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John Twiggs. Beginners Department Promotion Certificate, October 1941

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

Paper certifacte reads as follows:

Beginners Department Promotion Certificate. This certifies that John Twiggs is hereby promoted from the Beginners Department to the Primary Department of the Pilgrim Baptist Sunday School of Pilgrim Baptist Church.

The document is then signed by the following people: Helen M. Smith, Superintend [of the] Beginners Department; M.A. Balling, Superintendent; and Rev. Smith E.W., Pastor.


  • October 1941

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions regarding access to the physical materials are in place due to COVID precautions.


From the Collection: 5.2 Linear Feet ((5 containers). Collection primarily contains the following: Three Bibles (c.1883-1940), two meeting minutes books (c. 1910), photographs in black and white as well as color (various dates). As well as handwritten and typed correspondence and personal admin. files. ) : Two letter-size, black, hollinger boxes and two, cream-colored clamshell boxes.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Description

Paper document has a one inch tear on the left side and three vertical creases down the center. Edges are slightly bent. Water damage present across the surface of the document.


31.75 cm x 23.7 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Hallie Q. Brown Community Archives Repository

270 N. Kent Street
Saint Paul MN 55102 USA