Negro Churches - Baptist Churches

Title

Negro Churches - Baptist Churches

Subject

Baptist church meeting places

Description

This is a photograph of a Baptist church, which likely served as more than simply a place of worship. During this time period, Baptist churches doubled as meeting places for conventions and other gatherings for blacks. It was a place in which the community was able to discuss prevalent issues both religious and secular.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Date Created

1899

Format

Photograph

Rights Holder

The Library of Congress

Files

baptistchurchhousen.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Negro Churches - Baptist Churches,” Inbetween Peoples, accessed October 16, 2019, https://as205.omeka.net/items/show/196.

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