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Reverend J.H. Jackson papers
Reverend Joseph H. Jackson (1900-1990) was a missionary, pastor, diplomat, scholar, an outspoken Republican, and an African American Baptist leader during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Jackson was the pastor at Olivet Baptist Church on Chicago’s South Side from 1941-1990, and president of the National Baptist Convention (NBC) from 1953-1982. Before his tenure at Olivet Baptist Church,
Bruce Washington papers
Correspondence, photographs, and personal papers of Bruce Washington, an African American World War I veteran. Included are event programs from the Bethel A.M.E. Church on Dearborn Street in Chicago (Ill.), of which Washington was an active member, and magazines from the 1920s and 1930s, including six issues of The Crisis.
Rev. J. H. Jackson visual materials
The Rev. J. H. Jackson visual materials contains black and white and color photographs and negatives from ca. 1920 until 1986. It contains special events Jackson attended and spoke at, including several of the Annual National Baptist Conventions and anniversary celebrations as pastor of Olivet Baptist Church, as well as Jackson with public figures such as former president Lyndon B.
Olivet Baptist Church Records
Ledgers, minutes, scrapbooks, correspondence, sermons, and other records of Olivet Baptist Church based at 3101 South King Drive, on Chicago's South Side. The collection includes writings by and about Olivet's famous ministers: Dr. L. K. Williams (1916-1940) and Dr. J. H. Jackson (1941-1990); ledgers listing members; minutes and other records of its missionary efforts, which reached out to other African
Archibald J. Carey papers
Correspondence and other papers relating to Carey's activities as a lawyer, politician, and alderman (1947-1955) of the 3rd ward in Chicago; member (1955-1961) of the President's Committee on Government Employment Policy; and pastor of Quinn Chapel (African Methodist Episcopal Church). Collection includes papers of his father, Bishop Carey. Topics include the younger Carey's 1949 efforts to have the Chicago City