advertisement for a bible, 10/15/1940.
Box 1A FF 27 Prayer Circle letter sent out concerning money needed for another radio broadcast; record of donations, 11/18/1940.
Box 1A FF 28 Prayer Circle letter asking for people to renew their Defender Magazine subscriptions, 11/27/1940.
Box 1A FF 29 Prayer Circle letters concerning petitions to be sent to Washington to stop our country from being involved in World War II; also some articles about William Allen White and his involvement in getting the United States into the war; record of donations, 12/30/1940.
Box 1A FF 30 Various Prayer Circle letters that were sent in 1939; the folder, however, contains records of donations from 1/1941.
Box 1A FF 31 Prayer Circle letter concerning the petitions sent to Washington about the involvement of United States in World War II; record of donations, 1/24/1941.
Box 1A FF 32 Prayer Circle letter regarding the mission in Puerto Rico and the United States involvement in World War II (February 27, 1941); record of donations made 3/1941.
Box 1A FF 33 Record of donations made 3/5-8/1941.
Box 1A FF 34 Record of donations that came as a result of a sample postcard, 4/1941.
Box 1A FF 35 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to help pay bills; also a letter from the Kiplinger Washington agency; a record of donations, 5/21/1941.
Box 1A FF 36 Prayer Circle letter about "a subversive plot" to make the United States part of Britain, 7/2/1941.
Box 1A FF 37 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to pay for Reverend Winrod’s car; record of donations, 8/11/1941.
Box 1A FF 38 Prayer Circle letter discussing the summer tour of speeches; a story in "True Detective" about Reverend Winrod; the proposed peace agreement of Rudolf Hess between Germany and Britain; record of donations, 9/9/1941.
Box 1A FF 39 Prayer Circle letter sent out asking for donations for another radio spot during the Prophecy-Prayer Fellowship Conference, included is the record of donations, 9/23/1941.
Box 1A FF 40 Several Prayer Circle letters: the first about secular biblical prophecies; the second one concerning a woman called Mrs. Cogswell and Reverend Winrod’s involvement with her; third, about a book called They That Remain; fourth about Defender Magazine subscriptions; fifth asking for contribution; and a record of donations, 9/18/1941.
Box 1A FF 41 Prayer Circle letter concerning the personal attacks made against Reverend Winrod in "Look" magazine; newspaper clippings mostly dealing with United States and World War II; record of donations, 11/6/1941.
Box 1A FF 42 Prayer Circle letter regarding United States involvement in World War II and former President Hoover’s speech; a request for money to buy a truck; a record of donations, 11/20/1941.
Box 1A FF 43 Prayer Circle letter concerning World War II and Armageddon; the mission in Puerto Rico; a record of donations, 12/1/1941.
Box 1A FF 44 A record of bills for the year 1941.
Box 1A FF 45 Letters explaining the cash basis arrangement the Defenders wish to set up to pay bills; list of bills to be paid, 1941.
Box 1A FF 46 Prayer Circle letters dealing mostly with a nationwide prayer chain and the event of December 7, 1941; a record of donations, 1/13/1942.
Box 1A FF 47 Prayer Circle correspondence; letters sent out to those who contribute money to buy Bibles for United States soldiers; letter sent out regarding the nationwide prayer chain; receipts of donations, 2/20-25/1942.
Box 1A FF 48 Prayer Circle letter first regarding the war and Reverend Winrod’s plan of action; a call for money; a record of donations, 2/24/1942.
Box 1A FF 49 Several Prayer Circle letters most concerning World War II on talks of Reverend Winrod going to Washington, D.C.; a record of donations, 4/6/1942.
Box 1A FF 50 Prayer Circle letters -- one regarding "the war that Christian saints are fighting"; record of donations, 5/2/1942.
Box 1A FF 51 Prayer Circle letter concerning that May Defender Magazine being held up because it had not been reviewed by the Post Master General’s office; record of donations, 5/14/1942.
Box 1A FF 52 Two Prayer Circle letters on discussing the Dies Committee and the need for more money; the second speaks to a supreme court decision to limit religious freedom; newspaper clippings most dealing with the Dies Committee; record of donations, 6/9/1942.
Box 1A FF 53 Prayer Circle letter concerning Reverend Winrod’s involvement in a chrome mine in California; two quotes from news articles; a pamphlet "Harmageddon"; record of donations, 8/3/1942.
Box 1A FF 54 Two Prayer Circle letters regarding the indictment against Reverend Winrod and his appeal for money to pay attorney fees; record of donations, 8/20/1942.
Box 1A FF 55 Prayer Circle letters sent out acknowledging donations sent, 9/1942.
Box 1A FF 56 Prayer Circle letter concerning a restriction lifted on the Defender Magazine by the Post Master General’s Office; record of donations, 10/17/1942.
Box 1A FF 57 Prayer Circle letter regarding a petition sent to Washington by Dr. George E. Sullivan; record of donations, 11/14/1942.
Box 1A FF 58 Prayer Circle letter concerning the indictment also the accusations against Mrs. Flowers by William Power Maloney; record of donations, 12/22/1942.
Box 1A FF 59 Prayer Circle letters regarding the sedition case in Washington; record of donations, 1/20/1943.
Box 1A FF 60 Prayer Circle letter concerning the sedition case since some of the charges have been dropped; record of donations, 3/13/1943.
Box 1A FF 61 Prayer Circle letter concerning the sedition case and Reverend Winrod suing "Life" magazine; record of donations, 4/27/1943.
Box 1A FF 62 Prayer Circle letter concerning a new book by Reverend Winrod, The Prophetic Destiny of the United States; record of donations, 4/27/1943.
Box 1A FF 63 Prayer Circle letters advertising several books; record of donations, 6/10/1943.
Box 1A FF 64 Prayer Circle letter mostly dealing with the war and the end of the sedition case; also a call for donations to buy radio time at a New England conference; donations recorded, 7/5/1943.
Box 1A FF 65 Prayer Circle letter concerning the sedition case and Mr. Winchell; a book by Moses Guibbory (a bible?); also included in the file folder is a letter sent out by the Emergency Fund Appeal for the Yeshivath Torath Hayim of Jerusalem; record of donations, 8/13/1943.
Box 1A FF 66 Prayer Circle letters advertising several books; record of donations, 9/1943.
Box 1A FF 67 Two Prayer Circle letters mostly dealing with the contribution of monies to buy a house of the Defender organization; some letters to Mrs. Flowers from Reverend Winrod; record of donations, 9/22/1943.
Box 1A FF 68 Letter to Mrs. Flowers from Reverend Winrod discussing a letter to be sent to the missionary friends; a bill from Don Schmid used cars; a record of donations, 10/19/1943.
Box 1A FF 69 Prayer Circle letter largely concerning the "attacks" made on Reverend Winrod by the press of Wichita and St. Petersburg, Florida; record of donations, 10/26/1943.
Box 1A FF 70 Prayer Circle letter concerning the renewed "persecutions" of Reverend Winrod and the Defender organization; record of donations, 12/12/1944.
Box 1A FF 71 Prayer Circle letter regarding the New Deal and the continuing "persecutions"; record of donations, 1/19/1944.
Box 1A FF 72 Prayer Circle letter concerning the taxes to be paid by the Defender organization; record of donations, 3/6/1944.
Box 1A FF 73 Prayer Circle letter regarding the "persecution" of certain evangelists and the New Deal; record of donations, 2/3/1944.
Box 1A FF 74 Prayer Circle letter concerning the New Deal and Walter Winchell, 3/1/1944.
Box 1A FF 75 Prayer Circle letter concerning the new indictment trial in Washington, 4/5/1944.
Box 1A FF 76 Prayer Circle letter written while in Washington at the sedition trial, 7/7/1944.
Box 1A FF 77 Prayer Circle letter concerning events in Washington at the time of the trial, 7/7/1944.
Box 1A FF 78 Prayer Circle letter condemning the trial in Washington, quotes from the American Civil Liberties Union, 9/1/1944.
Box 1A FF 79 Prayer Circle letter asking for donations to help pay for the distribution of Senator William Langer’s speech; list of donations, 9/12/1944.
Box 1A FF 80 Prayer Circle letter again asking for funds to distribute Langer’s speech, 10/25/1944.
Box 1A FF 81 Prayer Circle letter concerning the death of the judge in the sedition trial and the end of the trial, 12/13/1944.
Box 1A FF 82 List of donations, 1945.
Box 1A FF 83 Prayer Circle letter regarding a speech given in Akron, Ohio; some words about the sedition trial, n.d.
Box 1A FF 84 Prayer Circle letter regarding the financial crisis of the Defenders; original drafts of thank you letters; list of donations, 1/23/1945.
Box 1A FF 85 Prayer Circle letter concerning some speeches and articles to be sent to the Prayer Circle, for a small donation, 4/2/1945.
Box 1A FF 86 Letter to Mrs. Flowers concerning funds and a record of donations, 4/20/1945.
Box 1A FF 87 Prayer Circle letter concerning the new Truman administration; also something written on the Russians taking over European countries; several articles about Truman, the Russians, and how Roosevelt was to hand over Korea to the Russians; reports from the Nationalist News Service, 7/2/1945.
Box 1A FF 88 Prayer Circle letter mostly regarding the Russians and the new attitude toward them by Truman; review of the sedition trial and the attorney’s fees; many newspaper articles pertaining to Truman or the Russians; list of donations, 7/30/1945.
Box 1A FF 89 Prayer Circle letter regarding the atomic bomb dropped on Japan; Reverend Winrod writes about the prophecy of the atomic bomb; latter part of the letter regards still the sedition trial; record of donations, 9/5/1945.
Box 1A FF 90 Two Prayer Circle letters the first concerned mostly with the atomic bomb and a book written by Reverend Winrod; Antichrist and the Atomic Bomb; the second letter concerns "persecutions" of Reverend Winrod and Dr. Walter Maier (Lutheran Hour); several deposit slips and a record of donations, 1945.
Box 1A FF 91 Prayer Circle letter regarding the paying of taxes and the need for contributions; also acknowledgment letters sent to those who contributed; a record of donations, 1/15/1946.
Box 1A FF 92 Prayer Circle letter concerning the taxes to be paid and the missionary in Puerto Rico; a possible list of contributors; record of donations, 1/23/1946.
Box 1A FF 93 Prayer Circle letter concerning the new Defenders Theological Seminary in Puerto Rico; "persecution" of the Defenders by the B’nai B’rith and the international communist gestapo; record of donations, 3/1/1946.
Box 1A FF 94 Prayer Circle letter regarding an incident involving Reverend Harvey Springer and the Communist Party in Denver, Colorado; some about the sedition trial; lastly the sending out of an address made by Reverend Winrod on the Denver radio KMYR. Cover letters sent with address; copies of the Nationalist News Service; record of donations, 3/25/1946.
Box 1A FF 95 Prayer Circle letter regarding the "Committee on Un-American Activities"; lists of senators and representatives for each state; copy of petition sent; list of donations, 4/12/1946.
Box 1A FF 96 Prayer Circle letter in which Reverend Winrod rehashes the sedition trial; newspaper clippings; a counter-propaganda service by Reverend Arthur W. Terminiello; record of donations, 5/6/1946.
Box 1A FF 97 Prayer Circle letter concerning the atom bomb and the communist plot; newspaper clippings; record of donations, 6/6/1946.
Box 1A FF 98 Prayer Circle letter concerning Reverend Winrod’s preaching engagements; also mentions the tight Defender budget; record of donations, 7/19/1946.
Box 1A FF 99 Prayer Circle letter concerning Reverend Winrod’s speaking engagements and threats upon his life; letter from the Christian Veterans of America; letter to Mrs. Flowers about the Prayer Circle letter; record of bills; newspaper clippings; record of donations, 08/15/1946.
Box 1A FF 100 Prayer Circle letter regarding a telegram sent to President Truman, possible war with Russia; list of bills to be paid; newspaper clippings; record of donations, 9/23/1946.
Box 1B FF 1 Prayer Circle letter rehashing the sedition trial; a trial of a Catholic priest; list of bills to pay; record of donations, 10/10/1946.
Box 1B FF 2 Prayer Circle letter concerned mostly with the mailing of Persecuted Preachers, 11/2/1946.
Box 1B FF 3 Prayer Circle letter concerning a trip to Puerto Rico by Reverend Winrod; list of bills paid, the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 12/5/1946.
Box 1B FF 4 Prayer Circle letter concerning a trip to Puerto Rico by Reverend Winrod; list of bills paid; letter sent out about the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 12/2/1946.
Box 1B FF 5 Prayer Circle letter regarding the resignation of General Patrick Hurley and the "communist plot" of the New Deal; newspaper clippings; record of donations, 12/1946.
Box 1B FF 6 Missionary letters regarding the work in Puerto Rico, 1/8/1947, 5/17/1947, 10/22/1947, 12/11/1947.
Box 1B FF 7 Prayer Circle letter 1/2, 2/3, 2/22, 3/12, 2/17, 4/5, 4/30, 5/5, 6/28, 7/5, 7/25, 8/2, 9/6, 11/22, 12/13, all of 1947.
Box 1B FF 8 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Puerto Rican Seminary and the expansion of the Defenders headquarters; list of bills; record of donations, 1/2/1947.
Box 1B FF 9 Prayer Circle letter mostly concerning an addition to the Defenders building at Douglas and Poplar; list of bills to be paid; record of donations, 1/18/1947.
Box 1B FF 10 Prayer Circle letter regarding the new addition being halted because of a smear campaign; record of donations, 2/3/1947.
Box 1B FF 11 Prayer Circle letter concerning the missionary in Puerto Rico; record of donations, 2/14/1947.
Box 1B FF 12 Prayer Circle letter regarding "persecution" by the Civilian Production Administration; letter sent to Mr. M. S. Verner, Jr.; list of bills to be paid; record of donations, 2/22/1947.
Box 1B FF 13 Prayer Circle letter which discusses the Civilian Production Administration and its communist ties; copies of petitions; record of donations, 2/26/1947.
Box 1B FF 14 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Civilian Production Administration being abolished and a rehashing of the Roosevelt administration; record of donations, 3/17/1947.
Box 1B FF 15 Prayer Circle letter concerning the appointment of David Lilienthal to the chair of the Atomic Energy Commission; list of ministers to whom letter was sent; record of donations, 4/5/1947.
Box 1B FF 16 Prayer Circle letter regarding radio broadcasts from Mexico; two personal letters one to Reverend Harvey Springer and one to Mr. Fred A. Rutschmann; record of donations, 5/5/1947.
Box 1B FF 17 June 6, 7, and 28, 1947 Prayer Circle letters all concerning the Defender program on the radio station XERF in Mexico; personal correspondence concerning the radio program; copies of two radio transcripts; record of donations, 6/6/1947.
Box 1B FF 18 Prayer Circle letter concerning the official end of the sedition trial; the radio program; the beginning to construction on the new building; record of donations, 7/5/1947.
Box 1B FF 19 Prayer Circle letter regarding the radio broadcasts on XERF and XEG; record of donations, 7/10/1947.
Box 1B FF 20 Prayer Circle letter regarding the radio broadcast; the need for money to get the new building project off the ground; record of donations, 8/1/1947.
Box 1B FF 21 Prayer Circle letter concerning the building project and the need for it to be finished; record of donations, 9/11/1947.
Box 1B FF 22 Prayer Circle letter about the building project and Reverend Winrod’s illness; record of donations, 10/9/1947.
Box 1B FF 23 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender building; picture of partially finished building; record of donations, 11/11/1947.
Box 1B FF 24 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender building and its expenses; record of donations, 11/11/1947.
Box 1B FF 25 Prayer Circle letter regarding a new "smear-campaign" on Reverend Winrod; attacks made in the Wichita Beacon; record of donations, 12/17/1947.
Box 1B FF 26 Prayer Circle letter concerning a new radio station that Reverend Winrod will be heard from; record of donations, 12/26/1947.
Box 1B FF 27 Missionary letters for the year 1948: 2/23, 3/16, 4/6, 4/27, 6/4, 7/2, 7/3, 9/2, 10/23.
Box 1B FF 28 Prayer Circle letter for 1948; 1/22, 1/23, 3/1, 3/3, 4/14, 5/29, 7/3, 8/6, 9/4, 10/2, 10/30, 11/20, 11/24, 12/8, 12/25.
Box 1B FF 29 Prayer Circle letter regarding a "smear campaign" by the Beacon; a letter written to Max Levand of the Wichita Beacon; record of donations, 1/22/1948.
Box 1B FF 30 Prayer Circle letter concerning L. M. Birkhead and Walter Winchell "who are making an attempt to stop preaching over the radio by Reverend Winrod and others"; two letters sent to Mrs. Flowers; record of donations, 1/23/1948.
Box 1B FF 31 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to help pay for the new building; record of donations, 2/2/1948.
Box 1B FF 32 Prayer Circle letters sent to Prayer Circle members in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma asking to help put the Defender Hour program; record of donations, 2/19/1948.
Box 1B FF 33 Prayer Circle letter concerning the "communist plot" of Birkhead and Winchell to take the Defender Hour off the air; record of donations, 2/25/1948.
Box 1B FF 33A Prayer Circle letter regarding the Anti-defamation League and its (Levand brothers) attempt to stop the work of the Defender organization; promissory note; record of donations, 3/1/1948.
Box 1B FF 34 Prayer Circle letter regarding the communist plot to take over United States and stop Reverend Winrod; Economic Council Letter, 12/15/1947; part of the Evening Star Washington, D. C., 2/5/1948; paper called "The World’s Tinderbox"; record of donations, 3/3/1948.
Box 1B FF 35 Two Prayer Circle letters both concerning the "Red underworld" and its effects on the Defender Organization; the Defender Hour being taken off the radio station; record of donations and bills, 3/24 and 4/9/1948.
Box 1B FF 36 Prayer Circle letter regarding the communist gestapo and how they forced fundamentalist preachers off the air; newspaper articles; list of donations and bills, 4/14/1948.
Box 1B FF 37 Prayer Circle letter concerning the defeat of the gestapo; the Defender Hour coming back on the air; list of bills and donations, 4/23/1948.
Box 1B FF 38 Prayer Circle letter about the cost of printing and the radio program; list of bills and donations, 5/12/1948.
Box 1B FF 39 Prayer Circle letter regarding the financial crisis of the Defender Hour; record of donations, 5/21/1948.
Box 1B FF 40 Prayer Circle letter about the communist gestapo; record of donations, 5/26/1948.
Box 1B FF 41 Prayer Circle letter regarding communism in the United States government and President Truman’s behavior; list of bills and donations, 6/17/1948.
Box 1B FF 42 Prayer Circle letter concerning Reverend Winrod trip to Washington and the communist demonstration; list of bills and donations, 6/17/1948.
Box 1B FF 43 Prayer Circle letter same as the previous letter; record of donations, 6/21/1948.
Box 1B FF 44 Prayer Circle letter concerning a showdown with Russia after the elections and disclosure of captured communist documents; list of bills and donations, 7/3/1948.
Box 1B FF 45 Prayer Circle letter similar to the previous one, also asking for help with the radio program; record of donations, 7/12/1948.
Box 1B FF 46 Prayer Circle letter concerning a spy ring of communists in Washington that Truman will not expose; personal letter from a Mr. and Mrs. Pederson; list of bills and donations, 8/6/1948.
Box 1B FF 47 Prayer Circle letter same content as the previous one; record of donations, 8/11/1948.
Box 1B FF 48 Prayer Circle letter about the uncovering of a spy ring in Washington; also a call for money for a new truck; record of donations, 9/1/1948.
Box 1B FF 49 Two Prayer Circle letters September 4 and 8, regarding the Defender Hour going back on three stations; list of bills and donations, 9/8/1948.
Box 1B FF 50 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Defender Hour and how it could influence the 1948 elections; record of donations, 9/15/1948.
Box 1B FF 51 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Kansas liquor laws ant the vote on them in the next elections; list of bills and donations, 10/7/1948.
Box 1B FF 52 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Anti-defamation League headed by the Levand brothers and its smear tactics; the Defender Hour being the defense against communism; record of donations, 10/2/1948.
Box 1B FF 53 Two Prayer Circle letters both October 30, 1948, concerning the November elections and the impact that the Defender organization has on elections; list of bills and donations, 10/30/1948.
Box 1B FF 54 Prayer Circle letter about a new paper by Reverend Winrod, "The Meaning of the Elections to Christians"; also asking for money for the Defender Hour; acknowledgment letter; record of donations, 11/6/1948.
Box 1B FF 55 Prayer Circle letter about the Defender Hour radio program; record of donations, 11/24/1948.
Box 1B FF 56 Two Prayer Circle letters both about helping a Texas printing firm to buy out a local Wichita printing firm; record of donations, 11/20/1948 and 11/24/1948.
Box 1B FF 57 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Committee on Un-American Activities; copy of Reverend Winrod’s Defender Hour address on 12/26/1948; list of donations, 12/25/1948.
Box 1B FF 57A Prayer Circle letter reaccounting the past years work in the missionary field; a calendar with a picture of Reverend Winrod; record of donations, 12/25/1958.
Box 1B FF 58 Prayer Circle letter concerning the communist organizers in the public schools; a book 100 Things You Should Know About Communism and Education; record of donations, 12/29/1948.
Box 1B FF 59 Prayer Circle letters from 1948.
Box 1B FF 60 Prayer Circle letters from 1949.
Box 1B FF 61 Prayer Circle letter regarding President Truman and his sympathies towards communism; list of bills and donations, 1/24/1949.
Box 1B FF 62 Prayer Circle letter about the persecution of preachers in Russian occupied countries; list of bills and donations, 2/19/1949.
Box 1B FF 63 Prayer Circle letter same content as the previous one; copy of a letter from Reverend Winrod while in Puerto Rico; list of bills and donations, 2/22/1949.
Box 1B FF 64 Prayer Circle letter about Europe "getting war jitters"; the work of the Defender Hour; list of bills and donations, 3/17/1949.
Box 1B FF 65 Prayer Circle letter same content as previous letter; list of bills and donations, 3/22/1949.
Box 1B FF 66 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Jewish people of America supporting communism; the Defender Hour; a flyer on the Koch treatment; record of donations, 4/2/1949.
Box 1B FF 67 Prayer Circle letter concerning socialized medicine and Dr. Fishbein suppressing Dr. Koch’s treatment; and literature from the National Physicians Committee; record of donations, 5/29/1949.
Box 1B FF 68 Prayer Circle letter asking for money for the Defender Hour broadcasts; list of bills and donations, 5/23/1949.
Box 1B FF 69 Prayer Circle letter about the Defender Hour and how the red underworld is trying to have it taken off the air; record of donations, 5/28/1949.
Box 1B FF 70 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender Hour and the need for money; record of donations, 6/22/1949.
Box 1B FF 71 Prayer Circle letter discussing the present economic crisis in the United States; the communist plot to overthrow the government; the need for money; list of bills and donations, 6/23/1949.
Box 1B FF 72 Prayer Circle letter the same as above letter; record of donations, 6/30/1949.
Box 1B FF 73 Prayer Circle letter regarding cut backs made at the Defender headquarters and also abroad; list of bills and donations, 7/19/1949.
Box 1B FF 74 Prayer Circle letter regarding a recent trip to Washington by Reverend Winrod which he learned that the nation is preparing for war against Russia; list of bills and donations, 8/18/1949.
Box 1B FF 75 Prayer Circle letter about Russia gaining the atomic bomb; Mrs. Roosevelt’s attack on fundamentalist preachers and that she is controlled by the communist gestapo; list of bills and donations, 9/27/1949.
Box 1B FF 76 Prayer Circle letter concerning Russia and the atomic bomb; the Koch treatment for cancer; two flyers for books; record of donations, 10/21/1949.
Box 1B FF 77 Prayer Circle letter discussing the idea of moving the nation’s capital so it would not be threatened by Russia; a copy of a letter sent to Commissioner Robert F. Jones of the Federal Communications Commission; record of donations, 10/22/1949.
Box 1B FF 78 Acknowledgment letters sent for donations, 1949.
Box 1B FF 79 Prayer Circle letter urgently asking for money; record of donations, 11/18/1949.
Box 1B FF 80 Prayer Circle letter regarding the "smear campaign" of Max and Louis Levand (of the Wichita Beacon); the purchasing of property for the Defender organization; record of donations; list of bills and donations, 12/12/1949.
Box 1B FF 81 Prayer Circle letter sent to Prayer Circle members in Michigan regarding the use of a Detroit ratio station for the Defender Hour; record of donations, 12/24/1949.
Box 1B FF 82 Prayer Circle letter concerning the purchasing of land for the building of a printing shop; record of donations, 12/27/1949.
Box 1B FF 83 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender Hour program; record of donations, 4/12/1949.
Box 1C FF 1 Prayer Circle letters from 1950.
Box 1C FF 2 Notes to and from Reverend Winrod about Defender Magazine subscriptions, 1950.
Box 1C FF 3 Prayer Circle letter concerning money needed for the purchase of property; how the Levands are resorting to black magic; list of bills and donations, 1/11/1950.
Box 1C FF 4 Prayer Circle letter about the financial status, especially the Defender Magazine and the Defender Hour; record of donations, 1/14/1950.
Box 1C FF 5 Prayer Circle letter warning about the new hydrogen bomb; record of donations, 2/4/1950.
Box 1C FF 6 Prayer Circle letter regarding a trip to the West Indies missionary; the financial situation of the Defender organization; list of bills and donations, 3/11/1950.
Box 1C FF 7 Two Prayer Circle letters same content as previous letter; list of bills and donations, 3/28/1950.
Box 1C FF 8 Prayer Circle letter about the need for money for a building that would house a printing press; list of bills and donations, 4/12/1950.
Box 1C FF 9 Two Prayer Circle letters both about the printing of the Defender Magazine; the Levands helping repeal the liquor law; list of bills and donations; letter from Representative Richard Nixon, 4/17/1950 and 4/27/1950.
Box 1C FF 10 Prayer Circle letter concerning the printing situation of the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 5/1/1950.
Box 1C FF 11 Prayer Circle letter regarding the printing of the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 5/3/1950.
Box 1C FF 12 Prayer Circle letter concerning a printing business which is available for sale and Reverend Winrod wishes to purchase it; list of bills and donations, 5/27/1950.
Box 1C FF 13 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to help pay the balance on the printing plant; record of donations, 6/19/1950.
Box 1C FF 14 Prayer Circle letter same as 5/27 letter; record of donations, 6/17/1950.
Box 1C FF 15 Prayer Circle letters, the same letter of 6/19; picture of printing building; record of donations, 6/22/1950, 6/23/1950, and 6/28/1950.
Box 1C FF 16 Prayer Circle letter concerning mostly the war in Korea and criticizing the Truman administration; several newspaper articles on the war; radio message by Bill Cunningham (of the Boston Herald); record of donations, 7/27/1950.
Box 1C FF 17 Prayer Circle letters from August mostly about Korea; the need for Defenders’ own printing press; record of donations, 8/9/1950 and 8/18/1950.
Box 1C FF 18 Prayer Circle letters same content as previous letters; record of donations, 8/24/1950.
Box 1C FF 19 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender Hour programs; list of bills and donations, 9/29/1950.
Box 1C FF 20 Prayer Circle letter discussing the eminent attack of the Russians; civil strife in Puerto Rico; the Defender Hour; articles about a booklet that tells how to survive an A-bomb, 11/3/1950.
Box 1C FF 21 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to help pay for a paper shipment; record of donations, 11/16/1950.
Box 1C FF 22 Prayer Circle letter regarding an "attack" made on them by the Levands; the war in Korea; the Alger Hiss case, especially the involvement of Dean Acheson; a circular sent out to the community of Wichita, newspaper articles; record of donations, 12/8/1950 and 12/11/1950.
Box 1C FF 23 Prayer Circle letters from 1951.
Box 1C FF 24 Prayer Circle letters concerning the Levands and their involvement with the State Tax Commission; record of donations, 1/5/1951.
Box 1C FF 25 Prayer Circle letter same content as the December 8, 1950 letter; a flyer promoting a book on the Koch treatment; record of donations, 1/4/1951.
Box 1C FF 26 Prayer Circle letters about the Levands and their involvement in the tax commission, specifically getting the tax commission to refuse the Defender organization a tax free status; record of donations, 1/20/1950 and 1/30/1950.
Box 1C FF 27 Prayer Circle letter concerning a book called Our Own Communists Can Cripple Us; record of donations, 3/14/1951.
Box 1C FF 28 Prayer Circle letter concerning the war in Korea and the radio program; record of donations, 4/12/1951.
Box 1C FF 29 Prayer Circle letter regarding General McArthur’s dismissal; "Who is Dean Acheson"; the need to pay a paper bill; record of donations, 5/7/1951.
Box 1C FF 30 Prayer Circle letters one concerning the missionary in Puerto Rico; the other about Christian radio programs; letter to those whose Defender Magazine subscription has expired; record of donations, 5/16/1951.
Box 1C FF 31 Prayer Circle letter about the Defender organization going to the Kansas Supreme Court to appeal the tax commission; acknowledgment letter; record of donations, 6/17/1951.
Box 1C FF 32 Prayer Circle letter regarding the supreme court case involving the Defenders and the tax commission; acknowledgment letter which contains a copy of a death threat to Reverend Winrod; record of donations, 7/12/1951.
Box 1C FF 33 Prayer Circle letter sent out a limited number of people asking for donations to help pay for a Wichita mailing; record of donations, 7/25/1951.
Box 1C FF 34 Prayer Circle letter regarding the court case involving the Defender organization and the tax commission; four page leaflet sent out in Wichita; record of donations, 8/3/1951.
Box 1C FF 35 Prayer Circle letter about the continuation of the Defender Hour; record of donations, 9/6/1951.
Box 1C FF 36 Prayer Circle letter the same content as the 9/6 letter; record of donations, 9/18/1951.
Box 1C FF 37 Prayer Circle letter concerning the eminent danger of war with Russia; the results of the tax commission case; record of donations, 10/10/1951.
Box 1C FF 38 Prayer Circle letter about the radio programs; record of donations, 10/27/1951.
Box 1C FF 39 Prayer Circle letter concerning the supreme court case; President Truman’s proposal to send an ambassador to the Vatican; record of donations, 12/12/1951.
Box 1C FF 40 Prayer Circle letters about the Levands and their part in the conspiracy against the Defenders, also involving William Maloney, Henry Gurnewald, and Charles Oliphant, 1/1/1952.
Box 1C FF 41 Prayer Circle letter that makes certain allegations such as Secretary of State Dean Acheson is a communist, Truman brought McArthur home on orders of the communists, and General Ridgeway was ordered not to win the war, 2/12/1952.
Box 1C FF 42 Prayer Circle letter about the supreme court trial and the influence the Levands have over the court, 2/18/1952.
Box 1C FF 43 Prayer Circle letter same content as 2/18; two leaflets put out by the Defender, 3/6/1952.
Box 1C FF 44 Prayer Circle letter concerning the communist plot to take over America; also mentions Dean Acheson; the tax commission case, the date for trial being moved to November, 4/16/1952.
Box 1C FF 45 Prayer Circle letter speaking about the number of pamphlets printed; the need for donations to buy more paper, 5/13/1952.
Box 1C FF 46 Prayer Circle letter regarding a threat made on Reverend Winrod’s life and the involvement of the FBI in the investigation, 6/23/1952.
Box 1C FF 47 Prayer Circle letter about the Jewish communist plot to take over the United States; he also mentions the upcoming elections, 6/30/1952.
Box 1C FF 48 Prayer Circle letter concerning what Reverend Winrod learned at a trip to Washington, D. C. about the international Jewish plot to take over the world through the United Nations, 8/22/1952.
Box 1C FF 49 Prayer Circle letter concerning the 1952 presidential elections, 9/24/1952.
Box 1C FF 50 Prayer Circle letter asking for money to help pay for a carload of paper, n.d.
Box 1C FF 51 Prayer Circle letter about the November elections and their impact; also speaks about the United Nations, 11/14/1952.
Box 1C FF 52 Prayer Circle letter concerning an attempt to stop broadcasts from XELO in El Paso, 12/24/1952.
Box 1C FF 53 Circulars sent out advertising Defender materials for 1953; record of donations, January to March, 1953.
Box 1C FF 54 Prayer Circle letter concerning an impending action to be brought against some Wichita radio stations; the purge trials in Russia against Jews; record of donations; Defender wall calendar, 2/5/1953.
Box 1C FF 55 Prayer Circle letter sent after a banquet held for the 27th anniversary of the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 3/6/1953.
Box 1C FF 56 Several promotionals two specifically for the Defender Magazine March, 1953, record of donations.
Box 1C FF 57 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Levands and their "plot to destroy the Defender organization," 5/14/1953.
Box 1C FF 58 Prayer Circle letter about the supreme court’s decision on the Defender tax case; record of donations, 4/20/1953.
Box 1C FF 59 Circular sent out to order the Defender Magazine; another circular sent for the Defender Hour, 6/8/1953.
Box 1C FF 60 Prayer Circle letter condemning the United Nations as a Tower of Babel; record of donations, 6/29/1953.
Box 1C FF 61 Prayer Circle letter same as previous letter; record of donations, 7/13/1953.
Box 1C FF 62 Prayer Circle letter about a professor J. B. Matthews who was hired by Senator McCarthy as a special investigator; record of donations; 7/16/1953.
Box 1C FF 63 Prayer Circle letter regarding the death of Louis Levand; Reverend Winrod’s hospitalization; the mortgaging of the Defender Magazine, 9/1/1953.
Box 1C FF 64 Acknowledgment letter sent out to contributors; also speaks about his daughter substituting on the Defender Hour, 10/11/1953.
Box 1C FF 65 Prayer Circle letter sent out while Reverend Winrod was on leave from the hospital; also about the radio program; record of donations, 9/23/1953.
Box 1C FF 66 Defender Magazine promotional materials; other Defender publication promotional materials, November and December 1953.
Box 1C FF 67 Prayer Circle letter regarding a "new conspiracy" aimed against the Defender organization by a "group of religious leftists"; list of bills and donations, 11/17/1953.
Box 1C FF 68 Prayer Circle letter recapitulating the Supreme Court’s decision on the Defender tax situation and asking for donations to help pay for taxes; record of donations, 12/26/1953.
Box 1C FF 69 Promotional materials for the Defender Magazine from January to April 1954; record of donations.
Box 1C FF 70 Prayer Circle letter in which Reverend Winrod expresses fear of another sedition case; record of donations, 2/3/1954.
Box 1C FF 71 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Defender missionaries in Puerto Rico and Jerusalem; record of donations, 3/3/1954.
Box 1C FF 72 Prayer Circle letter about the new missionary work in Jerusalem; promotionals for the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 3/16/1954.
Box 1C FF 73 Prayer Circle letter concerning the new facts about the hydrogen bomb and Senator McCarthy; a promissory note; record of donations, 4/8/1954.
Box 1C FF 74 Prayer Circle letter the same content as previous one; record of donations, 4/10/1954.
Box 1C FF 75 Prayer Circle letter about a treatise that Reverend Winrod wrote on the hydrogen bomb; Defender Hour radio schedule; list of books; record of donations, 5/14/1954.
Box 1C FF 76 Prayer Circle letter concerning Senator McCarthy, record of donations, 5/22/1954.
Box 1C FF 77 Prayer Circle letter regarding the possible attack of the Soviets with hydrogen bombs and communism in China; record of donations 7/16/1954.
Box 1C FF 78 Prayer Circle letter about the need to pay off a carload of paper; General Mark Clark, commander in Korea; record of donations, 8/14/1954.
Box 1C FF 79 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender Hour program in Arkansas; Gerald Winrod’s treatise, called "Modern Mongols"; record of donations, 8/27/1954.
Box 1C FF 80 Defender promotional for the Defender Magazine; record of donations, 9/20/1954.
Box 1C FF 81 Prayer Circle letter regarding the communist plot to overthrow the United States government; the communism in Hungary; Senator McCarthy; record of donations, 9/23/1954.
Box 1C FF 82 Promotion for the Defender Magazine, 10/4/1954; promotion for the Defender Bible College in Beirut. 10/4/1954; record of donations, 10/5/1954.
Box 1C FF 83 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Levand family crumbling; a pamphlet about the Levands addressed to the people of Wichita; record of donations, 11/17/1954.
Box 1C FF 84 Prayer Circle letter telling about the need for donations to pay for paper to print literature; record of donations, 12/4/1954.
Box 1C FF 85 Two Prayer Circle letters the first talking about having a new building closer to the Defender organization for printing; the other is unfinished; record of donations, 12/11/1954 and 12/16/1954.
Box 1C FF 86 Prayer Circle letter regarding the radio programs; record of donations, 12/27/1954.
Box 1C FF 87 Prayer Circle letter about the need to buy some ground for a building to house a printing center; record of donations, 1/8/1955.
Box 1C FF 88 Prayer Circle letter about the discovery of an ancient underground church near the tomb of Christ; record of donations, 2/1/1955.
Box 1C FF 89 Promotional material about books and pamphlets printed by the Defender; record of donations, 2/23/1955.
Box 1C FF 90 Prayer Circle letter regarding the Defender organization’s financial problems; record of donations, 3/9/1955.
Box 1C FF 91 Prayer Circle letter concerning some of the work being cut from the Defender programs; the new attacks being made on the Defenders; record of donations, 5/10/1955.
Box 1C FF 92 Prayer Circle letter about the need for donations to pay for paper; postcard of Defender organization; record of donations, 6/16/1955.
Box 1C FF 93 Prayer Circle letter about the missionary work in Puerto Rico; promotional for the Defender Magazine, 7/28/1955.
Box 1C FF 94 Prayer Circle letter regarding the need to pay for an addressing machine; Reverend Winrod’s trip to the Middle East and the Arab-Jewish problem; record of donations, 8/29/1955.
Box 1C FF 95 Prayer Circle letter about the radio programs; record of donations, 9/16/1955.
Box 1C FF 96 Several Defender promotionals, one for a vitamin product; record of sales, 10/12/1955.
Box 1C FF 97 Prayer Circle letter about the "Ford Fund for the Republic"; the Israeli and Arab problem; the new building for the printing press; record of donations, 11/10/1955.
Box 1C FF 98 Prayer Circle letter concerning the death of Frank V. Webb; record of donations, 12/5/1955.
Box 1C FF 99 Prayer Circle letter regarding the radio programs; a promotional for the American Mercury; record of donations, 12/7/1955.
Box 1C FF 100 Prayer Circle letter rehashing the persecution by the Levands, of the Wichita Beacon publishers; record of donations, 12/31/1955.
Box 1C FF 101 Prayer Circle letters from 1955.
Box 1C FF 102 Prayer Circle letters concerning the moving of the printing to another building; list of bills and donations, 2/15/1956.
Box 1C FF 103 Prayer Circle letter two months after Reverend Winrod’s death concerns mostly the staff at the Defender organization; record of donations, 1/10/1958.
Box 1C FF 104 Prayer Circle letter concerning Reverend Winrod and his work in the Defender organization; acknowledgment letter; record of donations, 1/20/1958.
Box 1C FF 105 Prayer Circle letter about the work of Reverend Winrod; record of donations, 2/21/1958.
Box 1C FF 106 Prayer Circle letter regarding the need for contributions to carry on the work of the Defender organization and Mrs. M. L. Flowers (MF) carrying on Reverend Winrod’s work; record of donations, 3/7/1958.
Box 1C FF 107 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender missionary work; record of donations, 4/15/1958.
Box 1C FF 108 A promotional for the Defender publications; record of donations, 5/1/1958.
Box 1C FF 109 Prayer Circle letter about paying for a carload of paper; record of donations, 5/14/1958.
Box 1C FF 110 Prayer Circle letter about the Reverend Winrod memorial; a letter about the memorial campaign subscription; record of donations, 5/20/1958.
Box 1C FF 111 Prayer Circle letter regarding the death of Dr. Edward Fehr; record of donations, 7/13/1958.
Box 1C FF 112 Prayer Circle letter sent out to people who haven’t answered a Prayer Circle letter; record of donations, 7/31/1958.
Box 1C FF 113 Prayer Circle letter concerning "the new look" of the Prayer Circle letters; the need for money to buy a new truck; record of donations, 8/18/1958.
Box 1C FF 114 Prayer Circle letter regarding Walter Reuther and the missionary work, 9/26/1958.
Box 1C FF 115 Prayer Circle letter about the need for spiritual and financial help; record of donations, 10/30/1958.
Box 1C FF 116 Prayer Circle letter about the need to pay off the loan for the paper; record of donations, 12/3/1958.
Box 1C FF 117 Prayer Circle letter regarding the resuming of the radio programs; record of donations, 2/5/1959.
Box 1C FF 118 Prayer Circle letter concerning the need to help pay for the operating costs of the Defender organization, 3/10/1959.
Box 1C FF 119 Prayer Circle letter asking for a personal reply and donations; record of donations, 4/8/1959.
Box 1C FF 120 Prayer Circle letter concerning the missionary work of the Defenders; record of donations, 4/7/1959.
Box 1C FF 121 Prayer Circle letter concerning the purchasing of land that was Reverend Winrod’s; an appeal for money; record of donations, 5/29/1959.
Box 1C FF 122 Prayer Circle letter regarding an appeal for donations; and the continuation of the Prayer Circle letters; record of donations, 5/7/1959.
Box 1C FF 123 Prayer Circle letter regarding the radio programs; record of donations, 1/9/1959.
Box 1C FF 124 Prayer Circle letter about Chinese communist atrocities; record of donations, 6/12/1959.
Box 1C FF 125 Prayer Circle letter concerning the lack of interest in the Defender organization during the summer months; record of donations, 7/20/1959.
Box 1C FF 126 An acknowledgment letter for contributions and an appeal for money to help a missionary from Puerto Rico; record of donations, 8/1959.
Box 1C FF 127 Prayer Circle letter concerning the Defender Magazine, its cost and its placement in hotels; record of donations, 9/8/1959.
Box 1C FF 128 A cover letter sent out with a copy of the Defender Magazine; record of donations, May 1960.

Series 4 ‒ Defender Correspondence

Box 2 FF 1 Report, "Defenders Town House, Inc, 922 Linwood Kansas City, Missouri," November 15, 1963.
Box 2 FF 2 Defenders Town House, Inc., April 30, 1964. Report of the building and its features.
Box 2 FF 3 From the same file as above.
Box 2 FF 4 Papers concerning the Defenders Townhouse in Kansas City. Two copies of the statement of actual operating income and expenses from combined operation as hotel and senior citizens home, January 1 to September 30, 1963.
Box 2 FF 5 Papers and correspondence concerning the Defenders Townhouse in Kansas City. This folder includes a letter of intent to buy the La Salle Hotel; a letter to Charles L. Coleman of the Federal Housing Administration from G. H. Montgomery; request for pre-application analysis of multifamily housing proposal, September 12 and 13, 1963.
Box 2 FF 6 Papers concerning the Defenders Townhouse. This folder includes a balance sheet for the Defenders of the Christian Faith and a personal financial and credit statement, September 14-30, 1963.
Box 2 FF 7 Correspondence and papers concerning the Defenders Townhouse. Some of the correspondence is from the Federal Housing Administration, October 8-October 25, 1963.
Box 2 FF 8 Correspondence concerning the Defenders Townhouse. Some of the correspondence is from the Glen Capri Motel and some from a law firm, November 12-26, 1963.
Box 2 FF 9 Papers and correspondence about the Defenders Townhouse. Included is the application for Project Mortgage Insurance and a report of the building for the Defenders Townhouse, December 1-23, 1963.
Box 2 FF 10 Correspondence about the Defenders Townhouse. Some to the letters are from and to a law firm and from the Federal Housing Administration, January 2-15, 1964.
Box 2 FF 11 Correspondence concerning the Defenders Townhouse. Some of the letters are to and from the Federal Housing Administration, February 13-29, 1964.
Box 2 FF 12 Correspondence about the Defenders Townhouse, most of which is from the Federal Housing Administration, March 3-31, 1964.
Box 2 FF 13 Correspondence from and to the Federal Housing Administration concerning the Defenders Townhouse, April 4-30, 1964.
Box 2 FF 14 Report Defenders Townhouse Inc., Board of Directors, Dr. G. H. Montgomery, President, H. R. Pearson, Jr., M. L. Flowers, R. F. Carter, Robert Thompson, April 30, 1964.
Box 2 FF 15 Papers concerning the Defenders Townhouse, May 8-30, 1964.
Box 2 FF 16 Correspondence about the Defenders Townhouse, some of which is from and to the Federal Housing project, June 22-23, 1964.
Box 2 FF 17 Correspondence concerning the Defenders Townhouse. Included are some letters from and to Robert E. Champlin, Architect; Deed of Trust note; three copies of an article from the Kansas City Times, August 4-30, 1964.
Box 2 FF 18 Papers and some correspondence about the Defenders Townhouse, February 11-22, 1963.
Box 2 FF 19 Correspondence and papers about the Defenders Townhouse. This folder includes a floor plan for a garage; Federal Housing Administration outline specifications; several pages of notes, n.d.
Box 2 FF 20 This folder contains some correspondence concerning the 1960 election convention. Included is a national convention handbook, and 1960 Defender Calendar.
Box 2 FF 21 Defender correspondence "The hour is come," November 1960.
Box 2 FF 22 Defender correspondence sent out October 1960.
Box 2 FF 23 Defender correspondence, "Red brutality," June 1960.
Box 2 FF 24 Defender correspondence concerning Hurricane Donna that struck the island of Puerto Rico, 9/9/1960.
Box 2 FF 25 Defender correspondence about statements made by Billy Graham, November 1959.
Box 2 FF 26 Defender correspondence about a member of Reverend Winrod’s family who wants to claim the seminary in Puerto Rico as personal property, January 1960.
Box 2 FF 27 Defender correspondence, "I just returned," 6/21/1960.
Box 2 FF 28 Defender correspondence, "And so God help us," October 1960.
Box 2 FF 29 Defender correspondence about Khrushchev and the need for money by the Defender organization, 10/9/1960.
Box 2 FF 30 Defender correspondence to Prayer Circle friends, Christmas and New Year’s Eve 1959; news release about Gwynne W. Davidson the new Defender president.
Box 2 FF 31 Defender correspondence "Washington officials are holding their breath," 4/5/1960; also a bill from the Graham paper company.
Box 2 FF 32 Defender correspondence "Our lives are at stake"; also other literature on John F. Kennedy and the presidential elections, 8/23/1960.
Box 2 FF 33 Defender correspondence "Prayer request," 5/17/1960.
Box 2 FF 34 Defender correspondence, June 1971.
Box 2 FF 35 Correspondence between the Defender organization and the Israel-American Institute of Biblical Studies, Inc.
Box 2 FF 36 Correspondence to and from Mansur K. Saca; also a paper called "The Invasion of Egypt" 1947-48 to 1956-57.

Series 5 ‒ Winrod Personal

Box 2 FF 37 Two pages of records of births and deaths of Winrod’s immediate family spanning the years 1845 to 1899.
Box 2 FF 38 Scrapbook from the funeral of Reverend J. W. Winrod, father of Gerald Winrod, April 1945 (?).
Box 2 FF 39 Letter from Reverend Winrod to his mother while in Cairo, n.d.
Box 2 FF 40 Personal items, "In Memoriam of Irvin B. Winrod" and greeting cards from Gerald Winrod and Frannie to Gerald Winrod’s mother for different holidays.
Box 2 FF 41 This folder includes such personal items as a guest book, photographs, old post cards, and greeting cards.
Box 2 FF 42 Photographs, possibly from the mission in Puerto Rico.
Box 2 FF 43 Photographs (some possibly family) and some miscellaneous correspondence, n.d.
Box 2 FF 44 Photographs from family (?) photo album.
Box 2 FF 45 Photographs from family (?) photo album.
Box 2 FF 46 Photographs from family (?) photo album.
Box 2 FF 47 Photographs from a mission in Latin America.
Box 2 FF 48 Photographs of Reverend Winrod.
Box 2 FF 49 Photographs of missions.
Box 2 FF 50 Six postcards sent to Gerald Winrod from A. Velonis.
Box 3 This box contains oversized personal items belonging to Reverend Winrod. The items include the diploma of Irvin Winrod from Immanuel Lutheran School, unidentified photographs, and ledger book from second Defender Contest Fund 1942.

Series 6 ‒ Defender Organization Scrapbooks and Ledgers

Box 4 Ledger books, Defender Publishers 1937-1939.
Box 5 Ledger books, Defender Publishers 1940-1942.
Box 6 Ledger books, Defender Publishers 1943-1946.
Box 7 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 1 and 2, October 1930-June 1932.
Box 8 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 3 and 4, June 1932-November 1933.
Box 9 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 5 and 6, November 1933-September 1935.
Box 10 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 7 and 8, September 1935-March 1937.
Box 11 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 9 and 10, February 1937-July 1938.
Box 12 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 11 and 12, July 1938-February 1940.
Box 13 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 13 and 14, February 1940-June 1942.
Box 13A Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 15 and 16, June 1942-April 1945.
Box 13B Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 17, 18, 19 and 20, September 12, 1943-July 1947.
Box 14 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 21 and 22, July 1947-July 1950.
Box 15 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 23 and 24, August 1950-April 1955.
Box 16 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 25 and 26, April 1955-February 1962.
Box 17 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 27 and 28, February 1962-September 1963.
Box 18 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 29 and 30, September 1963-December 1965.
Box 19 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 31 and 32, December 1965-February 1969.
Box 20 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 33 and 34, February 1969-April 1971.
Box 21 Defender Scrapbooks, Numbers 35 and 36, April 1971-September 1974.
Box 22 Defender European Scrapbook and Prayer Circle Scrapbook; both include photographs.
Box 23 Reverend Montgomery’s scrapbook.
Box 24 FF 1 Clippings to go in a scrapbook on the Vietnam War.
Box 24 FF 2 Clippings to go in a scrapbook on war preparations (Korea).
Box 24 FF 3 Clippings to go in a scrapbook on nursing homes and the elderly.
Box 24 FF 4 Clippings to go in a scrapbook on health, home and parents.
Box 24 FF 5 Clippings to go in a scrapbook on Israel and Jews-New York Bible Society.

Series 7 ‒ Writings by Winrod and Others

Box 24 FF 6 Antichrist and the Atomic Bomb, 1945.
Box 24 FF 7 Brain Building and Soul Growth, 1945.
Box 24 FF 8 Christ Within, 1929.
Box 24 FF 9 The Conflict of the Christ, 1953.
Box 24 FF 10 Communism in Prophecy, History, America, 1946.
Box 24 FF 11 Cristo En Nosotros, 1933.
Box 24 FF 12 Europe at this Minute, 1939.
Box 24 FF 13 Facts About the Bible, 1948.
Box 24 FF 14 The Great Religions of the World, 1948, and The Great Christian Pledge, 1954.
Box 24 FF 15 Hitler in Prophecy, 1933.
Box 24 FF 16 The Jewish Assault on Christianity, n.d.
Box 24 FF 17 The Keystone of Christianity, 1930.
Box 24 FF 18 The Koch Treatment Relieves Suffering, 1951, published.
Box 24 FF 18A A photocopy of the complete text of an address by Gerald B. Winrod, The Great American Home.
Box 24 FF 19 The Koch Treatment, 1951, published by Reverend Winrod.
Box 24 FF 20 Life and Letters of the Apostle Paul, 1957.
Box 25 FF 1 Martin Luther and the Reformation, 1936.
Box 25 FF 2 The New Science in the Treatment of Disease, 1950.
Box 25 FF 3 The NRA in Prophecy and a Discussion of Beast Worship, 1933, and Prayer in the Atomic Age, 1957.
Box 25 FF 4 Portals to Armageddon, 1950 and The Present International Crisis, 1939.
Box 25 FF 5 The Prophetic Destiny of the United States, 1943, and Radio Speeches on War and Peace, 1939.
Box 25 FF 6 The Red Horse, 1932, and Redeeming the Years the Locust Hath Eaten, 1932.
Box 25 FF 7 The Revealer (newspaper), October 15, 1936.
Box 25 FF 8 Talks on Sound Government, 1939.
Box 25 FF 9 Three Modern Evils, 1932 and The Truth About the Protocols, n.d.
Box 25 FF 10 Science, Christ and the Bible, 1939 (?).
Box 25 FF 11 The United Nations, A Tower of Babel, 1953; "Unmasking a Conspiracy" (2 letters); Watching Three Sermon Lectures, 1933; With Paul in Macedonia, 1935; brochure that contains an address given by Reverend Winrod, March 1953.
Box 25 FF 12 The Life of George M. Lamsa, by Tom Alyea, 1966; The Journal of the American Association of Physicians, August 1951.
Box 25 FF 13 A Sower Went Forth, by Conrad W. Bechtold, 1970, and Mum’s the Word in Russia, by George Dewey Blomgren, 1935.
Box 25 FF 14 The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ, by Lee J. Carter, n.d.
Box 25 FF 15 The Civil Rights Revolution, Mertmont publishers, 1965, and Cookbook, by Christian Medical Research League.
Box 25 FF 16 Entering the Covenant Week, 1953, and Prophetic Definitions and Charts, 1954, both by Abraham A. Becker.
Box 25 FF 17 This Man Montgomery, by M. L. Flowers, 1964, and The Christian Challenge, by Clara Gee, n.d.
Box 25 FF 18 Slave Labor in Soviet Russia, by Dr. Herman Greife, 1937; God’s Call My Answer, by Reverend Lawrence E. Griffith, n.d.; Golden Key to Bible Interpretation, by W. D. Herrstrom, 1952; Recipes From the Doctor’s Wife, by Mrs. A. J. Hetherington, 1950; How to Win the War and Save the Republic, by Congressman Clare E. Hoffman, n.d.; Secret Societies..., by George L. Hunt, n.d.
Box 25 FF 19 Natural Immunity, William F. Koch, M.D., 1939 and Rodriguez of Puerto Rico, by Geraldine Winrod Korell, 1950.

Series 8 ‒ Writings by Others

Box 26 FF 1 The Sedition Case, Lutheran Research Society, 1953.
Box 26 FF 2 Books written by and about G. H. Montgomery; I Predict, 1963; The Moon, Music, and This Mad World, 1966.
Box 26 FF 3 Books written by G. H. Montgomery; Peace, Power, Prosperity, and Protection in Perilous Times, 1965; Plan of Action!, 1964: This Man Montgomery by M. L. Flowers, 1965, in Tulga language.
Box 26 FF 4 Paul’s Letters to the Corinthians, 1961; The Talmud Unmasked, by Reverend I. B. Pranaitis, 1939.
Box 26 FF 5 The Silent Horror, by E. J. Rollings, 1939; Glimpses of the Holy Land..., by M. Lawrence Ryan, 1938.
Box 26 FF 6 ‘nGids na die Waarheid, by J. H. Saayman, n.d. in South African Dutch Language; The Amazing Story: How Archeology Proves the Bible is True, by Karl G. Sabier, 1943.
Box 26 FF 7 Marxism and Judaism, by Salluste, 1928; A Realistic Approach to the Study of Our United States Constitution, by Edward R. Sneed, 1968.
Box 26 FF 8 The Hoop of Steel, Gerald K. Smith, 1942; Termites, Reverend Harvey Springer, 1940; Stalin the Terrible, by a former Russian Commissar, n.d.
Box 26 FF 9 The Changing World Order..., by Dr. Oliver E. William, 1941; Heaven-Beyond the Sunset, by Dr. Oliver E. William, 1943; The Truth About "National Council of Churches," by Myron C. Fagan, n.d.
Box 26 FF 10 These are various Arab publications: Towards Better Understanding Between the Arab World and The United States, by Izzat Tannous, 1960; The Expulsion of the Palestine Arabs From Their Homeland, by Izzat Tannous, 1961; The Activities of the Hagana, Irgun, and Stern Bands, British Command Paper number 6873, n.d.; Arab Nationalism, by Dr. Mostafa Kamel, 1958; Statement By the Embassy of the United Arab Republic, 1960.
Box 26 FF 11 Newsletter, "The Palestine Arab Refugee," December 1958, February-June 1959, January-March 1960, May 1960, September 1960.
Box 26 FF 12 Letter sent out by the American Middle East Relief; Newsletter, Organization of Arab Students in the United States of America, October-December 1958 (?), October-December 1959.
Box 26 FF 13 Comments on the Epistles, Mrs. Gerald Winrod, 1954; "Defender Album of the Holy Land", n.d.
Box 26 FF 14 Fire by Night and Cloud by Day, 1966.
Box 26 FF 15 The Hoxsey Treatment, 1954.
Box 26 FF 16 Let’s Defend Our Heritage, 1966.
Box 26 FF 17 New Cures for Old Ailments, 1952.
Box 26 FF 18 Persecuted Preachers, 1946.
Box 26 FF 19 The Pittsburgh Trial, 1956; "Services, Tax, Savings, and You...," n.d.; a diary type of book for recording one’s life, "This is My Life"; "Throughout These Pages...," a type of calendar, 1963.
Box 26 FF 20 Defender Weekly Bible Lessons, Series 1-7, 1969 (?)/ April 4, 1971.
Box 26 FF 21 Defender Weekly Bible Lessons, series 8-16, July 4, 1971/June 3, 1971.
Box 26A FF 1 Berean Christian College Bulletin, n.d.; Marching Millions With the God of the Godless, George D. Blomgren, 1936; The Red and Yellow Peril, George D. Blomgren, 1937; A Russian-German Confederacy, Henry Buchanan, n.d.
Box 26A FF 2 Defender Chapel Songs; Defenders Manual for Employees; Defenders Seminary.
Box 26A FF 3 The Plot Against Christianity, Elizabeth Dilling, n.d.; Traitors in the Pulpit, Kenneth Goff, 1946; Flagstaff Mission to the Navajos 30th Anniversary, 1978; Festskriff til 15 ars Jubileet, n.d.
Box 26A FF 4 Mussolini and Fascism, W. D. Herrstrom, 1937; The Octopus, Reverend Frank Woodruff Johnson, 1940.
Box 26A FF 5 Gerald B. Winrod, G. H. Montgomery, 1965: Tomorrow’s World, G.H. Montgomery, 1967.
Box 26A FF 6 "Prophecy and Prayer," a report of the National Prophesy and Prayer Conference, 1940.
Box 26A FF 7 "The So-Called Sedition Case and Other Matters of Grave Importance," n.d.; Money Grows on Trees, Harvey H. Springer, 1943; Trinity College of Florida, catalog bulletin 1975-1976; Trotsky, by a former Russian Commissar, 1937.
Box 26A FF 8 "Unmasking the Civil Rights Bill," views of representatives E. E. Wills, E. L. Forrester, William M. Tuck, Robert T. Ashmore, John Dowdy, Dasil L. Whitener, n.d.
Box 26A FF 9 The Birth of a Science, Albert Wahl, 1949.
Box 26A FF 10 The Bible School Days of Billy Graham, W. T. Watson, n.d.; Christ for the Crisis, Western Regional Prophecy and Prayer Conference, 1941.
Box 26A FF 11 Western Voice (periodical), Volume 7 number 5, March 11, 1943; Who’s Who in Our Evangelical Mission Fields, 1929.
Box 26A FF 12 And So God Help Us, Dr. Art Wilson, n.d.; He That is Spiritual, by Dr. Oliver E. Williams, 1949.
Box 26A FF 13 Carry A. Nation, Hatchet Hall, 1959; book written on Communism.
Box 26A FF 13A Three pamphlets by Dr. Fred Schwarz: The Communist Interpretation of the Bible; The Heart, Mind and Soul of Communism; and The Christian Answer to Communism.
Box 26A FF 14 Tranliterajon av Bibelske Naven til Chinyabongo, a translation of Biblical names into Chinyabongo, the language of the Belgian Congo; Kortfatt Kiswaheligrammatik, both books written by Gunnerius Tollefsen, n.d.
Box 26A FF 15 Ved Melipelen, Gunnerius Tollefsen, 1938; Norsk Tidsskrift for Misjon (periodical), 1955.
Box 26A FF 16 A book written in Chinese on the Chinese philosopher Muciu 468-382 B.C.; a picture book of Rome.

Series 9 ‒ Defender Magazine

Box 27 FF 1 Defender Magazine. November 1947, January-February 1950, April 1950, May 1950, July 1950.
Box 27 FF 2 Defender Magazine. August-October 1950, May 1952, August-December 1952.
Box 27 FF 3 Defender Magazine. January-March 1953, April 1953, June-August 1953.
Box 27 FF 4 Defender Magazine. September-December 1953.
Box 27 FF 5 Defender Magazine. January-April 1954.
Box 27 FF 6 Defender Magazine. May-August 1954.
Box 27 FF 7 Defender Magazine. September-December 1954.
Box 27 FF 8 Defender Magazine. January-April 1955.
Box 27 FF 9 Defender Magazine. May-August 1955.
Box 27 FF 10 Defender Magazine. September-December 1955.
Box 27 FF 11 Defender Magazine. January-February 1956, February 1964, October 1964.
Box 27 FF 12 Defender Magazine. November 1964, September 1965, June 1967, December 1967.
Box 27 FF 13 Defender Magazine. April-November 1976, January 1977.
Box 27 FF 14 Defender Magazine. May/June 1979, April 1980.
Box 27 FF 15 Defender Magazine. May 1980-April 1981.
Box 27 FF 16 Communicare. May 1981-April 1982.
Box 27 FF 17 Communicare. May 1982-April 1983.
Box 27 FF 18 Communicare. May 1983-April 1984.
Box 27 FF 19 Communicare. May 1984-April 1985.
Box 28 Microfilm. Defender Magazine, volumes 12-50, May 1937-April 1976.
Box 29 Microfilm. Defender Magazine, volumes 51-55, May 1976-April 1981.

Series 10 ‒ Phonograph Records

Box 30 This box contains phonograph records made by Reverend Winrod. Titles: The Majesty of God/What is Christianity, The Incomparable Christ Part I/Part II, The Broken Hearted Christ Part I/Part II, Facts about the Bible Part I/Part II.

Series 11 ‒ Tracts

Box 31 FF 1 Tract titles: "The almighty God is amazed..."; "America’s liquor problem"; "And thy house"; "Are you a prayer worrier?"; "Beware, beware, beware..."; "Bob Ingersoll on liquor"; "...Bread of life"; "Busy money".
Box 31 FF 2 Tract titles: "A call to arms against communism"; "Capital punishment"; "A church in the Solomon Islands"; "Civil communist rights revolution"; "Dare to be God’s man"; "A defense of Christ’s cause"; "The divine-human nuptials"; a picture postcard of a memorial to Dr. G. H. Montgomery; "Don’t miss the Train"; "The door is open..."; "Do you call that religion?"
Box 31 FF 3 "The Defender bible reading guide"; " Defenders... handbook of information for ministers and laymen"; "Defenders...historical background..."; "A Defender hour broadcast"; "Defender program..."; "The Defender story"; "Defenders Seminary".
Box 31 FF 4 This folder contains calendars, book markers and postcards from the Defender organization.
Box 31 FF 5 "Fifty Evidences..."; "My fight with fear"; "The final oppression of Christianity..."; "For so persecuted they the prophets before you"; "For this I weep"; "George Washington’s vision..."; "God has called me"; "God has come to man".
Box 31 FF 6 "Happiness awaits you"; "Have you primed the pump?"; "Help yourself and God’s work"; "Here’s how you can be saved"; "I am sick"; "Invitation to attend the open house..."; "It grew and grew..."; "It was a pleasure."
Box 31 FF 7 "Harmageddon"; "The Jerusalem windows"; "Jesus the son of God"; "Jewish-Communism..."; "Judgment day"; "The king is naked"; "Lazy money"; "Let’s save the foundations!"; "Let’s try the swift kick..."; "Let us find ‘our own level’"; "Liquor"; "The little white assassin."
Box 31 FF 8 "Meditations"; "Me and my can opener"; "A message to the clergy"; "The miracle at Bethesda"; "Night before morning"; "No birth certificate"; "No fireplace."
Box 31 FF 9 "Our amazing bible"; "Our friends would turn over..."; "Our own war on poverty"; "the parent’s handbook on drugs"; "Plan of action..."; "Planned Christian giving"; "Plunder in the holy land"; "Progressive Revelation"; "Pulpit and the pew."
Box 31 FF 10 "Quiet moments"; "Recibireis Poder..."; "The record stands"; "Religion and communism"; "Save the children..."; "Science speaks for..."; "The shattered foundations..."; "Short course in bible marking"; "A short course in bible knowledge"; "Should we eat pork?"; "The sinner and the savior"; " Six effective ways..."; "Smart money"; "Stop the world I want to get off!"; "The stench of fascism"; "The symphony of life"; "Serving where needed."
Box 31 FF 11 "That certain something within you!"; "Thoughts on prayer"; "The touch of the master’s hand"; "To save the world"; "The trouble with..."; "The truth about ‘under cover’ and its authors."
Box 31 FF 12 "Unlock the door"; "Vital to life and spiritual truth"; "Wake up America"; "What is the Defenders movement?"; "Why doesn’t God do something?"; "Why I love Jesus"; "Windows in heaven."
Box 31 FF 13 "You can live in..."; "You don’t own your business"; "You just never know"; "A young man on fire"; "Your last will and testament"; "Your troubles are over"; "You’ve got to fight to win"; "You’ve got to give to get."
Box 31 FF 14 Two pamphlets on Philadelphia, not printed by the Defender organization.

Series 12 ‒ American Mercury

Box 32 Microfilm. American Mercury, volumes 78-93, January 1954-December 1961.
Box 33 This box contains papers and correspondence pertaining to the American Mercury.
Box 34 This box contains papers and correspondence pertaining to the American Mercury. Scrapbooks of the American Mercury are also included.

Series 13 ‒ Miscellaneous Papers

Box 35 This box contains papers and correspondence pertaining to the Arkansas Hotel Company and the Puerto Rico theological seminary.
Box 35A This box contains a stock book for the Arkansas Hotel Company.
Box 36 This box contains miscellaneous items from the Reverend Winrod collection such as old newspaper clippings and old travel brochures.

Series 14 ‒ Defender Hour Radio Program Tapes

Box 37-43 These boxes contain tapes of the Defender Hour radio programs.

Series 15 ‒ Defender Organization Materials

Box 44 FF 1 Correspondence concerning the Fremont Christian clinic in Los Angeles for the treatment of cancer, 1960.
Box 44 FF 2 Correspondence about the Fremont clinic, 1961.
Box 44 FF 3 Daily reports from missionary work beginning 1/4/1960 to 4/20/1960.
Box 44 FF 4 Daily reports from missionary work beginning 4/22/1960 to 12/30/1960.
Box 44 FF 5 Correspondence from a general Mexico file; contains some about the Defender missionary in Latin America, 1958-1959.
Box 44 FF 6 Continuation of FF 5.
Box 44 FF 7 Continuation of FF 5.
Box 44 FF 8 Correspondence concerning the missionary work in Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries also concerning Dr. R. F. Rodriguez, 1959.
Box 44 FF 9 Continuation of FF 8.
Box 44 FF 10 Continuation of FF 8.
Box 44 FF 11 Continuation of FF 8.
Box 44 FF 12 Defenders bank statements, 1951.
Box 44 FF 13 Defenders bank statements, 1951.
Box 44 FF 14 Defenders missionary department bank statements, 1951.
Box 44 FF 15 Defenders missionary department bank statements, 1951.
Box 44 FF 16 Defenders missionary department bank statements, 1956.
Box 44 FF 17 Defenders missionary department bank statements, 1956.
Box 44 FF 18 Defenders radio fund bank statements, 1951.
Box 44 FF 19 Defenders radio fund bank statements, 1954.
Box 44 FF 20 Defenders radio fund bank statements, 1956.
Box 44 FF 21 Defenders tax forms, 1954.
Box 44 FF 22 Defenders tax forms, 1955.
Box 45 FF 1 Defenders bank statements, 1952.
Box 45 FF 2 Defenders foreign missions bank statements, 12/31/1951 to 8/18/1952.
Box 45 FF 3 Defenders foreign missions bank statements, September 1952 to December 1952.
Box 45 FF 4 Bank statements for Reverend Winrod, January 1952 to December 1952.
Box 45 FF 5 Defenders radio fund bank statements.
Box 45 FF 6 Defenders home missionary bank statements, December 1951 to November 1952.
Box 45 FF 7 Defenders home missionary bank statements, 12/31/1952 to 11/30/1953.
Box 45 FF 8 Defenders radio fund bank statements, January 1953 to December 1953.
Box 45 FF 9 Defenders missionary department bank statements, January 1953 to June 1953.
Box 45 FF 10 Defenders missionary department bank statements, August 1953 to December 1953.
Box 45 FF 11 Defenders missionary bank statements, 12/31/1953 to 12/31/1954.
Box 45 FF 12 Defenders bank statements, 11/30/1953 to 11/30/1954.
Box 45 FF 13 Defenders home missionary bank statements, 10/30/1953 to 11/30/1954.
Box 45 FF 14 Defenders bank statements, 12/31/1952 to 10/30/1953.
Box 45 FF 15 Defenders home missionary bank statements, 12/31/1956 to 11/29/1957.
Box 45 FF 16 Defenders radio fund bank statements, 12/31/1956 to 11/29/1957.
Box 45 FF 17 Defender missionary bank statements, 1/25/1957 to 11/29/1957.
Box 45 FF 18 Defenders bank statements, 12/31/1956 to 11/29/1957.

Series 16 ‒ Scrapbooks

Box 46A FF 1 Trial Scrapbook #1. Contains newspaper clippings regarding the sedition trials of 1944 of suspected fascist activity; among the defendants was Gerald Winrod. Many of the clippings are water damaged, brittle, and in generally poor shape.
Box 46A FF 2 Trial Scrapbook #2. Includes newspaper clippings and excerpts concerning the sedition trials of 1944; among the defendants was Gerald Winrod.
Box 46A FF 3 Includes Winrod Prayer letters and newspaper articles (loose) regarding 1944 sedition trial, in which Gerald Winrod was a defendant. Loose from scrapbooks in Box 46A FF 1- 2.
Box 46A FF 4 War Scrapbook, 1940-1942. Includes newspaper articles regarding the war in Europe and the Pacific (World War II).
Box 46A FF 5 Includes articles from 1940-1941 regarding Charles Lindbergh’s opposition to American’s entry into the European War (World War II). Loose from scrapbook in 46A 4.
Box 46B FF 1 Includes issue of El Defensor Hispano, April 1963, and loose clippings from scrapbook in 46B 3.
Box 46B FF 2 Loose clippings from scrapbook in 46B 3.
Box 46B FF 3 Scrapbook, 1959-1960. Includes newspaper articles on many issues, some regarding communist and Soviet issues, clipped by a Press Clipping Bureau for The Defender. Some articles note the American Mercury. Many of these articles are loose and in poor condition.

Series 17 ‒ Defenders Organization Office Files

Box 47 FF 2 Guatemala, December 1961-December 26, 1962. Correspondence in Spanish and English concerning church matters at Defensors de la Fe Christiana in Guatemala, including financial reports and services. Includes bulletins from church and photograph. Correspondents include Rev. J. B. Carney, Angel Merida, Gonzalo Davila, M. L. Flower, G. W. Davidson and others.
Box 47 FF 3 Guatemala, January 9, 1963-December 26, 1963. Correspondence of Rev. Gonzalo C. Davila, Defensors de la Fe Christiana in Guatemala, concerning reports, offerings and prayers. Also included are photographs, brochures and bulletins. Correspondents include V. M. Smith, J. B. Carney and M. L. Flowers.
Box 47 FF 4 Goldwater, 1963. "Citizens for Goldwater" brochures. Newspaper clipping concerning Barry Goldwater, Wichita Eagle, July 29, 1963.
Box 47 FF 5 Contains copies of newspaper, World, dated 6/5/1962 and 6/19/1962; and magazine, Wichita This Week, 7/6/1962.
Box 47 FF 6 Correspondence concerning operation of Defenders Townhouse. Correspondents include R. F. Wilborn, Frank Ryan and M. L. Flowers. 1964.
Box 47 FF 7 Correspondence between George B. Fowler, M. L. Flowers and G. H. Montgomery concerning donation of paper from Valley Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts. 1964.
Box 47 FF 8 Correspondence between M. L. Flowers and children residing at Miracle Hill, a children's home in Wewoka, Oklahoma; Geraldine, daughter of Gerald Winrod; Wichita law firm Foulston, Siefkin, Powers, Smith and Eberhardt concerning will preparation of Mrs. J. W. Winrod and Rosetta Tolliver; and rental property. 1962-1964.
Box 47 FF 9 Dominican Republic. Correspondence, photographs and other documents concerning Defenders Theological Seminary, Puerto Rico. 1961.
Box 47 FF 10 Correspondence of M. H. Diehl concerning his Diehl Magazine Consulting Company; correspondence of Mabel (Mrs. J. W.) Winrod, M. L. Flowers; and drafts of Defenders' fund-raising letters. 1962-1963.
Box 47 FF 11 Newspaper clippings, bills, receipts and correspondence concerning subjects such as retirement homes, Defenders Townhouses, and property acquisition. 1960-1964.
Box 47 FF 12 Correspondence of George B. Dewey, Curtis W. Cannon and M. L. Flowers. 1960-1964.
Box 47 FF 13 Correspondence of Rev. Mervin E. Dent and M. L. Flowers. 1960-1961.
Box 47 FF 14 Defenders print orders, correspondence, subscritpion statistics, and political campaign poster for G. W. Davidson. 1961-1962.
Box 47 FF 15 Correspondence of Ada Coryell and G. H. Montgomery concerning contribution to support Coryell's missionary work with the deaf. Includes photograph. 1964.
Box 47 FF 16 Certificates. Registration of claim to copyright for American Mercury magazine. 1961-1962.
Box 47 FF 17 American Mercury, 1963. Newspaper and magazine clippings and correspondence concerning publication and history of the American Mercury magazine and about conservative religion and politics. 1962.
Box 47 FF 18 Correspondence concerning returned checks and refunds. Also included is a subscription list for American Mercury. 1961-1963.
Box 47 FF 19 Central Registry. Brochures and correspondence. Central Registry is division of Magazine Publishers Association. 1962.
Box 47 FF 20 Correspondence concerning Lee J. Carter and his books, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ and What About Messiah? Includes receipts, memos, correspondence, photographs and copy of What About Messiah? 1960-1962.
Box 47 FF 21 Correspondence of Lee J. Carter mainly concerning his book, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ. Also includes typescript copy of Israel's Three Great Surprises. 1962.
Box 47 FF 22 Manuscript copy of Lee J. Carter's book, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ. Includes proofreader's markings and notes to printer, not dated.
Box 47 FF 23 Correspondence and memos between J. B. Carney and G. H. Montgomery, Jose Hernandez and M. L. Flowers mainly concerning publications. 1964.
Box 47 FF 24 Cancer. Publications concerning cancer and use of Krebiozen, anti-cancer drug. 1960-1963.
Box 47 FF 25 Request received. Correspondence and legal documents concerning bequeaths to Defenders of the Faith by will. 1956-1963.
Box 47 FF 26 Book manuscripts. Includes The Defender Story, When Bombs Fall and other titles, not dated.
Box 47 FF 27 Arutunoff, A. Correspondence between Artunoff of Reda Pump, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and M. L. Flowers. Includes mention of telephone conversation between M. L. Flowers and Fred Koch of Wichita. Also contains copy of booklet by Arutunoff, "To Win the Cold War: MEP, A People-to-People Plan," 1962.
Box 47 FF 28 American Mercury. Correspondence concerning sale of magazine by Defenders and new address for the magazine. 1964. Includes two copies of American Mercury, Fall 1964 issue.
Box 47 FF 29 Africa. Correspondence between Rev. F. A. Scott of the Lighthouse Fellowship and G. H. Montgomery, concerning Scott's work in Monrovia. 1964.
Box 47 FF 30 Autobiography. Typescript autobiography of G. H. Montgomery, chapters 4-7, not dated.
Box 48 FF 1 Haiti. Correspondence between M. L. Flowers, Rev. Hellmut Tippenhauer, G. H. Montgomery and others concerning Defenders' operation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Includes photographs and other documents. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 2 Dr. Billy James Hargis. Copies of Christian Crusade magazine and newspaper clippings,. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 3 Dr. Billy James Hargis. Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, copies of Christian Crusade, and magazine articles including "Doomsday Merchant on the Far, Far Right," Saturday Evening Post, 4/28/1962. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 4 Dr. Billy James Hargis. Correspondence, press releases and other promotional material. 1962-1964.
Box 48 FF 5 Dr. Jose Hernandez. Correspondence between Hernandez of New York and M. L. Flowers and others concerning operations of Defensors de la Fe Christiana in New York and Chicago areas. Hernandez was pastor of missionary Defenders' church near New York City's Harlem district serving Spanish-speaking population. Includes broadside with photographs commemorating Defenders' 17th anniversary in New York, Chicago and Camden, New Jersey, congregations. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 6 Dr. Jose Hernandez. Correspondence between Hernandez and M. L. Flowers concerning operations of Defensors de la Fe Christiana in New York and Chicago areas. Mention of booklet, "Graphic Picture of Defender Missionary Churches in United States." Includes correspondence of Ernesto Martinez of Chicago congregation. 1963.
Box 48 FF 7 Holy Land Tour. Maps of Israel, Rome, Greece, Cairo, Athens and Jordan; guide; list of names. 1964.
Box 48 FF 8 International Bazaar. Correspondence from Defenders, Inc. concerning orders from International Bazaar of Wichita. 1962-1964.
Box 48 FF 9 India. Correspondence between Dr. Ch. Devananda Rao and M. L. Flowers and G. H. Montgomery concerning Indian Christian Crusade and missionary church of Defenders in Secunderahad City, Andhru, Pradesh, India. Includes reprint of M. L. Flowers' essay, "No Fireplace," with her photograph on cover. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 10 Jewish. Advertisements for anti-Jewish tracts and copy of anti-Jewish tract, not dated.
Box 48 FF 11 Kansas City. Correspondence between M. L. Flowers. G. H. Montgomery, Merne Randall and others concerning Defenders Townhouse in Kansas City. Includes notes, bulletins, contracts and other documents. 1963.
Box 48 FF 12 Kiplinger Washington Letter. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 13 Krebiozen. Bulletin, newspaper clippings and reprint from New York Times regarding anti-cancer drug, Krebiozen. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 14 Koch. Includes reprint of article from Journal of Social Psychology, "March of Truth on Cancer," February 1963, concerning cancer treatments of Dr. William F. Koch and others.
Box 48 FF 15 Kurdian. Includes paper written by Wichita travel agent Haig Kurdian about travel, "The Creator Has Made the World!...Come and See It"; detailed itinerary for trip to Holy Land, not dated; and exhibition catalog, "Armenian Manuscripts," about Kurdian's collection of Armenian manuscripts displayed at the University of Kansas Library, 1955.
Box 48 FF 16 Dr. George M. Lamsa. Correspondence between Lamsa of Aramic Bible Society, New York, and G. H. Montgomery, and newspaper clippings and other documents. Includes essay about Lamsa, "Why the Sower Weeps," 1964.
Box 48 FF 17 Defenders Seminary. Correspondence between J. F. Rodriguez, M. L. Flowers and others concerning Defenders Theological Seminary in Puerto Rico. Includes pledge cards of support and contributions to Seminary. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 17A Defenders Seminary. Photographs and autobiographies of students at Defenders Theological Seminary, Puerto Rico. 1962-1963.
Box 48 FF 18 Liberty Amendment Committee. Correspondence of G. H Montgomery and Willis E. Stone. Includes publication by Liberty Amendment Committee, Progress Report, 5/1/1964.
Box 48 FF 19 Liberty Lobby. Correspondence of Robert Barrow, Liberty Lobby, and M. L. Flowers, J. B. Carney and others, inter-office memos and other documents. 1964.
Box 48 FF 20 Liberty National Bank. Correspondence of Robert Gregory, Liberty National Bank, and Defenders, Inc., concerning Varitype machine. 1964.
Box 48 FF 21 Live Longer. Clippings concerning wills from various magazines including Moody Monthly, Christian Crusade, Your Good Neighbor.
Box 48 FF 22 Maguire, Russell. Correspondence of Russell Maguire, Leslie Yarbrough and M. L. Flowers concerning Defenders' acquistion of American Mercury magazine. Includes other documents and magazine clippings. 1960-1964.
Box 48 FF 23 Russell Maguire. Correspondence and other documents concerning American Mercury and its purchase by Defenders, Inc.. 1960.
Box 48 FF 24 Russell Maguire. Correspondence of Russell Maguire and Leslie Yarbrough of American Mercury and M. L. Flowers and Paul Keeling of Defenders, Inc., concerning business operations of American Mercury. 1961.
Box 48 FF 25 Russell Maguire. Correspondence of M. L. Flowers and Paul Keeling and other documents concerning business operations of American Mercury. 1962-1964.
Box 48 FF 26 Mexico. Correspondence of Rev. Pedro Juarez and M. L. Flowers concerning operations of Defensors de la Fe Christiana in Mexico. Includes reports and list of chapels operated by Defenders in Mexico. Also includes correspondence of Mae R. Royer who ran a residence for Mexican children. 1961-1963.
Box 49 FF 1 Miracle Hill. Correspondence, newspaper clippings including a 1964 series from the Daily Oklahoman, called "Crisis at Miracle Hill," inter-office memos, photograph, and operations plan for the Miracle Hill Church, dated 5/1/1963. Miracle Hill was a home for children in rural Wewoka, Oklahoma. 1963-1964.
Box 49 FF 2 Miracle Hill Clothing Acknowledgment. Letters from Defenders, Inc., acknowledging those who sent clothing for Miracle Hill to Defenders office in Oklahoma City. 1963.
Box 49 FF 3 Money Made Mysterious (book). Correspondence to and from Defenders, Inc., concerning orders and requests for the book. 1962-1963.
Box 49 FF 4 Dr. G. H. Montgomery. Correspondence of Montgomery, executive editor of Defenders publications, and others including M. L. Flowers and J. B. Carney concerning move of Defenders' headquarters to Kansas City from Oklahoma City. Includes news releases concerning move, copies of The Christian Challenge, and The Restoration Herald, manuscript of book review by Montgomery and other publications by Montgomery. 1963-1964.
Box 49 FF 5 Nasavico (National Savings Insurance Agency). Schedules, policies, financial records, drafts and proofs of forms and advertisements. Includes correspondence of J. B. Carney. 1961-1963.
Box 49 FF 6 Nasavico. Inter-office memos and correspondence of G. W. Davidson, president of Nasavico, formerly executive editor of Defenders. Includes drafts of forms and advertisements. 1963.
Box 49 FF 7 Oklahoma. Correspondence between Oklahoma City and Wichita offices of Defenders, Inc. Includes reprints, inter-office memos, book orders and other documents. 1961-1963.
Box 49 FF 8 William Opie. Correspondence concerning book orders and speaking engagements of author William Opie arranged by Defenders, Inc.. Includes photograph of Opie and copy of publication by the Torchbearers organization. 1962.
Box 49 FF 9 Gerald Pope. Inter-office memos and correspondence between Gerald Pope and M. L. Flowers, J. B. Carney and others concerning publication of Defenders magazine. Includes article concerning sale of American Mercury magazine to Defenders, Inc., in National Jewish Post and Opinion, 6/9/1961. Pope was editor of Defenders magazine. 1961-1963.
Box 49 FF 10 Harry R. Pearson. Correspondence between G. H. Montgomery and Harry Pearson and between Mrs. Pearson and M. L. Flowers. Includes operating statement of La Salle Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, and other documents. 1964. The La Salle Hotel became the Defenders Townhouse in 1964.
Box 49 FF 11 Post Office. Correspondence of United States Post Office to Defenders, receipts and statements. 1961-1964.
Box 49 FF 12 Post Office. Monthly statement from Post Office showing number of copies of second class publication mailed for Defender magazine. Includes monthly notes about circulation in Wichita, in Canada and internationally, and computations of postage. 1959-1960.
Box 49 FF 13 Post Office. Monthly statement from Post Office showing number of copies of second class publication mailed for Defender magazine. Includes monthly notes about circulation in Wichita, in Canada and internationally, and computations of postage. 1961.
Box 49 FF 14 Post Office. Monthly statement from Post Office showing number of copies of second class publication mailed for Defender magazine. Includes monthly notes about circulation in Wichita, in Canada and internationally, and computations of postage. 1962.
Box 49 FF 15 Post Office. Monthly statement from Post Office showing number of copies of second class publication mailed for Defender magazine. Includes monthly notes about circulation in Wichita, in Canada and internationally; computations of postage; and correspondence to Post Office officials regarding Defenders' mailings. 1963.
Box 49 FF 16 Rex Rains. Correspondence concerning sale of real estate at 2515 East First Street, Wichita (home of Mabel Winrod, Gerald Winrod's mother), receipts and escrow agreement for property. 1963.
Box 49 FF 17 Dr. Delmar M. Randall. Correspondence from Merne Randall, wife of Dr. Randall, to M. L. Flowers concerning operation of Blue Hills Townhouse in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes brochure and report about Blue Hills Townhouse with offer to purchase by Defenders, Inc.. 1963.
Box 49 FF 18 Ralph W. Rusthoi. Correspondence between Ralph Rusthoi, M. L. Flowers and J. B. Carney concerning publication of Rusthoi's Handbook for Christian Workers, Soul Winning Course. Includes invoices and inter-office memos. 1961-1963.
Box 49 FF 19 Sunrise Hill (home for children). Correspondence of G. H. Montgomery concerning the Sunrise Hill project and the Miracle Hill children's home. Includes questionnaires about the Sunrise Hill project. 1962-1963.
Box 49 FF 20 Mrs. LaVona Thompson. Letter from G. H. Montgomery and M. L. Flowers concerning Tulsa Christian Deaf Center, May 19, 1965.
Box 49 FF 21 Charles E. Thurston. Correspondence from M. L. Flowers to Thurston concerning payments on air conditioner and rent for Defenders' office at 451-455 North Main, Wichita. Includes seven-year lease agreement for building. 1955-1962.
Box 49 FF 22 Senior Citizens. Bulletins concerning housing and nursing homes.
Box 49 FF 23 Times Journal. Inter-office memos and correspondence between J. B. Carney, Gerald Pope, Shackleford and M. L. Flowers concerning the use of T-J Publishing Company for some Defenders' publications. 1963.
Box 49 FF 24 Townhouse Correspondence. Correspondence and inter-office memos between G. H. Montgomery, J. B. Carney and Montgomery's son, William O. Montgomery, concerning Townhouse operations. Includes draft and final copies of letter from G. H. Montgomery to Charles Coleman describing current conditions and plan of operations for Defenders Townhouse, 10/15/1963. Also includes notice of board meeting for 10/15/1963; policy changes at Townhouse written by G. H. Montgomery, 11/21/1963; solicitation letter for new residents of Townhouse by M. L. Flowers; Defenders Townhouse stationery and forms; and eviction letters. 1963-64.
Box 49 FF 25 Townhouse Correspondence. Correspondence, news releases, newspaper clippings, bulletins and other documents. Includes news release, "Defenders to refurbish La Salle Hotel," date? Also includes ten-year plan of debt repayment and income; financing and plan of operation detailed in letter from G. H. Montgomery to Federal Housing Administration; resume of occupancy, December 1963-February 1964; list of residents; form letter concerning Townhouse concept; form for medical evaluation of residents; letter from Earl Allee, manager of Townhouse, to G. H. Montgomery, concerning remodeling suggestions. 1963-1964.
Box 49 FF 26 Townhouse Ideas. Bulletins and brochures mainly concerning Presbyterian-sponsored senior citizens homes. Includes brochure for La Salle Hotel before it became Defenders Townhouse. 1964.
Box 49 FF 27 Townhouse Ideas. Newspaper clippings concerning retirement homes and senior citizens.
Box 50 FF 1 Carter Book. Inter-office memos of J. B. Carney to M. L. Flowers concerning publication of Lee Carter's book. Includes notes and copy of page 131 from book. 1962.
Box 50 FF 2 Carter Book. Two sets of galleys of book, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ; one set includes author's corrections.
Box 50 FF 3 Carter Book. Printed drafts of page from book, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ, including proofreader's marks.
Box 50 FF 4 Carter Book. Complete draft copy of book, The Nearness of the Second Coming of Christ.
Box 50 FF 5 Jason Matthews. Correspondence concerning sale of American Mercury magazine by Defenders, Inc., to Jason Matthews and Associates, McAllen, Texas. Includes letters from subscribers, and form letter from J. B. Carney of Defenders to American Mercury subscribers concerning sale effective 11/1/1962. 1962-1963.
Box 50 FF 6 Jason Matthews. Correspondence and inter-office memos concerning sale of American Mercury magazine by Defenders, Inc., to Jason Matthews and Associates, McAllen, Texas. Includes letters from subscribers, and form letter from J. B. Carney of Defenders to American Mercury subscribers concerning sale effective 11/1/1962. Also includes copy of compromise agreement between Defenders and Matthews regarding address plates, 2/14/1963. 1963.
Box 50 FF 7 Original Defenders Statement of Faith on plaque presented to Defenders by Melvin Landes, May 17, 1977.
Box 50 FF 8 Correspondence between M. L. Flowers and Maurice Natenberg, author of booklet, "The First Communist," and copy of booklet, 1962. Letter to M. L. Flowers from William L. Kelley concerning G. H. Montgomery's death, 1966.
Box 50 FF 9 Medical reports verifying inoculations against small pox and typhoid for Gerald and Frances Winrod. 1950-1956.
Box 50 FF 10 Bulletin in Spanish from Defensors de Rio Piedros, dated April, no year given.
Box 50 FF 11 Winrod-Tolliver. Correspondence from Geraldine, daughter of Gerald Winrod, to her grandmother, Mrs. J. W. Winrod and housemate Rosetta Tolliver. Includes tax receipts and other financial documents concerning residence and retirement benefits of Tolliver and Winrod. 1963-1964.
Box 50 FF 12 Roy Woodall. Correspondence between G. H. Montgomery and Roy Woodall concerning publications, political views and publication ideas. 1964.
Box 50 FF 13 Correspondence of Leslie J. Yarbrough, M. L. Flowers, Russell Maguire and others concerning Defenders' acquisition of American Mercury magazine and its publication schedule. Includes receipts and telegrams regarding same. 1960-1961.
Box 50 FF 14 Will Ideas. Correspondence to M. L. Flowers and her replies regarding making a Christian will. 1963.
Box 50 FF 15 Copy of booklet, "Her Story: The Story of the Life and Work of Mrs. M. L. Flowers" as told by Dr. Hart R. Armstrong. 1981.
Box 50 FF 16 Issues of Defender Magazine, January-April 1981, and issues of Communicare, successor to Defender Magazine, May-July 1981 and July-August 1986. Includes information about M. L. Flowers' January 1981 death, change of name for magazine and organization, and relocation of office to 6436 North Hillside Street in Wichita.
Box 50 FF 17 Issue of Hart Armstrong's Devotional Letter for July 1986.

Series 18 ‒ Publications

Box 51 FF 1 The Defender. April, 1926 - April, 1928.
Box 51 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1928 - April, 1930.
Box 51 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1930 - April, 1931.
Box 51 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1931 - April, 1932; Spanish Issues: October, 1931; December, 1931; February, 1932.
Box 51 FF 5 The Defender. May, 1932 - April, 1933; Spanish Issues: January, 1933; April, 1932; June, 1932; August, 1932.
Box 52 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1933 - April, 1934; Spanish issues: March-April, 1933; January, 1934; April, 1934.
Box 52 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1934 - April, 1935.
Box 52 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1935 - April, 1936.
Box 52 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1936 - May, 1937.
Box 53 FF 1 The Defender. April, 1937 - May, 1938.
Box 53 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1938 - April, 1939.
Box 53 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1939 - April, 1940.
Box 54 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1940 - April, 1941.
Box 54 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1941 - April, 1942.
Box 54 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1942 - April, 1943.
Box 54 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1943 - April, 1944.
Box 55 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1944 - April, 1945.
Box 55 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1945 - April, 1946.
Box 55 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1946 - April, 1947.
Box 55 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1947 - April, 1948.
Box 56 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1948 - April, 1949.
Box 56 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1949 - April, 1950.
Box 56 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1950 - April, 1951.
Box 56 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1951 - April, 1952.
Box 57 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1952 - April, 1953.
Box 57 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1953 - April, 1954.
Box 57 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1954 - April, 1955.
Box 57 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1955 - April, 1956.
Box 58 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1956 - April, 1957.
Box 58 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1957 - April, 1958.
Box 58 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1958 - April, 1959.
Box 59 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1959 - April, 1960.
Box 59 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1960 - April, 1961.
Box 59 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1961 - April, 1962.
Box 59 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1962 - April, 1963.
Box 60 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1963 - April, 1964.
Box 60 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1964 - April, 1965.
Box 60 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1965 - April, 1966.
Box 61 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1967 - April, 1968.
Box 61 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1968 - April, 1969.
Box 61 FF 3 The Defender. May-June, 1969 - April, 1970.
Box 61 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1970 - April, 1971.
Box 61 FF 5 The Defender. May, 1971 - April, 1972.
Box 62 FF 1 The Defender. May, 1972 - April, 1973.
Box 62 FF 2 The Defender. May, 1973 - April, 1974.
Box 62 FF 3 The Defender. May, 1974 - April, 1975.
Box 62 FF 4 The Defender. May, 1975 - April, 1976.
Box 62 FF 5 The Defender. May, 1976 - April, 1977.
Box 62 FF 6 The Defender. May, 1978 - April, 1979.
Box 62 FF 7 The Defender. May, 1977 - April, 1978.
Box 62 FF 8 El Defendor. March, 1939 - May, 1940. Spanish language issues.
Box 62 FF 9 American Mercury. January - June, 1953.
Box 62 FF 10 American Mercury. July - December, 1953.
Box 63 FF 1 American Mercury. January - June, 1957.
Box 63 FF 2 American Mercury. July - December, 1957.
Box 63 FF 3 American Mercury. January - June, 1958.
Box 63 FF 4 American Mercury. July - December, 1958.
Box 63 FF 5 American Mercury. January - June, 1959.
Box 63 FF 6 American Mercury. July - December, 1959.
Box 64 FF 1 American Mercury. July - December, 1960.
Box 64 FF 2 American Mercury. 1961.

Series 19 ‒ Tapes of Radio Programs

Box 65 Tapes of Radio Programs, 1-16.
Box 66 Tapes of Radio Programs, 17-29.
Box 67 Tapes of Radio Programs, 31-45.
Box 68 Tapes of Radio Programs, 46-60.
Box 69 Tapes of Radio Programs, 61-78.
Box 70 Tapes of Radio Programs, 79-130.
Box 71 Tapes of Radio Programs, 132-206.