Creator

Date Original

1965 September 19

Description

This collection contains a program from the corner laying ceremonies for the First Unit of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church at Sixth and Izard Streets in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) was founded in Philadelphia. The first AME congregation in Arkansas was under the leadership of Reverend Nathan Warren. The first church was dedicated as the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1875 and was located at the corner of 9th Street and Broadway in Little Rock.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.072.006

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church program, SMC.072.006

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church program, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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