CHUR 0017
CHUR 0017
Title Mark amazing success of church drive [picture] / Bing Studio.
Corp Author Bing Studio.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1953.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 9 x 10 in.
paper 9 x 10 in.
Call # CHUR 0017
Note On verso: date stamped: Feb. 23, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; photographer's stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil sropping marks.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Five Black men wearing suits and 3 Black women wearing hats and dress clothes (two men and one woman are wearing star-shaped pendants) standing in front of a table on which is a white, eight-tiered, cross-topped cake. Man in center is cutting the cake. Caption: "Mark amazing success of church drive--Celebrating the fact that $640,411 has been raised since Nov. 4 by campaign workers of burned-out Concord Baptist Church to rebuild edifice at Marcy and Putnam Aves., the Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, pastor, cuts huge cake at a service of thanksgiving in the temporary church quarters, 166 Adelphi St. Participating in the happy event were leaders of the drive, including, left to right and flanking pastor, Dewey E. Chester, James Foulkes, Mrs. Ethel Bing, Mrs. Florence Van Keuren, Mrs. Bertha Epps, and Deacons Thomas Mann and Harry P. Lewis. Dr. Harold Browne, drive director, is not shown. A Concord fund executive commitee, composed of the representatives of all faiths, is also conducting a campaign to rebuild the church. The total goal is $1,000,000."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Note Brooklyn Eagle.
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Indexes Folder: Churches: Baptist: Concord Baptist Church
Subject Concord Baptist Church.
Baptist church buildings.
Church fund raising.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Photographic prints.
Gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.

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