Doorway, St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina

St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church (Durham, N.C.)
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Doorway, St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
Church buildings
Greek revival (Architecture)
Romanesque revival (Architecture)
Original Format:
Color slide
2 x 2 in.
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Created Date:
Architectural photographs
Durham (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Preservation North Carolina
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Saint Joseph's African Methodist Episcopal Church (Durham, Durham County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
The church was built for a congregation led by Rev. Edian D. Markham.
Architectural note:
The asymmetrical building combines Romanesque and Greek Revival elements, with a soaring tower in front.
Historical note:
St. Joseph's served as a center for the civil rights movement and now serves as a community arts and heritage center. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Durham (N.C.)
Church buildings
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places