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Bowden Family, Melvin. Papers

Repository: Hope College. Joint Archives of Holland

Collection Description (Extant): Chicago area African-American family that located to the West Olive area in 1956 to raise blueberries, black angus cattle, and eventually open a service station on Butternut Drive. Collection includes photographic slide copies of original photographs of the Melvin Bowden family of Chicago, Illinois, and West Olive, Michigan, areas from the 1950s-2003, 50th Anniversary Booklet for the Full Gospel All Nations Pecostal Church (1998), and an oral history interview (transcript and CD) given by Grace Bowden in March 2003.

Date(s): 1950s-2003

Existing IDs: H03-1484

Extent: 1 folder; transcript, CD

Language: English

Interviewees: Grace Bowden

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American churches--Michigan
African American farmers
African Americans--Illinois
African Americans--Michigan

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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