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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 74

20. Constitution, Rules of Decorum, and Recommendations of the Regular Missionary Baptist Association of Washington County, Mississippi (N.p., [1902?]). (18 p.)

Documents concerning an association of African American churches in Washington County, Mississippi. The names of the Association’s officers and Board of Managers appear on the front cover. A roll of annual members is printed on pages 22 and 23. Tables providing the names of about one hundred Missionary Baptist churches, their pastors, delegates, post offices, membership, Sunday schools, and the appraised value of each church’s property is appended. Advertisements for business catering the African Americans appear throughout the pamphlet, especially on the last eight pages.