The Sanctuary Choir sings as converts are baptized after the morning worship service at Apostolic Church of God, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

Image for The Sanctuary Choir sings as converts are baptized after the morning worship service at Apostolic Church of God, Chicago, Illinois, 2005
2 images
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
Apostolic Church of God, American, founded 1932
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (40.3 x 50.5 cm)
H x W (image): 12 1/4 x 18 5/16 in. (31.1 x 46.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
2005; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two men submerging a third person in a baptismal font. Several men and women are standing below the font and dressed in choir robes. They have their hands raised. The wall behind the robed choir says “Jesus Christ Is Lord.” No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jason Miccolo Johnson
Object number
2012.144.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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