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First Congregational Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Site Id: 24.3.3
Rating: 1 star
Address: 500 8th Avenue SE
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.98498, -93.24276
Tiffany 1910: Page 76
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Page 47
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1886-1888 [WIKI]
Architect: Warren Howard Hayes [WIKI]
Also of interest: 1901 Hope and Faith windows by Walter Janes [NYT1901, MT1901]

Site Items

24.3.3.1: ornamental windows (Removed)
24.3.3.2: Decker Memorial Window: Angel Holding Scroll (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
24.3.3.3: Johnson Memorial Window: By Still Waters (1923) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 24.3.3.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 76
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Page 47
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: At some point these windows were removed and replaced with tinted glass [ORG]

Item 24.3.3.2

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Decker Memorial Window:  Angel Holding Scroll
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Decker Memorial Window
Theme: Angel Holding Scroll [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 76
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [MJ1900, MJ1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Marie Elise Decker (1861 - 25 May 1899) [MJ1900, MJ1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her husband, Wilbur Fisk Decker [MJ1900, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1900 [MJ1900]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God [MJ1900]
In loving memory of Marie Elsie Decker [MJ1903]
Category: Angel

Item 24.3.3.3

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Johnson Memorial Window:  By Still Waters
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: By Still Waters [ORG]
Description: landscape [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Luther Gage Johnson (13 Nov 1813 - 11 Aug 1897) and Cornelia Eliza Morrill Johnson (6 Dec 1824 - 18 Aug 1901) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: bequest in will of their daughter-in-law, Effie Richardson Johnson [DMR1919, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: 1923 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / NOVEMBER 13, 1813 LUTHER G. JOHNSON AUGUST 11, 1897 / AND / DECEMBER 6, 1824 CORNELIA E. JOHNSON AUGUST 18, 1901 / "HE LEADETH ME BESIDE THE STILL WATERS." [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
History: The window was removed and put into storage in 1956 to make room for other windows to be installed, and was rediscovered in the 1960s in the church's coal bin, and re-installed in its present location (on an interior wall) [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 has a photo of the window, p. 55, fig. 42 [DUNC1980]

References

DMR1919: The Des Moines Register (16 Jun 1919, p. 3)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MJ1900: The Minneapolis Journal (3 Feb 1900, p. 5)
MJ1903: The Minneapolis Journal (21 Nov 1903, p. 6)
MT1901: The Minneapolis Tribune (7 Jul 1901, p. 8)
NYT1901: New York Times (21 Jun 1901, p. 6)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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