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  • Collection: Alice Jennings Archibald History Library Records (Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick)

Sketch of the first site of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

Marsh, Herbert
1972

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Sketch of the first site of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, which was said to resemble a little red schoolhouse. The sketch is by artist Herbert Marsh, created in 1972.

Alice Jennings Archibald Oral History Interview

Rutgers Oral History Archives
1997-03-14

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Alice Jennings Archibald's oral history interview conducted on March 14, 1997, by G. Kurt Piehler and Eve Snyder in New Brunswick, NJ, for the Rutgers Oral History Archives.Oral history description from ROHA website: Mrs. Archibald worked as an air…

160 Years of Mt. Zion AME Church History, 1827-1987, typed drafts

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1987

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A collection of typed pages with handwritten notes about the history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick from 1827 to 1987. These appear to be drafts of a pamphlet for the 160th anniversary of the church. Sections included are: 25 Division…

Where There is No Vision The People Perish 1827-1976

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1976

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Vision1976.pdf
2-page typed church history written for the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick in 1976, possibly a speech to be presented at the city's celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial. Unidentified author.

Where There is No Vision The People Perish

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1964

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Vision1964.pdf
2-page typed church history written for the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick around 1964, plus a discussion of pressing challenges and vision for the future. Unidentified author.

Woodbridge Mayor's Proclamation Honoring Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand

Woodbridge Township Mayor
1998-03-21

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Township of Woodbridge Mayor's Proclamation honoring Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand, presented during the pastor's 75th birthday celebration at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Signed by Mayor James E. McGreevey.

New Brunswick Mayor's Proclamation Celebrating the 160th Anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church

New Brunswick Mayor
1987-10-11

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Proclamation from John A. Lynch, Mayor of New Brunswick, celebrating the 160th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church, issued on October 11, 1987.

NJ Governor's Proclamation Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

NJ Governor
1977-10

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Proclamation issued by Brendan Byrne, Governor of the State of New Jersey, celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick in October 1977.

Our Beginning: Introduction to the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mack, Edgar L.
1980s

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-OurBeginning.pdf
Brochure about the African Methodist Episcopal Church prepared and distributed by the AME Department of Christian Education in the 1980s. Written by Edgar L. Mack, the department's Executive Director. The brochure features images of Richard Allen and…

Reid's Church History Notes

Reid, S. C.
1964

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-HistoryNotes1964.pdf
Handwritten pages describing the early history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written around the 137th anniversary of the church in 1964 on stationery from the Laurentien Hotel in Montreal, Canada. The author's name appears to be…

History of Mt. Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, 1827-1932

Jennings, Anna E.
1932-12-15

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-History1932.pdf
3-page typewritten history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick from 1827 to 1932. Typed by Miss Anna E. Jennings on December 15, 1932.

Mt. Zion AME Church History at 102nd Anniversary


1929-10-29

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4-page handwritten history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written around the 102nd anniversary of the church in 1929. Includes lists of names of trustee board members and various steward and stewardess boards.

The Founding of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1990s approx.

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Founding.pdf
4-page printed church history, published circa 1990s, with information drawn from the Mount Zion AME Church's 150th and 165th anniversary journals and the 30th anniversary journal of pastor Henry A. Hildebrand.

Acceptance of Church Plaque (speech for the Ebony Suburbanites 18th Cotillion)

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1991-06-02

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On June 2, 1991, the Ebony Suburbanites (a local organization of African American women) presented a plaque to the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick in recognition of the church's service to the community. This typewritten page is the text of…

NJ State Senate Citation Recognizing the 160th Anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

NJ State Senate
1987-10-11

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NJ State Senate Citation Recognizing the 160th Anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, signed by Senator John A. Lynch (who was also New Brunswick Mayor at the same time), issued on October 11, 1987.

Addendum to Yesterday at Mt. Zion AME Church


1960s approx.

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-AddendumYesterday.pdf
2-page typed history of Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, especially focusing on church musicians. This appears to be a draft for a church history pamphlet or program. Date unknown; approximately 1960s.

Photograph: Juanita Woolsey


1934

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Black and white photograph of a young African American woman. Written in pen on the front of the photograph: "Juanita Woolsey (1934)."

Photograph: 11 women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1950s/1960s approx.

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Black and white photograph of 11 African American women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, probably Stewardess Board. Date unknown; approximate period: 1950s or 1960s.

Photograph: 18 women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

Roseberry, Oscar Zane
1960s/1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of 18 African American women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, probably Ushers Board or Stewardess Board. Appears to be from the church building at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximate period from 1960s to…

Photograph: 11 women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1950s/1960s approx.

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Color photograph of 11 women members of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, most likely the Willing Workers Club from a Valentine's Day event. Event decorations include red hearts. Date unknown; approximately 1950s or 1960s. Individuals that…

Photograph: 14 women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of 14 African American women at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, probably Ushers Board or Stewardess Board. Appears to be from the church building at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1970s or 1980s.

Photograph: Stewardess Board at the Mount Zion AME Church


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of the Stewardess Board at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Appears to be from the church building at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; probably 1970s or 1980s. Names of the women pictured: front row - Mamie…

Photograph: Stewardess Board 4 at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1960s/1970s/1980s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of 11 African American women inside the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Approximate date range: 1960s – 1980s. The inscription on the back of the photograph indicates that these are members of the…

Photograph: Willing Workers Club with Rev. Solomon Hill


1940s approx.

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Black and white photograph of the Willing Workers Club of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick in 1939, featuring Rev. Solomon Hill. Standing: Sarah Thomas, Gertrude Wright, Estelle Brown, Rev. H. Solomon Hill, Mary Bergen, Thelma Miller,…

Photograph: group of African Americans around a wedding cake


1940s approx.

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Black and white photograph of four African Americans, three men and one woman, sitting at a table outside around a tiered wedding cake. Date unknown. Approximate period: 1940s.

Photograph: group portrait of African Americans at an outdoor wedding


1940s approx.

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Black and white photograph of five African Americans standing up at an outdoor wedding, two women and three men. This appears to be the wedding party. A tiered wedding cake is seen in the foreground. One additional guest is seen sitting in the…

Sketch of the second site of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

Marsh, Herbert
1970s approx.

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Sketch of the second site of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, by artist Herbert Marsh. Date unknown; likely 1970s.

Photograph: woman identified as a member of the Schenck family


1960s approx.

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Black and white photograph of an African American woman identified as a member of the Schenck family affiliated with the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Date unknown; possibly 1960s.

Photograph: group portrait featuring John Seawright


1940s

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Undated black and white photograph featuring Mount Zion AME Church member John Seawright in the front row, according to a hand-written caption attached to the photograph. The group portrait also depicts 7 women who have not been identified.…

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick sanctuary and congregants

Roseberry, Oscar Zane
1940s/1950s approx.

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Black and white photograph of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick sanctuary with some congregants seated and some congregants standing in the front in white preparing to take offering. There are some in the audience wearing caps and gowns.…

Photograph: graduates at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick

Roseberry, Oscar Zane
1940s approx.

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Black and white photograph of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick sanctuary with some congregants seated and some standing in the front. The event is likely a graduation celebration; many of the attendees are wearing caps and gowns. Imprint in…

Photograph: banquet honoring Bishop and Mrs. D. Ward Nichols

Hildan Jay Photographers
1951-05-04

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Black and white photograph of a banquet honoring Bishop and Mrs. D. Ward Nichols at The Strand Hotel, dated May 4, 1951.

Photograph: 4 men performing music


1970s approx.

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Undated color photograph of four men performing or rehearsing music. The men are identified as Edward Lane, Leroy Nash, Jake Jones, and Charles Gregory. Approximate time period: 1970s.

Photograph: 10 men at Mount Zion AME Church


1940s/1950s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of 10 men inside Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. The men wear suits with matching lapel flowers. Possibly ushers or members of a wedding party. Approximate date range: 1940s to 1950s.

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church members in the early 20th century


1900s/1910s (reprinted in 1970s)

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One of the earliest photographs of church members at Mount Zion AME Church, taken in the early decades of the twentieth century. The group stands on the front steps of the church building located at 25 Division St. in New Brunswick. This photograph…

Photograph: Thomas H. Jennings

Roseberry, Oscar Zane
1950

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Black and white photograph of Thomas Hannibal Jennings. Inscription written below the photo: "Testimonial for Thomas H. Jennings 1950." Tommy Jennings was a younger brother of Alice Jennings Archibald and a lifetime member of the Mount Zion AME…

Photograph: Thomas H. Jennings and Mount Zion AME Church members in robes


1930s/1940s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of church members in robes, probably the choir. Included in the photograph is Thomas Hannibal Jennings (1916–2010) sitting at the piano on the left. Tommy Jennings was a younger brother of Alice Jennings Archibald…

Photograph: Thomas H. Jennings


1930s/1940s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of young Thomas Hannibal Jennings (1916–2010) wearing a robe standing next to a piano. Tommy Jennings was a younger brother of Alice Jennings Archibald and a lifetime member of the Mount Zion AME Church of New…

Photograph: Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand and family members


1977

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Photograph from the 150th anniversary celebration of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, featuring the pastor of the church Henry A. Hildebrand and his mother and siblings. Standing left to right: the pastor's brother Bishop Richard Allen…

Photograph: Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand and trustees at Mount Zion AME Church


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of the Reverend Henry A. Hildebrand (front row center) and trustees at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Date unknown; approximately 1970s–1980s.The men pictured are: front row - Edward Lane, Robert Adams, Rev. Henry…

Photograph: Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand with son and daughter


1960s approx.

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Color photograph of the Reverend Henry A. Hildebrand with his son Reginald and daughter Shawn. Date unknown; approximately 1960s.

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church members around a dinner table


1940s/1950s/1960s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of members of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick around a dinner table. Approximate time period: 1940s to 1960s.

Photograph: church dignitaries in the pulpit at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1940s/1950s/1960s approx.

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Black and white photograph of church dignitaries in the pulpit at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, located at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximate date range 1940s to 1960s.

Photograph: 6 members at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of two women and four men standing at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Appears to be from the church building at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1970s or 1980s.

Photograph: Sunday school teachers and children


1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of Sunday school teachers and children at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. Appears to be from the church building at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1980s.

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church choral group


1921/1923 approx.

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Sepia-toned photograph of 14 members of a choral group directed by Mrs. Stiles, wife of the Rev. Joseph Stiles. The photograph appears to be from the period when Rev. Joseph Stiles was the pastor of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, from…

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church jubilee choir


1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of jubilee choir members in robes at Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1980s. Front row: Elizabeth Ransom, Pamela Briggs, Aaron Brown, Carolyn Linzey, Juanita James,…

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church senior choir


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of senior choir members in robes at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1970s to 1980s.Names of senior choir members pictured (left to right beginning in the front…

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church senior choir


1970s/1980s approx.

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Black and white photograph of senior choir members in robes at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick at 25 Division Street. Date unknown; approximately 1970s to 1980s.Names of senior choir members (left to right beginning in the front row):…

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church ground breaking with senior church members


1974

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Color photograph of the 1974 ground breaking ceremony for the new building for the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, featuring senior members of the church.

Photograph: Mount Zion AME Church ground breaking with Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand and children


1974

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Color photograph of the 1974 ground breaking ceremony for the new building for the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, featuring three children and other members of the church. The Reverend Henry A. Hildebrand is seen speaking into a microphone.

Photograph: Olive Garretson

Roseberry, Oscar Zane
1950s approx.

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Black and white photograph of Olive Garretson at a wedding, standing in front of the wedding cake. The inscription above the image says: "The late Mrs. Herman (Olive) Garretson." Date unknown; approximately 1950s.

Photograph: Mrs. Coster in a hat


1930s/1940s approx.

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Black and white photograph of an African American woman in a printed dress and hat. Two inscriptions on the back read "Mrs. Coster" and "History." Date unknown, possibly 1930s or 1940s.

Photograph: Community Health Club group portrait

Frank's Photo Service
1941-03-26

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Black and white photograph of 26 women of the Community Health Club affiliated with the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, dated March 26, 1941.

Photograph: Mt. Zion AME Church building under construction


1980s

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Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick; black and white photograph of the new church building under construction in the 1980s. Location: 39 Hildebrand Way, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901.

Photograph: Rev. James W. Waters, Alice Jennings Archibald, and Rev. H. Solomon Hill


1950s/1960s approx.

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Black and white photograph of Rev. James W. Waters, Alice Jennings Archibald, and Rev. H. Solomon Hill. Date unknown; probably from the period when Rev. James W. Waters was the pastor of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, that is between…

Photograph: Alice Jennings Archibald with a group of women in Hawaiian shirts


1950s/1960s approx.

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Undated color photograph of 11 middle-aged women in Hawaiian shirts holding pineapples. Alice Jennings Archibald is in the center, fifth from the left. Approximate time period: 1950s or 1960s.

Photograph: Alice Jennings Archibald as a young woman


1930s/1940s approx.

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Undated black and white photograph of young Alice Jennings Archibald in a shirt with a small flower at her collar. Approximate date range: 1930s – 1940s.

History of Senior Choir


1940s approx.

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Handwritten page with notes about the history of the senior choir at the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick. This document is undated, but based on the content described it was likely produced in the 1940s.

Memo to Pastor Eric Billips regarding the status of the Alice J. Archibald Historical Library

Saunders, Barbara M.
2015-11-06

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Memo from Barbara M. Saunders to Paster Eric Billips regarding the ongoing archival preservation work at the Alice Jennings Archibald Historical Library.

Report regarding the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library

Saunders, Barbara M.
2015-10-06

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Report to the Official Board regarding the ongoing work at the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library.

Church Leadership Discussion and Analysis

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1992 approx.

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Historical information about Mount Zion AME Church and its influence in the African American community in New Brunswick, written circa 1992. Typewritten statement on church letterhead.

Suggestions for Mt. Zion AME Church 150th Anniversary Oct. 1977


1977

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Suggestions for the 150th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, including notes on drama, concert, art exhibit, memory lane, and pageant.

The Senior Missionary Society of Mt. Zion AME, History 1938–1983


1983

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Senior1983.pdf
Unsigned 4-page handwritten history of the Senior Missionary Society of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written circa 1983.

Organization of Local Church

Gatling, Maxine
1980s/1990s approx.

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-OrganizationGatling.pdf
Typewritten document that lays out the organizational structure for Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, submitted by Maxine Gatling. This undated document was created in the late 20th century (Maxine Gatling was a long-time church member who…

History Committee for 132nd Anniversary of Mt. Zion AME Church

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1959-08-16

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-HistoryCommittee1959.pdf
Minutes from August 16, 1959, meeting of the history committee for the 132nd anniversary of Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick, including a list of committee members with Alice Jennings Archibald serving as chair.

History of Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey from 1827 to 1941


1941

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-History1941.pdf
History of the Mount Zion AME Church written in 1941, including information about previous pastors, church buildings, and financial matters.

Program for the Service of Dedication

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1988-10-16

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Dedication1988.pdf
October 16, 1988, program for the service of dedication for the pews, the pulpit & altar furniture and other furnishings & appointments at Mount Zion AME Church, New & Neilson Streets, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Building the New Mt. Zion


1986 approx.

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Recounts the work done by members of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick to construct the new church building, written circa 1986.

A Brief History of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey


1947

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/MtZionAME-ChurchHistories-Brief1947.pdf
4-page typed history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written in 1947 around the time of the 120th anniversary of the church.

Blueprints for the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library


1990s approx.

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Blueprints for the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library, unsigned but likely belonging to June Robinson.

The Bicentennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church & the United States Constitution 1787–1987


1987

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2-page essay about the bicentennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the United States Constitution. The essay cites Wayne J. Dawkins's article in the July 1987 issue of Black Enterprise magazine regarding the financial power of AME…

'Mom' and 'her boys'

Livio, Susan K.
1994-06-26

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Article about a tribute to Hulda Peterson, a Mount Zion AME Church member who worked for many years at the Theta Chi fraternity house at Rutgers University. The fraternity made a $2,500 donation in memory of Hulda Peterson that helped fund the…

City Icon Recalled at Funeral

Waters, Sharon
2002-12-24

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Article reporting on Alice Jennings Archibald's funeral in 2002. The article also discusses the 1998 naming of the Alice Jennings Archibald Park off Van Dyke Avenue in New Brunswick.

Alice Jennings Archibald obituary


2002-12-21

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Obituary noting the passing of Alice Gertrude Jennings Archibald on December 16, 2002, at age 96.

Good and faithful servant won recognition in way some couldn't see

Harris, David J.
2002-12-30

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Clipping of an article by David J. Harris about the passing of Alice Jennings Archibald and her service to the community.

Time healing wounds for black alumni

Ottey, Michael A. W.
1989-10-22

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Clipping of the "Crossroads" column of October 22, 1989, discussing the first Rutgers University Black Alumni Reunion. The event marked the 20th anniversary of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center. Alice Jennings Archibald was among 400 black alumni who…

Alice Jennings Archibald photo collage


1998-01-23

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Collage of three photographs depicting Alice Jennings Archibald at different stages of her life. Text on the side of the page reads "extra slides 1/23/98 11:54 AM Page 5." This collage was used in the funeral program after Alice Jennings Archibald…

Photograph of Alice Jennings Archibald and Sarah Mathew Thomas


1990s approx.

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Undated photograph from a reunion with a handwritten caption that reads "Alice Archibald" and "Sarah Mathew Thomas."

Thomas Titus photograph


1898 approx.

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Photograph of Thomas Titus, one of the early members of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick and kin of church historian Alice Jennings Archibald.

The following handwritten caption is attached to the front of the photograph:
"An Early Member…

Elizabeth Titus (Mrs. Thomas Titus) photograph


1898 approx.

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Photograph of Elizabeth Titus, one of the early members of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick and kin of church historian Alice Jennings Archibald.

The following handwritten caption is attached to front of the photograph:
"An Early…

Historic Moments

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1982 approx.

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Alice Jennings Archibald's typewritten notes about African American history in New Brunswick, NJ. Includes information about Paul Robeson and Rutgers University, the Urban League in Middlesex County, the Mount Zion AME Church, and the NAACP. The…

Remembering Alice Jennings Archibald on Women's Day 2011

Watson, B. Joyce
2011

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Biographical information about Alice Jennings Archibald for the 2011 Women's Day, prepared by B. Joyce Watson.

We are Historiographers

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1990s approx.

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Handwritten note about the role of the official historian of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick. Although the note is not signed, it has been attributed to Alice Jennings Archibald, the long-time church historian.

The Significance of this Silver (25th) Anniversary of Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand's Pastorate of Mt. Zion AME Church

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1989-09-10

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Alice Jennings Archibald's remarks for the 25th anniversary of the Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand's pastorate of Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Some Suggested Ways to Get More Women Involved in Church Work

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1982-08-21

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Alice Jennings Archibald's notes for Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick regarding ideas for women's involvement, dated August 21, 1982.

Conference Echoes, Theme: "Let's Strengthen the Family of God"

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1986

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Report from Alice Jennings Archibald, church historian, about the 114th Session of the New Jersey Annual Conference held on March 12-16, 1986. The conference was convened at the United Methodist Church in New Brunswick, with Mount Zion AME Church of…

Echoes from the 164th Anniversary

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1991-10-27

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Alice Jennings Archibald's message commemorating the 164th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick on October 27, 1991.

Persons mentioned include Mr. Coggins, Lillian Holly, Edith Campbell, Leroy Nash, Barbara Saunders, Bert…

The Significance of this Occassion—160th Anniversary of Mt. Zion AME

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1987-10-25

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Alice Jennings Archibald's remarks for the banquet commemorating the 160th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick on October 25, 1987.

The Alice Jennings Archibald History Library Brochure

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
2003/2009 approx.

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A trifold brochure about the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library, produced sometime between 2003 and 2009. A photograph of Alice Jennings Archibald is on the front of the brochure.

Clergy mentioned include Rt. Rev. Richard F. Norris, Rev.…

A Salute to Alice Jennings Archibald


1980-05-25

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A 12-page program for an event honoring Alice Jennings Archibald. Includes a short biography of Alice Jennings Archibald and a small headshot photograph of her on the cover.