c1960s ORIGINAL FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA RELATING TO THE FORMER BISHOP OF THE ST. PAUL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH IN DETROIT MICHIGAN

By: CARRIE HILLIARD

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On offer is a modest family archive of photographs and ephemera from Mrs. Carrie Hilliard, mother of Bishop William Alexander Hilliard, of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Detroit Michigan. The archive presents an interesting photographic look into the circle of lives around the Bishop and his Church in the City of Detroit. Many of the pictures are identified. Intriguingly there is an 8 x 10 inch photo of a banquet setting with the bottom right corner has been cut to remove some guest from the picture! There are a number of handwritten sermons and notes, an address book and other manuscript ephemera. One online source provides this obituary: Bishop William Alexander Hilliard, 103, retired bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, died March 13. He was reported to be the oldest living bishop in all of Methodism. The funeral was scheduled for March 22 at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Detroit. Born in 1904 in Greenville, Texas, and educated in Kansas City, Mo., Hilliard received his higher education at Western University and Wayne State University. He was married for 71 years to Edra Mae Hilliard, who died in 1998. Called to the ministry in 1922, Hilliard was ordained a deacon in 1924 and an elder in 1927. He was pastor at more than nine different churches before becoming pastor at St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church in Detroit. He was elected in 1960 as the 67th bishop in the AME Zion Church and retired from the episcopacy in 1980. Overall G.

Title: c1960s ORIGINAL FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA RELATING TO THE FORMER BISHOP OF THE ST. PAUL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH IN DETROIT MICHIGAN

Author Name: CARRIE HILLIARD

Categories: 20th Century Ephemera, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: DETROIT MICHIGAN, 1960

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 0001855

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