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Historic Group Photos of Black Seventh-day Adventists


Workers in the Jamaica Field, 1906

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Colored Ministers at Ministerial Institute held at Oakwood
Huntsville, Alabama, March 23-April 18, 1911
The Gospel Herald, May 1911

 


Furlong Church - First Black SDA Church in the Pacific Union

(Est. 1908)

Los Angeles, California, 1912
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Seventh-day Adventists during a tent effort

St. Croix, c. 1915

(Courtesy of Center for Adventist Research)

 


Colored ministers at the 39th GC Session
San Francisco, California, March 29-April 14, 1918

(Courtesy of Oakwood University)



Colored ministers at the 39th GC Session
San Francisco, California, March 29-April 14, 1918
Review and Herald, May 30, 1918

 


West Street Seventh-day Adventist Church

(Courtesy of Oakwood University)

 


The First SDA Church in Washington, D.C., with Pastor F.H. Seeney on steps, center
1921
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black delegates and visitors to the 41st General Conference Session

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 27-June 14, 1926

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black leaders at Autumn Council

Columbus, Ohio, September 24-October 1, 1926

(Courtesy of GC Archives)



Colored ministers

c. 1932

(Courtesy of Oakwood University)

 



Black Seventh-day Adventists gather at Sojourner Truth's grave
Battle Creek, Michigan, c. 1935
(Courtesy of Center for Adventist Research)

 


Oakwood Male Chorus

1936

(Courtesy of Center for Adventist Research)



Black Ministers at the 43rd GC Session

San Francisco, California, May 26-June 8, 1936

 


Veterans at the 43rd GC Session

San Francisco, California, May 26-June 8, 1936

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black leaders (undated)

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Southern Union Institute for Colored Teachers

1946

(Courtesy of GC Archives)


Inaugural Regional Conference Presidents

c. 1946

 


Allegheny Conference Workers' Meeting
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1946
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black delegates and visitors to the 45th General Conference Session

Washington, D.C., June 5-June 15, 1946

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Pastor E.C. Ward and wife Gwen with newly baptized believers
Daytona Beach, Florida, July 9, 1949
(Courtesy of GC Archives)



J.H. Laurence, G.E. Peters, J.H. Wagner, M.S. Banfield
c. 1951
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Oakwood College Staff

1959

Oakwood Acorn


Columbia Union and Allegheny Conference leaders, c. 1965 (courtesy of GC Archives)


Coordinators and Directors of Programs for Special Inner-City Meeting
Washington, D.C., January 21, 1971
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Allegheny West Workers' Meeting

January 1974
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Minority Writers' Seminar
Oakwood College, 1974
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


NAD Regional Department at the 52nd General Conference Session
Vienna, Austria, July 10-19, 1975
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black Educators' Summit
Andrews University, c. 1975
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


General Conference and Regional Conference Leaders
Oakwood College, c. 1975

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


NAD Regional Department Constituency
General Conference, Takoma Park, Maryland, c. 1976
(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black Leaders at Andrews University, c. 1980

(Courtesy of GC Archives)

 


Black Caucus Meeting
Loma Linda, California, 1994
(Courtesy of GC Archives)