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First Church of Deliverance photographs

Includes photographs related to the First Church of Deliverance, an African American church with at least two locations at 4633 South State Street and 3363 South Indiana Avenue in Chicago (Ill.). Primarily includes portraits of people associated with the church, including Reverends Clarence H. Cobbs and Mattye B. Thornton, and Edward Bolden, Harold Caldwell, Frances Hutto, and Ralph GoodPasteur. Also

Fuqua Family papers

The papers of Carl A. Fuqua, his wife Doris, and Mildred Fuqua Wilson, his sister, are intermixed. Carl Fuqua was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and served as pastor for five churches in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and Chicago. Carl attended Morehouse College, George Williams University, and Garrett Theological Seminary. In the 1960s, he served

John Eber Hester papers

Joseph Logsdon papers

The papers consist of Logsdon's typed dissertation submitted to the University of Chicago for a master of arts in social sciences. The dissertation traces the Rev. Archibald J. Carey and his impact on politics in Chicago.

Marcus H. Morgan papers

Marcus H. Morgan (1920- ) was a minister with the Church of God and longtime pastor of the Emerald Avenue Church of God in Chicago. Morgan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he attended Pittsburgh Public Schools and graduated with honors in 1940. In 1942, he married Eanistine J. Cuff. Morgan entered the Christian Ministry on September 1, 1946 and

Olivet Baptist Church Photograph Collection

Olivet Baptist was known as the world's largest Protestant congregation during the pastorates of Drs. L.K. Williams (1916-1940 )and J.H. Jackson (1941-1990), who also served as presidents of the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. (NBC), which was known as the world's largest organization of African Americans. Jackson was an outspoken conservative leader during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and

Rev. Al Sampson papers

Rev. Albert Sampson, ordained by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was active in the 1960s civil rights movement. He is the pastor of Fernwood United Methodist Church.

Rev. George Martin papers

The papers of Rev. George Martin, D.D., an A.M.E. minister originally from Kansas City, Missouri, were donated by his daughter, Chestine Warfield Allen. Martin was sent to serve A.M.E. congregations in the Pacific Northwest in 1916, and was a pastor in Portland, Seattle and Spokane. He later returned to Kansas City as a pastor, and was influential in the A.M.E.

Reverend Addie Wyatt and Reverend Claude Wyatt Papers

Addie Wyatt was born Addie Loraine Cameron on March 8, 1924, the second child to Ambrose and Maggie Cameron in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Ambrose Cameron, born either in Mississippi or Louisiana, was a tailor in a pressing shop. Her mother Maggie Cameron, a teacher, was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Ambrose’s mother, Adeline Cameron, a mid-wife, also lived with the family and

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,