African American Mennonite Association Records, 1969-2001
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Brief Description:

Records of the African American constituency group of the (old) Mennonite Church. Emerging from the Minority Ministries Council, the African American Mennonite Association began its orginizational life as the Black Council or Black Caucus.  In the early 1980s the name was changed to the African American Mennonite Association (AAMA).  The AAMA strove to support black and racially integrated congregations in the (old) Mennonite Church through annual assemblies and programming, leadership training, educational opportunites, and congregational economic development.

Records are divided into the following series:

(1) Founding and Governing Documents

(2) Assemblies and Events

(3) Dockets and Minutes

(4) Photographs

(5) Educational Program Records

(6) Correspondence and Subject Files

(7) Sound Recordings

Held at:
Mennonite Church USA Archives
3145 Benham Ave, Ste. 1
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-523-3080
Email: JasonK [at]
Record Series Number: I/06/007
Created by: African American Mennonite Association
Volume: 20.0 Linear Feet
Arrangement: By series
Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.
Subject Index
African American Mennonite Association
African American Mennonites
Race relations - Religious aspects
Genres/Forms of Material
Slides (photographs)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.
PreferredCitation: African American Mennonite Association Records, 1969-2001.  I-06-007. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.