African American Organizations and Leaders: Churches, Detroit
Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- Bethel A.M.E. Church records, 1897s-1990s
- 0.2 linear ft. and 2 oversize items; 2 microfilm reels
Microfilmed materials include quarterly conference reports; record books with lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and related information; minute books of trustees and various church groups. Original materials include historical and background information; inaugural address of pastor Joseph L. Roberts; biographical sketch of pastor William H. Peck; and photographs.
The photographs (mainly copyprints) include portraits of pastors Joseph Gomez, Joseph L. Roberts, and Norman V. Osborne; also photos of church building and of church services and groups.
Hammond Church of God in Christ (Detroit, Mich.)
- Hammond Church of God in Christ records, 1964-1989
- .3 linear ft.
Church and Sunday school account books detailing money offerings; bylaws and other organizational records; brief history; publications and other mailings; and photographs.
Snapshots of choir, pastor, and exterior of church building.
Hartford Memorial Baptist Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- Hartford Memorial Baptist Church records, 1922-[ongoing]
- 17 linear ft.
Detroit, Michigan, African American church.
Files concern church governance and policies; church committees and other organizations; and church events, celebrations, and services; also include publications and topical files with information on pastors Charles Hill and Charles Adams.
Second Baptist Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- Second Baptist Church records, 1911-1989,
- 14 microfilm reels
Annual reports, financial records, histories, minutes of advisory board meetings, pastoral correspondence, annual and quarterly publications, and weekly bulletins; include files of pastors Robert L. Bradby, Sr. and Allan A. Banks, Jr. detailing in part their efforts in finding employment for members of Detroit's black community, especially with the Ford Motor Company; and photographs.
Photograph of church exterior, 1920; photograph of gym class, 1912, and of servers at church banquet, 1916.
Shiloh Baptist Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- Shiloh Baptist Church records, ca. 1920-2003.
- 1 linear ft.
Church also called Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.
Church history, celebratory and obsequy programs, clippings, and notebooks of materials accumulated during the pastorates of R. B. James, Solomon David Ross and William H. Crews.
St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church records, 1884-1997.
- 12.5 linear ft.
Church formed in 1971 from the merger of two Detroit, Michigan, Episcopal parishes.
Historical and informational files; vestry minutes and treasurer's records; records of church organizations; publications and church bulletins; subject files; scrapbooks; and photographs.
Photos of church buildings, member activities, and church leaders.
St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (Detroit, Mich.)
- St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church records, 1920s-[ongoing]
- 6 linear ft.
Correspondence, administrative files, Sunday bulletins, and topical files relating to the activities of the church and its pastors, most notably William Hilliard and William C. Ardrey.