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Israel of God's church notes
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TitleIsrael of God's church notes
DescriptionNotes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood. These notes are apparently are about the Israel of God's Church in Galesburg, Illinois. Atwood conducted extensive research from 1930-1960 about the Galesburg African American community.
SubjectChurches
Religious services
Named PersonPenkert, Mrs.; Jackson, John; Hillman, Oscar; Daniel, W.M.; Allen, John; Jackson, W.M.; Barnett, John; Moffett, Rev. Lucius;
CreatorAtwood, Jesse Howell;
Time Period1930s
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 3)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-11-19
TranscriptIsrael of God's Church

Mrs Penkert (at Geo. Cason's) was a charter
member.
Rev. John Jackson - first minister
Oscar Hillman and David
Poole
W.M. Daniel
John Allen
W.M. Jackson Oct. 8, 1924
John Barnett 1929
Lucius Moffett 1933



There are 43 members -- about
8 families. There is only 1 un-
attached person - a young lady
about 28. The furtherest
family live at Brooks near
Academy. The rest sluster ar-
ound the church.
We have archbiship, dist. Bishops, presiding
elders, minister or pastor, local
elders, evangelists, deacons.
Physical Descriptionhandwritten on 1 half sheet of scrap paper
FilenameIsrael_of_Gods_church_notes.pdf
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