11th Provincial Conference Church Workers Among Colored People, 3rd Province. Oct, 9-11 1935, Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Conference of Church Workers Among Colored People
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [10" x 20"]
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Banquet camera photographs
October 9-11, 1935
Founded as the Convocation of the Colored Clergy by John Peterson, the Conference of Church Workers Among Colored People, as it was later known, worked to stop segregation in the Episcopal Church and to promote African American religious participation and education. The Conference continued until the mid-1960s. "The Black Experience within the Episcopal Church. A Chronological Study with Recommendations for Growth", Kathleen A. McAdams, MDiv Candidate, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, September 1998.
Posed group of men and women seated and standing in rows on the lawn in front of a building, possibly a church. Amongst the group are nuns and members of the clergy. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". "DEFENDER SAFETY BASE" edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History