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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Printed by:
Inquirer Printing Establishment, American, 1870s - 1880s  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 5/8 × 6 in. (24.4 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
handbills
Place used:
Setauket, Suffolk County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1884
Description:
Handbill advertising a benefit event for A.M.E. Zion Church Stony Brook and its pastor Rev. Thomas C. Johnson. The small flier has black printed text on a white background. The text begins [Zion Sons and Daughters, Awake!] with an invitation to [A Grand / Punch Card Entertainment / AND / APPLE DUMPLING FEAST AND FESTIVAL]. The event is scheduled at the house of Brother Abraham Tobias on October 29th, 1884. The bottom has a list of trustees and a note about the church's quarterly meeting. The reverse is blank.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Communities  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.40.63
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.40.63