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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd for Colored Girls donation form, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443766], Folder: 28
Scope and Contents This form, produced by the Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, allows the donor of 25 cents to become a Sacred Heart Client for a year, which entitles the donor to the spiritual benefit of a monthly mass in their name. The donation benefits the Sisters of the Good Shepherd School for Colored Girls in Baltimore, Maryland.The form describes the charity's work as "preventing and reclaiming souls from paths of wretchedness and sin" as they "[save] unfortunate colored...
Dates: undated

Father Divine photographs

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-1004
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 21 press photographs of Black spiritual leader Father Divine and his wife Edna Rose Ritchings (also known as Mother Divine), as well as several of the properties Father Divine possessed and operated as "heavens" for International Peace Mission followers.

Dates: 1932 - 1966

Minnie Gresham Machen notebook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051944]
Identifier: MS-0172

Minnie Gresham Machen (1849-1931) was a writer of religious literature in Baltimore, MD. The collection consists of a volume with entries dated 1874-1904 with relatively few entries. The writings in the notebook deal largely with religious subjects, but there are references to Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1874-1904