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Mother bethel church 1971.jpg
A photograph of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church located at South 6th and Lombard Streets. This was a popular church for those migrating to Philadelphia from the South in the early 1900s. Religious communities were enormous support…

Joseph Trent Article.JPG
In this newspaper article from the Philadelphia Tribune, Joseph Trent discusses how white architects, who design African American Methodist Episcopal Churches, often choose not to use black builders. Trent claims there were numerous occasions in…
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