Antioch A.M.E. Digital Archive

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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 Vacation Bible School of Antioch A.M.E. Church in Decatur, Ga. for Barbara A. Harper on August 11, 1951. The certificate is signed by Rev. Benjamin Gay, Alice Shaw, James T. Jackson, and Albert I. Brooks Sr.

Steward's certificate for Sister Barbara Lowe for being made a Steward of Antioch A.M.E. Church on March 22, 1981. The certificate is signed by Dr. D.W. Wiggs, Sister Flay Ann Henderson, and Rev. E. Adams Jr.

Souvenir program of the eighty-fourth anniversary of the Antioch A.M.E. Church in June 1953. The twenty-six page program features black and white photographs of church leaders and members of the church's various organizations, a brief history of the…

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…

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.

Four color photographs of Antioch A.M.E. alter boys, taken circa 1980. The top right photograph features Judge Clarence Cooper.

Black and white photograph of female ushers standing in front of a sign at the Antioch A.M.E. Church, taken circa 1980. Standing in the back row [from right to left] are Louis Carten, Lily Griffith, Elizabeth Simon, and Addie Moore. Standing in the…

Black and white photograph of the Trinity High School choir, circa 1950.
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