Old Photographs Of African Americans - Unknown Faces (OPOAA)

African American Ancestry, Photographic Research.


Oldest Black Church in Akron, OH

Posted on July 13, 2011 at 1:44 PM

 This photographs below were taken in 1928, and came from the collection of Charlotte Riley Steel. The Wesly Temple A.M.E. Zion Church and its Congreation was once one of the Largest Black Chuches in Akron, Ohio and  now the Oldest Black church thats still in existance today.

 The photograph had to be taken in several shots to view on this site, because it was to large to scan. It was originally  taken in Panaramic view  in 1928 by the photographer-UNKNOWN

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Reply steve pleasant
8:09 PM on March 22, 2013 
would love to have some of these pictures on my facebook page!
Reply steve pleasant
8:06 PM on March 22, 2013 
love this one also
Reply Velma Phlegm Watson
9:53 AM on January 29, 2013 
Absolutely Beautiful!!!
Reply F. r. White
3:38 PM on August 24, 2011 
A truly wonderful and encouraging site for all black family historians to become a member of and submit photographs and histories for generations to come.