Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Title

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Subject

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pa.); Philadelphia (Pa.)

Description

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 networks for those African Americans who came to Philadelphia and other places in the North.

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016

Date

c. 1971

Contributor

Melanie Pezdirtz

Rights

Used by Permission of PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Mother bethel church 1971.jpg


Citation

“Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church,” Goin' North, accessed February 4, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/713.