All Along the Watch Tower: The First Jehova’s Witnesses April 5, 2013

  Portraits of Charles Taze Russell (1852-1916),  founder of the Society They first called themselves the Zion’s Watch Tower Tract Society and they were the earliest incarnation of what are now known as the Jehova’s Witnesses. Portrait taken at the 1893 Watch Tower Convention in Chicago (the first major convention) which includes 76 members of the Society Just like today’s door-knocking Jehova’s Witnesses their main purpose was in the publication and distribution of religious tracts. …

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