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  • The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Abraham Johnstone, d. 1797


  • Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave. Thomas L. Johnson (Thomas Lewis), b. 1836?


  • African Methodism in the South; or, Twenty-Five Years of Freedom. W. J. Gaines (Wesley John), 1840-1912


  • The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become: A Critical and Practical Discussion. William Hannibal Thomas, b. 1843


  • An Apology for African Methodism. Bp. Benj. T. Tanner (Benjamin Tucker), 1835-1923


  • Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism. Isaac Lane, 1834-1937


  • Biographical Sketches and Interesting Anecdotes of Persons of Colour. To Which is Added, a Selection of Pieces in Poetry. Abigail Mott, 1766-1851


  • Biography of London Ferrill, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Colored Persons, Lexington, KY. No Author


  • The Blind African Slave, or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nick-named Jeffrey Brace. Containing an Account of the Kingdom of Bow-Woo, in the Interior of Africa; with the Climate and Natural Productions, Laws, and Customs Peculiar to That Place. With an Account of His Captivity, Sufferings, Sales, Travels, Emancipation, Conversion to the Christian Religion, Knowledge of the Scriptures, &c. Interspersed with Strictures on Slavery, Speculative Observations on the Qualities of Human Nature, with Quotation from Scripture. Boyrereau Brinch and Benjamin F. Prentiss (Benjamin Franklin), 1774 or 5-1817


  • A Brief Account of the Life, Experience, Travels, and Gospel Labours of George White, an African; Written by Himself, and Revised by a Friend. George White, b. 1764


  • Catechism for the Use of Methodist Missions. First Part. William Capers, 1790-1855


  • Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816. Richard R. Wright (Richard Robert), b. 1878


  • Cyclopaedia of African Methodism. A. W. Wayman (Alexander Walker), 1821-1895


  • Days of Bondage. Autobiography of Friday Jones. Being a Brief Narrative of His Trials and Tribulations in Slavery. Friday Jones, 1810-1887


  • Elizabeth, a Colored Minister of the Gospel Born in Slavery. Elizabeth, 1765?-1866


  • The Evolution of the Negro Baptist Church. Walter H. Brooks (Walter Henderson), b. 1851


  • From Slavery to the Bishopric in the A.M.E. Church. An Autobiography. William H. Heard (William Henry), 1850-1937


  • The Genius and Theory of Methodist Polity, or the Machinery of Methodism. Practically Illustrated through a Series of Questions and Answers. Henry McNeal Turner, 1834-1915


  • God's Trombones. Seven Negro Sermons in Verse. C. B. Falls (Charles Buckles), 1874-1960, Illustrated by, James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938 and Aaron Douglas, Illustrated by


  • Historical Catechism of the A. M. E. Zion Church. For Use in Families and Sunday Schools. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church and C. R. Harris (Cicero Richardson), 1844-1917


  • History of Louisiana Negro Baptists from 1804 to 1914. William Hicks, 1869-1954


  • History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York. John Jamison Moore, 1818-1893


  • A History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church: Being a Volume Supplemental to A History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, by Daniel Alexander Payne, D.D., LL.D., Late One of Its Bishops: Chronicling the Principal Events in the Advance of the African Methodist Episcopal Church from 1856 to 1922. C. S. Smith (Charles Spencer), 1852-1923


  • History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Daniel Alexander Payne, 1811-1893


  • History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church. Daniel J. Russell


  • The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status. C. H. Phillips (Charles Henry), 1858-1951


  • "In Christ's Stead": Autobiographical Sketches. Joanna P. Moore, 1832-1916


  • Interesting Account of Thomas Anderson, a Slave, Taken from His Own Lips. Ed. J. P. Clark. Thomas Anderson, b. 1785? and J. P. Clark


  • Life and History of the Rev. Elijah P. Marrs, First Pastor of Beargrass Baptist Church, and Author. Elijah P. Marrs, b. 1840


  • Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. William J. Anderson, b. 1811


  • Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City. Silas Xavier Floyd, 1869-1923


  • Life of the Rev. Elisha W. Green, One of the Founders of the Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute--Now the State University at Louisville; Eleven Years Moderator of the Mt. Zion Baptist Association; Five Years Moderator of the Consolidated Baptist Educational Association and Over Thirty Years Pastor of the Colored Baptist Churches of Maysville and Paris. Written by Himself. Elisha Winfield Green


  • The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen. To Which is Annexed the Rise and Progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Containing a Narrative of the Yellow Fever in the Year of Our Lord 1793: With an Address to the People of Colour in the United States. Richard Allen, 1760-1831


  • The Life, History, and Unparalleled Sufferings of John Jea, the African Preacher. Compiled and Written by Himself. John Jea, b. 1773


  • The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination, by Eld. John W. Lewis. Together with an Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race by the Same. Also, an Essay on the Fugitive Law of the U. S. Congress of 1850, by Rev. Arthur Dearing. Eld. John W. Lewis


  • Memoir of Old Elizabeth, a Coloured Woman. Elizabeth, 1765?-1866


  • Memorial of the Convocation of the Colored People in the Diocese of North Carolina Presented to the Diocesan Convention of 1916. Episcopal Church. Diocese of North Carolina. Convocation of the Colored People


  • Methodism and the Negro in the United States. From The Journal of Negro History 8, no. 3 (July 1923), 301-315. Joseph C. Hartzell (Joseph Crane), 1842-1929


  • Minutes of the Fifty-Fifth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association, Held with The Hill's Chapel Baptist Church Faison, Duplin Co., N. C. Rev. A. B. McPhail, Acting Pastor. October 15, 16, 17, and 18th 1925. Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association


  • Minutes of the Forty-Ninth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association, Held with Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church, Kerr, Sampson County, N. C., October 16, 17, and 18, 1919. Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association


  • Minutes of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Sunday School Convention, Held with Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Sunday School, July 18th to 20th, 1919. Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Sunday School Convention


  • Narrative and Writings of Andrew Jackson, of Kentucky; Containing an Account of His Birth, and Twenty-Six Years of His Life While a Slave; His Escape; Five Years of Freedom, Together with Anecdotes Relating to Slavery; Journal of One Year's Travels; Sketches, etc. Narrated by Himself; Written by a Friend. Andrew Jackson, b. 1814


  • Narrative of William Hayden, Containing a Faithful Account of His Travels for a Number of Years, Whilst a Slave, in the South. Written by Himself. William Hayden, b. 1785


  • The Negro Church. Report of a Social Study Made under the Direction of Atlanta University; Together with the Proceedings of the Eighth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, held at Atlanta University, May 26th, 1903. W. E. B. Du Bois (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, edited by


  • The Negro Servant in "Annals of the Poor. Containing The Dairyman's Daughter, (with considerable additions) The Negro Servant, and the Young Cottager.". Legh Richmond, 1772-1827


  • One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism. J. W. Hood (James Walker), 1831-1918


  • Our Brother in Black: His Freedom and His Future. Atticus G. Haygood (Atticus Greene), 1839-1896


  • Proceedings of the 58th Annual Session of the New Bern Eastern M. B. Association of North Carolina Held with Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Stonewall, N. C. October 18th to 21st, 1923. New Bern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina


  • Proceedings of the 59th Annual Session of the New Bern Eastern M. B. Association of North Carolina Held with St. Luke M. B. Church, Morehead City, N. C. October 16th to 19th, 1924. New Bern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina


  • Proceedings of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Session of the Newbern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina Held with the Saint Luke Baptist Church Morehead City, N. C. Oct. 16-19, 1919. New Bern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina


  • Proceedings of the Fifty-Third Annual Session of the Newbern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina Held with the Bethel Baptist Church Edwards, N. C. Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 1, 1918. New Bern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina


  • Recollections of Seventy Years. Daniel Alexander Payne, 1811-1893


  • Religious Bodies, 1906: [Excerpts Relating to African American Religious Bodies]. United States. Bureau of the Census.


  • Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, by the Rev. George F. Bragg, in Honor of the Centennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Which Occurs in the Year 1916. George F. Bragg (George Freeman), 1863-1940


  • Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History. James A. Handy, 1826-1911


  • Shadow and Sunshine. Eliza Suggs, b. 1876


  • A Short Account of the Rise and Progress of the African M. E. Church in America, Written by Christopher Rush, Superintendant of the Connexion, with the Aid of George Collins. Also, a Concise View of Church Order or Government, from Scripture, and from Some of the Best Authors on the Subject of Church Government, Relative to Episcopacy. Christopher Rush, 1777-1873


  • The Silver Bluff Church. A History of Negro Baptist Churches in America. Walter H. Brooks (Walter Henderson), b. 1851


  • Sketch of the Early History of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with Jubilee Souvenir and Appendix. J. W. Hood (James Walker), 1831-1918


  • Sketches of Slave Life: Or, Illustrations of the "Peculiar Institution" . Peter Randolph, 1825?-1897


  • A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Kate Drumgoold


  • Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents. Thomas L. Johnson (Thomas Lewis), b. 1836?


  • Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray. Emma J. Ray, b. 1859 and Lloyd P. Ray, b. 1860


  • Uncle Johnson, the Pilgrim of Six Score Years. Gustavus L. Foster (Gustavus Lemuel), 1818-1876


  • 1 oral history interview with subject: African Americans -- Religion.

  • Oral History Interview with James Lawson, October 24, 1983. Interview F-0029. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007). Dallas A. Blanchard, conducted by and James Lawson


  • 53 articles with subject: African Americans -- Religion.

  • Summary for "In Christ's Stead": Autobiographical Sketches. Christopher Hill


  • Summary for A Brief Account of the Life, Experience, Travels, and Gospel Labours of George White, an African; Written by Himself, and Revised by a Friend. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for A History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church: Being a Volume Supplemental to A History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, by Daniel Alexander Payne, D.D., LL.D., Late One of Its Bishops: Chronicling the Principal Events in the Advance of the African Methodist Episcopal Church from 1856 to 1922. Nora Rubel


  • Summary for A Short Account of the Rise and Progress of the African M. E. Church in America, Written by Christopher Rush, Superintendant of the Connexion, with the Aid of George Collins. Also, a Concise View of Church Order or Government, from Scripture, and from Some of the Best Authors on the Subject of Church Government, Relative to Episcopacy. Nora Rubel


  • Summary for A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave. Kelly Badger


  • Summary for African Methodism in the South; or, Twenty-Five Years of Freedom. Nora Rubel


  • Summary for An Apology for African Methodism. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism. Armistead Lemon


  • Summary for Biography of London Ferrill, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Colored Persons, Lexington, KY. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Catechism for the Use of Methodist Missions. First Part. Christopher Hill


  • Summary for Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Cyclopaedia of African Methodism. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Days of Bondage. Autobiography of Friday Jones. Being a Brief Narrative of His Trials and Tribulations in Slavery. Patrick E. Horn


  • Summary for Elizabeth, a Colored Minister of the Gospel Born in Slavery. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Historical Catechism of the A. M. E. Zion Church. For Use in Families and Sunday Schools. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for History of Louisiana Negro Baptists from 1804 to 1914. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Nora Rubel


  • Summary for History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Interesting Account of Thomas Anderson, a Slave, Taken from His Own Lips. Ed. J. P. Clark. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Life and History of the Rev. Elijah P. Marrs, First Pastor of Beargrass Baptist Church, and Author. Jonathan Garcia


  • Summary for Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Life of the Rev. Elisha W. Green, One of the Founders of the Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute--Now the State University at Louisville; Eleven Years Moderator of the Mt. Zion Baptist Association; Five Years Moderator of the Consolidated Baptist Educational Association and Over Thirty Years Pastor of the Colored Baptist Churches of Maysville and Paris. Written by Himself. Erin Bartels


  • Summary for Memoir of Old Elizabeth, a Coloured Woman. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Memorial of the Convocation of the Colored People in the Diocese of North Carolina Presented to the Diocesan Convention of 1916. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for Methodism and the Negro in the United States. From The Journal of Negro History 8, no. 3 (July 1923), 301-315. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for Minutes of the Fifty-Fifth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association, Held with The Hill's Chapel Baptist Church Faison, Duplin Co., N. C. Rev. A. B. McPhail, Acting Pastor. October 15, 16, 17, and 18th 1925. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Minutes of the Forty-Ninth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association, Held with Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church, Kerr, Sampson County, N. C., October 16, 17, and 18, 1919. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Minutes of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Session of the Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Sunday School Convention, Held with Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Sunday School, July 18th to 20th, 1919. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Narrative and Writings of Andrew Jackson, of Kentucky; Containing an Account of His Birth, and Twenty-Six Years of His Life While a Slave; His Escape; Five Years of Freedom, Together with Anecdotes Relating to Slavery; Journal of One Year's Travels; Sketches, etc. Narrated by Himself; Written by a Friend. Mark Tonkinson


  • Summary for One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Our Brother in Black: His Freedom and His Future. Christopher Hill


  • Summary for Proceedings of the 58th Annual Session of the New Bern Eastern M. B. Association of North Carolina Held with Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Stonewall, N. C. October 18th to 21st, 1923. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Proceedings of the 59th Annual Session of the New Bern Eastern M. B. Association of North Carolina Held with St. Luke M. B. Church, Morehead City, N. C. October 16th to 19th, 1924. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Proceedings of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Session of the Newbern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina Held with the Saint Luke Baptist Church Morehead City, N. C. Oct. 16-19, 1919. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Proceedings of the Fifty-Third Annual Session of the Newbern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina Held with the Bethel Baptist Church Edwards, N. C. Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 1, 1918. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Recollections of Seventy Years. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, by the Rev. George F. Bragg, in Honor of the Centennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Which Occurs in the Year 1916. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for Shadow and Sunshine. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Sketch of the Early History of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with Jubilee Souvenir and Appendix. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Sketches of Slave Life: Or, Illustrations of the "Peculiar Institution" . Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become: A Critical and Practical Discussion. Bryan Sinche


  • Summary for The Evolution of the Negro Baptist Church. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for The Genius and Theory of Methodist Polity, or the Machinery of Methodism. Practically Illustrated through a Series of Questions and Answers. Brent Kinser


  • Summary for The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen. To Which is Annexed the Rise and Progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Containing a Narrative of the Yellow Fever in the Year of Our Lord 1793: With an Address to the People of Colour in the United States. Monique Prince


  • Summary for The Negro Church. Report of a Social Study Made under the Direction of Atlanta University; Together with the Proceedings of the Eighth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, held at Atlanta University, May 26th, 1903. Christopher Hill


  • Summary for The Negro Servant in "Annals of the Poor. Containing The Dairyman's Daughter, (with considerable additions) The Negro Servant, and the Young Cottager.". Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for The Silver Bluff Church. A History of Negro Baptist Churches in America. Karen Ruffle


  • Summary for Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents. Monique Prince