Antioch A.M.E. Digital Archive

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Black and white photograph taken by Joanne Randolph Murchy of the Antioch A.M.E. choir, circa 1950. The photo also features Barbara Lowe's cousin Wellburn Talbert, the Secretary of Church [farthest left].

Black and white photograph of three Antioch A.M.E. choir members, circa 1950. The photo, taken by Joanne Randolph Murphy, includes Floy Ann Henderson [farthest left] and Annie Grace Baker [seated].

This souvenir plate depicts the Hibernia Ave. Antioch A.M.E. Church with the text "ANTIOCH A.M.E. CHURCH / Decatur, Georgia / 1886 -- 1967." The plate was created by Preston-Hopkinson, Co out of Appomattox, Virginia. The back of the plate reads…

Shirley Harper writes about the history and message of Richard Allen, the creator of African Methodism. Born on February 14, 1760, Allen bought his freedom from slavery after becoming a preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church. Allen believed in…

Award certificate for Mrs. Barbara Lowe by the Young People's Department of Antioch A.M.E. Church on June 30, 1978. The award is signed by Rev. E. Adams Jr. The award certificate is printed by Standard Publishing out of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Newspaper article from The Atlanta Constitution about Decatur residents' reactions to the renaming of Oliver Street to Commerce Drive by the Decatur City Commission in 1984. Oliver St. was named after Henry Oliver, a former slave who lived from 1831…

In this newspaper article, Dorothy Nix from the DeKalb Historical Society discusses the oral history interview ("I Remember Hour") with Professor Charles M. Clayton about the struggles of being an African American school principal.

Certificate of Promotion for Barbara Ann Harper being promoted from Kindergarten to primary at the Trinity Presbyterian School in Decatur, Ga. on May 26, 1949.

Certificate of the Vacation Bible School of Antioch A.M.E. Church in Decatur, Ga. for Barbara Ann Harper on July 8, 1955.

Certificate of The Daily Vacation Bible School of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Ga. for Barbara Ann Harper on June 10, 1948.
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