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Joseph Raspberry collection.

Title
Joseph Raspberry collection.
Author
Raspberry, Joseph,
Publication
1924-2004.
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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advance Sc MG 913 box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

Details

Additional Authors
Raspberry, Beldon.
Description
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects
Source (note)
  • Received from the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division, December 2015.
Call Number
Sc MG 913
Author
Raspberry, Joseph, creator.
Title
Joseph Raspberry collection.
Production
1924-2004.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Summary
This collection consists mostly of professional matter on Joseph Raspberry and his son, Beldon Raspberry. The Joseph Raspberry material contains sermons, clippings, church programs, certificates, and a memorial book. The Beldon Raspberry material includes his theological seminary application, printed matter, playscripts, and a notebook. Additionally, there are programs from other AME Churches and material related to the Brooklyn-Westchester Annual Church School Convention program.
Joseph Raspberry was born on December 14, 1901, in Green County, Alabama. Both Joseph Raspberry and his son, Beldon Raspberry, were pastors for the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. Joseph served as pastor in various Michigan and Canadian churches, including Baber Memorial AME Church in Detroit and Lewis Chapel, in Albion, Michigan. Beldon served as the artistic director of the Bridge Street Players, Bridge Street AME Church, Brooklyn, New York, and pastor of Grace AME in Staten Island, New York.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Materials Separated from the Resource: Transferred to the Photographs and Prints Division: photographs
Source
Received from the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division, December 2015.
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Added Author
Raspberry, Beldon.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 913
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