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Title

First Baptist Church

Subject

Baptist Church
Stained Glass Structures
African American Spirituality
Black Churches
Colored Charlotte

Description

Image of the original Structure of First Baptist Church. Organized by former slaves in June 1867, First Baaptist Church is Charlotte;s frist African American Baptist church. The sanctuary, located at 1020 South Church Street, was dedicated in September, 1911, and demolished in 1977.

Creator

Colored Charlotte: Souvenir: Fiftieth Anniversary, Freedom of the Negro, Charlotte, North Carolina

Source

African American Collection. Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Publisher

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Date

2010

Contributor

India Deena Solomon
Group 4

Rights

The digital reproductions on this site, from materials held by, Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, are provided to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte students, faculty and staff, and other researcher who visit the site, for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. Further distribution and/or any commercial use of works from this site is strictly forbidden without the permission of Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

black and white still image

Coverage

Charlotte, NC
1915

Files

Citation

Colored Charlotte: Souvenir: Fiftieth Anniversary, Freedom of the Negro, Charlotte, North Carolina, "First Baptist Church," in Life in a New South City: Charlotte, NC 1865-1929, Item #127, http://digitalage.uncc.edu/items/show/127 (accessed February 20, 2018).

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