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A charge to keep: the story of Hall's Chapel AME Church

Repository: Bethel College. Kauffman Museum

Collection Description (CRHP): Interviews with members of Hall's Chapel AME Church, an African American congregation with more than 100 years history in Newton, Kansas. Among other topics, interviewees detail their civic and service activities in Newton, including Afrocentric Days to celebrate the contributions of African Americans.

Origin Info: Principal funding for this project was provided by the Kansas Humanities Council.

Access Copy Note: Excerpts from some interviews are available online at the collection URL.

Collection URL: http://www.bethelks.edu/kauffman/Collaborations/HallsChapel/index.html External Link

Date(s): 2005

Digital Status: Yes

Language: English

Interviewees: Hank Harvey, Sammie Simmons, Veronica Thaw, Sylvia Kelly, Winifred Garnett

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

Subjects:

African American churches--Kansas
African Americans--Civil rights--Kansas
African Americans--Kansas
African Methodist Episcopal Church

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings

 

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