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Allen A.M.E. Chapel, Portsmouth, Ohio


Color tinted image of the Allen A.M.E Chapel building. This was the congregations 3rd location, when on 1868 they moved into a small frame church on…

Hempstead Academy of Medicine Nursing Graduates


Black and white photo image of graduating class of 1917 Hempstead Nurses. Names listed (Left to Right) Assistant superintendent Lucy Lynn, June…

Officer Installation


Colorized photo image of installation of 5 Women's Auxiliary officers.