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Title [Writing on Bedford Avenue Pentecostal Tabernacle]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.071
Date 1907
Description Bedford Avenue Pentecostal Tabernacle on Bedford Avenue corner South 3rd Street. During the earlier days of slavery, when the same church site was owned by a white congregation, it was the meeting place of abolitionists. Present brick building took the place of a little wooden church. Controlled for sixty years by black people. [handwritten on page]

See v1974.22.1.072 for newspaper photograph of church.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bedford Avenue (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
3rd Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Churches
Abolitionists
Abolition movement
African Americans
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain