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African Methodist Episcopal Church



  • Existence: 1816-

Biographical / Historical

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1816, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Richard R. Wright Jr. films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6204
Overview The Richard R. Wright Jr. films comprise a collection of 13 moving images created circa the 1920s through the 1960s. Richard Robert Wright Jr. (1878-1967) was an African American sociologist, social worker, and minister for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Wright was married to Charlotte Crogman Wright, who authored a memoir relating to her travels throughout South Africa as the wife of a Methodist bishop, Beneath the Southern Cross (1955). Much of the...
Dates: 1920 - 1960