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African American Mennonite Association Records

Overview

Abstract

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Founding and Governing Documents

Assemblies and Events

Minutes and Dockets

Photographs

Educational Program Records

Correspondence and Subject Files

Sound Recordings



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African American Mennonite Association Records, 1969-2001 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Colleen McFarland and Elizabeth Wittrig

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Collection Overview

Title: African American Mennonite Association Records, 1969-2001Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1974-1993

ID: I/06/007

Primary Creator: African American Mennonite Association

Extent: 20.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: By series

Subjects: African American Mennonite Association, African American Mennonites, Race relations - Religious aspects

Forms of Material: Audiocassettes, Correspondence, Photographs, Slides (photographs)

Languages: English

Abstract

Records of the African American constituency group of the (old) Mennonite Church.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Subject/Index Terms

African American Mennonite Association
African American Mennonites
Race relations - Religious aspects

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 8 records cartons, seven archives boxes, 1 half archives box, five audiocassette boxes, and 1 oversize folder

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Preferred Citation: African American Mennonite Association Records, 1969-2001.  I-06-007. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Founding and Governing Documents],
[Series 2: Assemblies and Events],
[Series 3: Minutes and Dockets],
[Series 4: Photographs],
[Series 5: Educational Program Records],
[Series 6: Correspondence and Subject Files],
[Series 7: Sound Recordings],
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Series 2: Assemblies and EventsAdd to your cart.
This series includes programs, brochures, workbooks, lectures, attendance records, planning documents, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to annual assemblies and other gatherings sponsored by the African AMerican Mennonite Associations.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Assembly 1974, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Assembly 1975, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Assembly 1976, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Assembly 1977, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Assembly 1978, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Assembly 1979, 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Assembly 1980, 1979-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Assembly 1981, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Assembly 1982, 1981-1982Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Assembly 1983, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Assembly 1984, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Assembly 1985, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Assembly 1986, 1985-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Assembly 1987, 1986-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Assembly 1990, 1990Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AAMA Events at General Assembly, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Leadership Seminars, 1976-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Black Women's Fellowship Conferences, 1977-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Black Christian Family Leadership Training Seminar, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Black / Urban Family Life Seminars, 1979-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Black Youth Conventions, 1979-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Leadership Seminar, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Black Ministers' May Day Conference, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Black Women's Conference, 1981Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Conference: The Black Church, the Third World, and Peace - Correspondence, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Conference: The Black Church, the Third World, and Peace, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Black Women's Retreat, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Urban Church Workers Event at Bethlehem '83, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Conference: Reconciliation - The Road to Peace, 1984-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Black Church, the Third World, and Peace, Phase II, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Black Women's Retreat, 1985-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 8: National Men's Conference, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Youth Leadership Conference, 1986-1987Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Founding and Governing Documents],
[Series 2: Assemblies and Events],
[Series 3: Minutes and Dockets],
[Series 4: Photographs],
[Series 5: Educational Program Records],
[Series 6: Correspondence and Subject Files],
[Series 7: Sound Recordings],
[All]


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