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11th Provincial Conference Church Workers Among Colored People, 3rd Province. Oct, 9-11 1935, Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view 11th Provincial Conference Church Workers Among Colored People, 3rd Province. Oct, 9-11 1935, Wash. D.C. [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Defender
Subject:
Conference of Church Workers Among Colored People
Episcopal Church
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [10" x 20"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1935
October 9-11, 1935
1930-1940
1930-1950
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American nuns
African American clergy
African American churches
African Americans
Local number:
Box TBN9
AC0618.004.0001333.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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