Constitution of the Lay Organization of the California Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

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  • Image for Constitution of the Lay Organization of the California Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Image for Constitution of the Lay Organization of the California Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
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Created by
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1816
Subject of
Bethel A.M.E. Church, American, founded 1852
Medium
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
constitutions
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
after 1990
Description
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.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Communities
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.40.17.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture