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Eldridge & Zonnechris Askew In The Bethel A.M.E. Nursery School Parade, August 1949

Eldridge & Zonnechris Askew In The Bethel A.M.E. Nursery School Parade, August 1949 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 19, 1949
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RIDE IN PARADE: Eldridge Askew, 3, and his little brother, Zonnechris, 22 months old, rode in a paper-decorated wagon yesterday in the parade that climaxed summer activities at the Bethel A.M.E. nursery school. A plan to continue to the nursery school through the winter is now being discussed.

Active Community Member, 95, Dies

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July
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1993
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Active At 90

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16
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April
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1988
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Clearing the Site For Bethel AME Church on Plum St, September 1967

Clearing the Site For Bethel AME Church on Plum St, September 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 1, 1967
Caption
Site-Clearing Teamwork Youths of Bethel AME Church joined in clearing the site for a new church building which will be constructed on Plum Street neat Pear Street. Taking part in the site-clearing were Kenny, Ronald, and Michael Shaw; Robert and Raymond Blake; John Woods; Ricky and Harry Mial; Wesley Jones, and Governor Robinson. More space is urgently needed by the church, which has more than 100 boys and girls attending its Sunday school and lacks classrooms. A public service of dedication at the new site will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bethel AME Church Carnival, June 1970

Bethel AME Church Carnival, June 1970 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 24, 1970
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Keeping Fingers Crossed William Thompson Jr. and Jill Anderson will be keeping their fingers crossed that they'll win this pretty work of art at the "Fun Fair Carnival" sponsored by Bethel AME Church. The carnival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the church, 632 N. Fourth Ave. Clowns, concession stands, colorful booths, white elephants, novelties, games, and prizes - including the picture held by William- will be featured at the event, which is open to the public. (News photo by Eck Stanger)

Dolls for the Bethel AME Church Bazaar, November 1965

Dolls for the Bethel AME Church Bazaar, November 1965 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 8, 1965
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Dolls For Church Bazaar Making rag dolls for a bazaar sponsored by the Fanny Jackson Coppin Missionary Society of the Bethel AME Church is Mrs. Charles H. Baker. In addition to the dolls the bazaar will feature aprons, other hand-made articles and baked goods. It will be held from 5 until 9 p.m. Friday, and will open at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. A turkey dinner is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday. Mrs. Elizabeth Hill is bazaar chairman.

Bethel Toy Club Refurbishes Toys, February 1966

Bethel Toy Club Refurbishes Toys, February 1966 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 8, 1966
Caption
For Needy Children The Rev. John A. Woods, pastor of Bethel AME Church, is one of many men who are lending a helping hand to the new Bethel Toy Club, headed by Mrs. Boots Anthony (left). Women of the church have formed the club to supply toys to needy children at Christmas. They are beginning their project making Humpty Dumpty dolls.

Children Prepare For Puppet Show at Ann Arbor Community Center, February 1963

Children Prepare For Puppet Show at Ann Arbor Community Center, February 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 22, 1963
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Paints Scenery: Stephanie Collins paints scenery which will be used as a backdrop for the puppet show.

Rev. Lyman S. Parks & Rev. H. Vaughn Whited Exchange Pulpits For Brotherhood Sunday, February 1963

Rev. Lyman S. Parks & Rev. H. Vaughn Whited Exchange Pulpits For Brotherhood Sunday, February 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 8, 1963
Caption
Exchange Pulpits: The Rev. Lyman S. Parks, (left), pastor of the Bethel AME Church, 632 N. Fourth Ave., and the Rev. Dr. H. Vaughn Whited, pastor of West Side Methodist Church, 900 S. Seventh St., stand at the chancel of West Side Methodist Church. This Sunday, the two ministers will exchange pulpits as part of Brotherhood Sunday. Choirs of the two churches also will be exchanged.