Program from the Bethel A.M.E. Church for the pre-centennial in 1951. The blue paper cover has the title at the top with [BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH / 916 LAGUNA STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA / Rev. C. Wayne Love, Minister] printed in black in the center. The price is listed as twenty-five (25) cents. The edges of the cover are discolored. There is an image of the church inside the front cover. The first article begins [NINETY YEAR OF PROGRESS...]. The program is for the eighty-seventh (87th) session of the California Conference of the A.M.E. Church. There are twenty-four (24) pages and a list of patrons on the interior back cover. The reverse is blank.
Document of the "Constitution of the Lay Organization" from the California Conference of the A.M.E. Church. The typed document has three (3) sheets of paper stapled together in the upper right corner. The black text is only printed on the front side of each page. The constitution begins with Article II which reads [The object and purpose of this organization is to organize and train the lay members....] before stating objectives a-h. The second page has a history of Bethel A.M.E. Church lay organization from 1941-1990. Committee members are listed on the last page. There is an inscription [554 B] on the reverse. The papers have a crease in the middle from being folded.