A rare photographic portrait likely of early Church leader Oliver Cowdery, discovered in the Library of Congress collection seven years ago, has now been digitally restored and colorized by a Church history enthusiast.
May 1829 - Joseph Smith & Oliver Cowdery received the Aaronic Priesthood from John the Baptist along the banks of the Susquehanna River, near Harmony, Pa. (see D The two baptized one another, as instructed.
missionaries - Parley P. Pratt, Ziba Peterson, Oliver Cowdery and Peter Whitmer are called to preach the Lamanites. Section 32 of the Doctrine Covenants
Few may realize just how important Oliver Cowdery was to the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Indeed, he was even prophesied centuries before by Nephi and Moroni. Learn more about the history and importance of Oliver Cowdery. Image: Oliver Cowdery retouching and colorization by Bryce M Haymond https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/how-important-was-oliver-cowdery-in-bringing-forth-the-book-of-mormon #BookofMormon #JosephSmith #Mormon #LDS #ShareGoodness