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  • Alexander Walters [Frontispiece Image] From My Life and Work.


  • BISHOP A. GRANT. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP A. WALTERS, D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • [BISHOP ABRAHAM GRANT.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP ALEXANDER W. WAYMAN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP ALEXANDER WALTERS From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP B. F. LEE, D.D., LL.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP B. T. TANNER, D.D., LL.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP B. W. ARNETT From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP B. W. ARNETT (See sketch Page 25) From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP B. W. ARNETT. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • [BISHOP BENJAMIN F. LEE, D.D.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • [BISHOP BENJAMIN WILLIAM ARNETT.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP C. H. PHILLIPS, D.D. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP C. H. PHILLIPS, LL.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP C. S. SMITH, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP C. T. SHAFFER, M.D., D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP CHARLES CALVIN PETTEY, A.M., D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • [BISHOP CHARLES SPENCER SMITH.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP CHRISTOPHER RUSH From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP D. A. PAYNE, D. D., LL. D., First President of Wilberforce. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • BISHOP D. A. PAYNE. From A School History of the Negro Race in America, from 1619 to 1890, with a Short Introduction as to the Origin of the Race; Also a Short Sketch of Liberia.


  • BISHOP D. A. PAYNE. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP D. J. RUSSELL, D. D. President of the Philadelphia and New Jersey District of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church, [Frontispiece Image] From History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.


  • BISHOP DANIEL A. PAYNE From The History of the Negro Church.


  • Bishop Daniel A. Payne. Bishop James A. Shorter. Dr. John G. Mitchell. FOUNDERS OF WILBERFORCE UNIVERSITY. From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP DEMBY BISHOP HOLLY BISHOP DELANY From History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church.


  • BISHOP E. W. LAMPTON. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • Bishop Edward Waters. From Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History.


  • BISHOP EDWARD WATERS. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP ELIAS COTTRELL, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP EVANS TYREE. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • [BISHOP EVANS TYREE.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP FERGUSON BISHOP PAYNE BISHOP GARDINER From History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church.


  • BISHOP H. B. PARKS, D. D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP H. M. TURNER From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP H. M. TURNER First bishop of A. M. E. Church to visit South Africa. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP H. M. TURNER, D.D. Of the African Methodist Episcopal Church: Editor of the Voice of Missions, Atlanta From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • BISHOP H. M. TURNER. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • [BISHOP HENRY M. TURNER.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP HOLSEY, of the C. M. E. Church. From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP I. C. CLINTON, D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (At sixty years of age.) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP ISAAC NELSON ROSS. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. A. BEEBE. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP J. A. HAMLETT, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP J. ALBERT JOHNSON Retiring bishop of South Africa. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. ALBERT JOHNSON. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. C. CAMPBELL From Fifty Years in the Gospel Ministry from 1864 to 1914. Twenty-seven Years in the Pastorate; Sixteen Years' Active Service as Chaplain in the U. S. Army; Seven Years Professor in Wilberforce University; Two Trips to Europe; A Trip in Mexico.


  • BISHOP J. C. EMBRY, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. C. MARTIN, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP J. H. ARMSTRONG (See sketch Page 25) From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. J. CLINTON. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • BISHOP J. J. MOORE. BISHOP S. T. JONES. BISHOP J. W. HOOD. BISHOP J. P. THOMPSON. BISHOP T. H. LOMAX. BISHOP W. H. HILLERY. From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • BISHOP J. M. BROWN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. M. CARTER'S HOME. From History of Louisiana Negro Baptists from 1804 to 1914.


  • BISHOP J. M. CONNER. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. S. FLIPPER, D.D., LL.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP J. VARRICK, NO. 1, A FOUNDER. BISHOP C. RUSH, NO. 2, A FOUNDER. MOTHER CHURCH, IN N. Y. BISHOP WM. MILLER. NO. 3, A FOUNDER. BISHOP G. GALBREATH, NO. 4, A FOUNDER. From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • BISHOP J. W. HOOD From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP J. W. MCKINNEY, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP JABEZ PITT CAMPBELL. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP JAMES A. HANDY, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP JAMES A. SHORTER. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP JOHN HURST. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP JOHN J. MOORE, D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • BISHOP JOSEPH P. THOMPSON, M.D., D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • BISHOP JOSHUA H. JONES, D.D., LL.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP L. A. HOLSEY D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP M. B. SALTER. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP M. F. JAMISON, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP M. J. JAMISON, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP M. M. MOORE. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP MORRIS BROWN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • [BISHOP MOSES B. SALTER.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP N. C. CLEAVES, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP N. C. CLEAVES, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP R. A. CARTER, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP R. A. CARTER, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP R. R. DISNEY. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP R. S. WILLIAMS, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP R. T. BROWN, D.D. From The History of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America: Comprising Its Organization, Subsequent Development and Present Status.


  • BISHOP RICHARD ALLEN Founder of the A. M. E. Church. From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP RICHARD ALLEN. [Frontispiece Image] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP RICHARD ALLEN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP RICHARD H. CAIN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP S. D. TOLBOT BISHOP P. ROSS. BISHOP J. TOPPAN. BISHOP J. D. BROOKS. BISHOP J. W. LOGUEN. From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • BISHOP T. H. LOMAX, D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • Bishop T. M. D. Ward, D D. From Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History.


  • BISHOP T. M. D. WARD. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP TAYLOR HOLDING A PALAVAR. From An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist: Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India, and Africa as an Independent Missionary.


  • BISHOP W. B. DERRICK From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP W. B. DERRICK, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP W. D. CHAPPELLE, A.M., D.D., LL.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP W. H. BISHOP. BISHOP J. J. CLINTON. BISHOP G. A. SPYWOOD. BISHOP J. SIMMONS. BISHOP S. T. SCOTT. From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • BISHOP W. H. MILES, of the C. M. E. Church. From The History of the Negro Church.


  • BISHOP W. H. MILES. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP W. J. GAINES From Fifty Years in the Gospel Ministry from 1864 to 1914. Twenty-seven Years in the Pastorate; Sixteen Years' Active Service as Chaplain in the U. S. Army; Seven Years Professor in Wilberforce University; Two Trips to Europe; A Trip in Mexico.


  • BISHOP W. J. GAINES. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP W. W. BECKETT Present bishop of South Africa. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • [BISHOP WESLEY J. GAINES, D.D.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • [BISHOP WILLIAM B. DERRICK.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • BISHOP WILLIAM PAUL QUINN. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • BISHOP WILLIAM WESLEY BECKETT, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • Bishop Willis Nezery. Bishop D. A. Payne, D.D. From Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History.


  • BISHOP WM. FISHER DICKERSON. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • Alexander W. Wayman [Frontispiece Image] From My Recollections of African M. E. Ministers, or Forty Years' Experience in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.


  • [Frontispiece Image] BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (AT EIGHTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • HALLIE Q BROWN. S. T. MITCHELL. JOHN HURST. From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • JAMES CALLINAN, Des Moines, Ia., $5,000.00. JAMES A. AND MARIAH SHORTER, Wilberforce, Ohio, Endowment, -- $2,000.00. From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • JAMES VARICK From The History of the Negro Church.


  • JAMES VARICK FOUNDER OF THE A. M. E. ZION CHURCH [Frontispiece Image] From The Varick Family.


  • John J. Moore [Frontispiece Image] From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • No. 18. [Bishop James M. Handy, D.D.] From Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives.


  • No. 22. [Bishop C. T. Shaffer, D.D.] From Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives.


  • No. 45. [Bishop W. B. Derrick, D.D.] From Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives.


  • No. 75. [Bishop J. W. Alstork.] From Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives.


  • OFFICERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR NEGROES OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH P. J. Maveety, Corresponding Secretary I. Garland Penn, Corresponding Secretary William F. Anderson, President John H. Race, Treasurer John L. Seaton, Educational Director From Methodist Adventures in Negro Education.


  • REV. B. F. LEE, D. D. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Biography of Rev. David Smith of the A. M. E. Church; Being a Complete History, Embracing over Sixty Years' Labor in the Advancement of the Redeemer's Kingdom on Earth. Including "The History of the Origin and Development of Wilberforce University.".


  • REV. G. L. BLACKWELL, A.B., S.T.B. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. J. B. COLBERT. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. J. B. SMALL, A.M., D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. J. H. ANDERSON. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. J. S. CALDWELL, A.M., B.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. J. W. SMITH. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. N. J. GREENE, D.D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. R. E. WILSON, M.A. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. R. H. G. DYSON, D. D. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. S. P. FELDER (See sketch Page 89) BISHOP WM. H. HEARD (See sketch Page 111) MRS. WM. H. HEARD (See sketch Page 111) From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • REV. SAMUEL C. BIRCHMORE. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. SMITH CLAIBORNE. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • REV. WILLIAM B. BOWEN. From One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; or, The Centennial of African Methodism.


  • RICHARD ALLEN. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • RT. REV. H. M. TURNER, D. D., LL. D. [Frontispiece Image] From African Letters.


  • RT. REV. J. EDWARD NICHOLS D. D. Bishop and President of the Missionary District. From History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.


  • SECRETARIES OF THE FREEDMEN'S AID SOCIETY, 1866-1912 Standing: W. P. Thirkield and M. C. B. Mason. Seated: J. C. Hartzell, J. M. Walden, R. S. Rust, and J. W. Hamilton From Methodist Adventures in Negro Education.


  • Wheeling Grant, Yellow Springs, O. Endowment $5,000.00 Geo. W. Hardester, Urbana, Ohio, $7,000 00 Bishop J.P. Campbell, Philadelphia. Endowment $1,000 00 From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • WILLIS NAZREY. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.