Abolition Church and Richard Allen might be related to The Times of Richard Allen which was created alongside the Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 exhibition [Exhibition Records 03-036]. The exhibition explored the growth and central role of African American churches during the 18th- and 19th-centuries in the eastern United States: Boston, Savannah, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond. The exhibition was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988.
Abolition Church and Richard Allen includes the following music selections: Documentary Themes A-E, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Onward Christian Soldiers, and Solemn Hymn.
Instrumental music. Might be part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Dated 19871006.
Abolition Church and Richard Allen, Exhibition Records AV03-036, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American churches
Jacob's ladder (Biblical dream)
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu