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Partial view, education building, 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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Item information

Title:
Partial view, education building, St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Romanesque revival (Architecture)
Greek revival (Architecture)
Church buildings
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1151pnc003
Architect:
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Durham (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
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:

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.
Location:
Durham (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Historic buildings
Romanesque revival (Architecture)
Greek revival (Architecture)
Towers (Building divisions)
Civil rights movements
Cultural property
Art centers
National Register of Historic Places

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