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Dupree Collection of the African American Holiness and Pentecostal Movements Collection

Subject:
International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Creator:
DuPree, Sherry Sherrod, 1946-
Type:
Collection description
Black dolls
Dolls
Quilts
Toys
Place:
United States
Description:
African American Pentecostal Holiness Church Collection consists of patchwork quilts and dolls - wooden, cloth, plastic, and straw. The quilts were "slave quilts" or quilts used by gospel groups on concert tours. Most of the dolls were made by members of Pentecostal denominations as fundraisers.
Related archival collection: Sherry Sherrod DuPree collection on the African-American Holiness and Pentecostal movements, which dates from circa 1887-2001, contains materials relating to the history of African-American Holiness and Pentecostal movements. Included are newsletters, correspondence, brochures, fliers, magazines, VHS tapes, articles, newspaper clippings, slides, manuscripts, photographs, books, financial documents, audiocassettes, compact discs, diskettes, DuPree's research files, and other materials. A copy of DuPree's book "African-American Holiness Pentecostal Movement: an Annotated Bibliography," which was based on the research in this collection, is also present. Contact the Archivist for more information.
Sherry Sherrod DuPree is a librarian and historian whose research focuses on African-American gospel music and African-American Pentecostal churches. She was the founder and organizer of the DuPree African-American Pentecostal and Holiness Collection at the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. DuPree began the National African American Holiness Pentecostal Project, during the course of which she received several grants to fund her work. 1988, DuPree was appointed by Dr. Wilma Hughey to the Archival Historical Committee of The Church of God in Christ, Memphis, Tennessee. In 1995, DuPree became the Archivist of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Detroit. In March of 1998, she was elected Second Vice-President in the Society for Pentecostal Studies.
Archival Materials:
Sherry Sherrod DuPree collection on the African-American Holiness and Pentecostal movements, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Sherry Sherrod DuPree.
Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Pentecostal_Holiness_Church
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentecostalism
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holiness_movement
Topic:
African American Pentecostal churches
African Americans
Church history
Holiness movement
Pentecostal churches
Pentecostalism
Social life and customs
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Anacostia Community Museum

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