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BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS

BLACK AND INDIAN MISSION COLLECTION (COMMISSION FOR CATHOLIC MISSIONS AMONG INDIANS AND COLORED PEOPLE) AND CATHOLIC NEGRO-AMERICAN MISSION BOARD (CATHOLIC BOARD FOR MISSION WORK AMONG COLORED PEOPLE)

AFRICAN AMERICANS -- BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS

1905, 1914-1986, 1988, 1995, 1998, undated (1900s-1990s)

 


Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Alabama
9-2 1 1
Chastang, St. Peter Church, 1928; includes attended missions-- St. Theresa Mission, Chastang (West Mount Vernon), and Our Lady of Sorrows Mission, Little Chastang (Mount Vernon)
9-2 - -
Mobile
9-2 1 2
Prince of Peace Church, 1973, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 1 3
St. John the Baptist Church, 1978, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1926), undated (1980s)
9-2 1 4
Selma, St. Elizabeth Mission, 1940
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Alabama
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Alabama
9-2 - -
See also -- Extreme oversize, Alabama
9-2 1 5 Arizona, Tucson, Blessed Martin de Porres School, 1947

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Arkansas
9-2 1 6
Lake Village, 1953
9-2 1 7
Little Rock, St. Bartholomew Church, undated
9-2 1 8
Pine Bluff, St. Peter Church, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1928), undated (1980s)
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Arkansas
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Arkansas
9-2 - - California
9-2 1 9
Fresno, Holy Redeemer School, 1948
9-2 1 10
Los Angeles, St. Odilia Chapel, 1926-1927, undated (1920s?)
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, California
9-2 - - Delaware
9-2 1 11
Belvedere, Our Mother of Mercy Chapel, 1933
9-2 1 12
Wilmington, St. Joseph Church, 1936, undated
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Delaware

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - District of Columbia, Washington
9-2 1 13
Black and Indian Mission Office (Catholic Negro-American Mission Board and Black and Indian Mission Collection), 1986, undated (1900s-1910s), undated (includes Rev. Edward R. Dyer, S.S., served 1884-1925); undated (1980s)
9-2 - -
See also -- New York, New York, Catholic Negro-American Mission Board
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, District of Columbia
9-2 - - Florida
9-2 1 14
Jacksonville, St. Pius V Church and School, 1931, 1978, 1994, 1996, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s), undated (1990s); includes Rev. James R. Boddie Jr. ordination, 1978
9-2 1 15
Miami, St. Francis Xavier Church, 1938
9-2 1 16
Pensacola, St. Joseph’s Church, 1905
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Florida
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Florida
9-2 - - Georgia
9-2 1 17
Macon, St. Peter Claver Mission, undated
9-2 1 18
Savannah, St. Benedict Church, 1963

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Illinois
9-2 - -
See -- Added entries, Illinois
9-2 - -
See -- Oversize, Illinois
9-2 - - Indiana
9-2 1 19
Gary, Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, undated (Used Mission Fields Home, January, 1958)
9-2 - -
Indianapolis
9-2 1 20
St. Maur's Seminary, 1969
9-2 1 21
St. Rita Church, 1947, 1959
9-2 1 22
Unidentified, 1947
9-2 1 23 Kansas, Kansas City, Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 1924
9-2 - - Kentucky
9-2 1 24
Bardston, St. Monica Church, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1976)
9-2 1 25
Owensboro, Blessed Sacrament School, 1945
9-2 1 26
Springfield, St. Rose Priory, 1933-1948

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Louisiana
9-2 1 27
Alexandria, undated
9-2 1 28
Breaux Bridge, St. Francis of Assisi Church, undated
9-2 1 29
Cecilia, St. Rose de Lima Church, undated
9-2 1 30
Church Point, Our Mother of Mercy School, undated (1920s)
9-2 1 31
Duson, St. Benedict the Moor Church, undated
9-2 1 32
Emma, St. Matilda Church, 1945, undated
9-2 1 33
Grand Coteau (Bellevue), Christ the King Mission, 1941, undated
9-2 1 34
Isle Brevelle, St. Augustine Church, 1981
9-2 1 35
Jeanerette, Our Lady of Our Rosary Church, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1945); includes attended missions -- St. Peter Chapel, Julien Hill, and St. Joan of Arc Chapel, Glencoe

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Louisiana, continued
9-2 - -
Lafayette
9-2 1 36
Holy Rosary Institute, 1930, 1938
9-2 1 37
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1943-1944, undated
9-2 1 38
Long Plantation, Long Plantation Public School, 1942
9-2 1 39
Mouton Switch, St. John Vianny Chapel, 1942, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1945)
9-2 1 40
Lake Charles, Sacred Heart of Jesus School, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1928), undated (1980s-1990s)
9-2 1 41
Leonville, St. Leo School, undated
9-2 1 42
Madisonville, St. Francis Xavier School, undated
9-2 1 43
Mansura, Uganda Center, 1981
9-2 1 44
New Iberia, St. Edward’s Church and School, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1945)

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Louisiana, continued
9-2 - -
New Orleans
9-2 1 45
Blessed Sacrament Church, undated
9-2 1 46
St. Augustine High School, 1970
9-2 1 47
St. Peter Claver School, undated
9-2 1 48
St. Xavier Preparatory School, undated
9-2 1 49
Xavier University of Louisiana, 1983, undated (Used Mission Fields at Home, January, 1958), undated
9-2 - -
Opelousas
9-2 1 50
Christ the King School, 1985
9-2 1 51
Holy Ghost Church and School, 1924, 1928-1930, 1932, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1945), undated
9-2 1 52
Plaisance, St. Joseph Chapel, undated (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1939)
9-2 1 53
Rayne, Our Mother of Mercy Church, undated

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Louisiana, continued
9-2 - -
St. Martinville
9-2 1 54
Notre Dame de Pepetual Secours Church and School, 1944-1945, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1945)
9-2 1 55
St. Martin Church, undated (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1939)
9-2 1 56
Verdunville, Immaculate Conception Chapel, 1945
9-2 1 57
Welsh, St. Joseph Church, 1981
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Louisiana
9-2 - - Maryland
9-2 1 58
Annapolis/ Elk Ridge, St. Augustine Church, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1949)
9-2 1 59
Baltimore, St. Barnabas Church, undated (1928?)
9-2 1 60
Ridge, St. Peter Claver School, undated (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1940)
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Maryland

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Mississippi
9-2 1 61
Bay St. Louis, St. Augustine's Seminary, 1976-1977, undated
9-2 1 62
Gulfport, St. Theresa Little Flower Church, undated (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1938)
9-2 1 63
Jackson, Holy Ghost Mission and School, 1923, undated (1910s-1920s), undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1992)
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Mississippi
9-2 - - Missouri
9-2 1 64
Clifton City, St. Joseph Mission, 1940
9-2 1 65
Kansas City, St. Monica Church, 1914
9-2 - -
St. Louis
9-2 1 66
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 1986
9-2 1 67
St. Alphonsus "Rock" Church, 1978, 1980; Archdiocese of St. Louis retreats
9-2 1 68
St. Charles Lwanga Center, 1980; Archdiocese of St. Louis retreats
9-2 1 69
General and unidentified, 1982-1983, undated (1980s); Archdiocese of St. Louis retreats
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Missouri

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Nebraska
9-2 2 1
Omaha, St. Benedict Church, 1927
9-2 - -
See also -- Extreme oversize, Nebraska
9-2 - - New Jersey
9-2 2 2
Patterson, Archdiocese of, 1981
9-2 2 3
Tenafly, St. Anthony Mission Home, 1924
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, New Jersey
9-2 - - New York
9-2 2 4
Newburgh, Josephite Collegiate Seminary, undated (1930s-1940s)
9-2 2 5
New York, Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, undated (1920s)
9-2 2 2
Patterson, Archdiocese of, 1981
9-2 2 3
Tenafly, St. Anthony Mission Home, 1924
9-2 2 5
New York, The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, undated (1920s)
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, New York

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - North Carolina
9-2 2 6
Belmont, St. Benedict School, 1951
9-2 2 7
Charlotte, Our Lady of Consultation School, 1962
9-2 2 8
Greenville, St. Gabriel School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1988)
9-2 2 9
New Bern, St. Joseph Mission, undated
9-2 2 10
Newton Grove, St. Mark Church, 1926
9-2 2 11
Southern Pines, Our Lady of Mercy Mission, 1936 (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1940)
9-2 2 12
Wilmington, St. Thomas Church, undated
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, North Carolina
9-2 2 13 Oregon, Portland, Blessed Martin League, 1947
9-2 - - Pennsylvania
9-2 2 14
Harrisburg, Harrisburg Diocesan Chancery, 1988
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Pennsylvania

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - South Carolina
9-2 2 15
Charleston, Immaculate Conception High School, 1936, undated
9-2 2 16
Kingstree, Our Lady of Fatima Mission, 1936
9-2 2 17
Ritter/ Catholic Cross Roads, St. James the Greater Mission, 1926, undated (Used Our Negro and Indian Missions, 1936)
9-2 2 18
Spartanburg, St. Joseph Church, 1946
9-2 2 19
Sumter, St. Jude School, 1948
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, South Carolina
9-2 - - Tennessee
9-2 2 20
Jackson, St. Joseph Church, 1928
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Tennessee
9-2 - - Texas
9-2 2 21
Amarillo, Blessed Martin Mission, 1944
9-2 2 22
Corpus Christi, Holy Cross Church, 1925, undated

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Texas, continued
9-2 - -
Dallas
9-2 2 23
Immaculate Heart of Mary Mission, School, 1949
9-2 2 24
St. Anthony School and Mission, 1938, 1948
9-2 2 25
St. Peter Church and [High] School, 1938, 1942, undated
9-2 - -
Fort Worth
9-2 2 26
Our Lady of Mercy Mission, 1929-1932
9-2 2 27
St. Veronica Church, 1941
9-2 2 28
Gainesville, St. Charles Church, 1947
9-2 2 29
Galveston, Holy Rosary School, undated
9-2 2 30
Liberty, Sacred Heart Church and School, undated
9-2 2 31
Marshall, Holy Spirit Church, undated (1938 or later)

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Texas, continued
9-2 2 32
Port Arthur, Sacred Heart High School, undated
9-2 2 33
San Antonio, Holy Redeemer Church, undated
9-2 2 34
Washington, Sacred Heart Church, 1935
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, Texas
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Texas
9-2 2 35 West Virginia, Wheeling, Christian House of Hospitality, undated
9-2 - - Wisconsin
9-2 2 36
Milwaukee, St. Benedict the Moor Church and St. Anthony Hospital, 1937, undated
9-2 - -
See also -- Oversize, Wisconsin
9-2 2 37 United States, General and Unidentified, undated (Used Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1940), undated
9-2 - -
See also -- Added entries, United States, General and Unidentified
9-2 2 38 Bahamas, San Salvador, undated
9-2 - - Italy --see -- Added entries, Italy

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Added entries
9-2 - - Alabama
9-2 2 39
Coden, St. Michael's, undated (1980's)
9-2 - -
Mobile
9-2 2 40
City of St. Jude, 1978
9-2 2 41
Immaculate Conception Basilica Cathedral, 1978-1979
9-2 2 42
Most Pure Heart of Mary School,
9-2 2 43
Phenix City, Mother Mary Mission School, 1984, undated (Used Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1994)
9-2 2 44
Prichard, St. James Major School, 1998
9-2 2 45
South Montgomery, 1978; includes Archbishop Oscar H. Lipscomb
9-2 2 46
Tuskegee Institute, St. Joseph's Church, 1994, 1996, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 2 47
Unidentified, undated (1980s-1990s)
9-2 2 48 California, General and Unidentified, undated; includes Bishop Carl Fisher, S.S.J. (Los Angeles), ordained bishop, 1987, died 1993
9-2 - - Florida
9-2 2 49
Jacksonville, Fr. Bodie, 1978, undated
9-2 2 50
Tampa, St. Peter Claver School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1990s)

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Added Entries, continued
9-2 2 51 Illinois, General, undated (1998?); includes Bishop Joseph N. Perry (Chicago), ordained bishop, 1998
9-2 2 52 Indiana, General, 1992; includes Archbishop Edward T. O'Meara memorial card, 1992
9-2 - - Louisiana
9-2 2 53
Grand Coteau, St. Charles College, undated
9-2 2 54
Iowa, St. Peter Claver Church, 1981
9-2 2 55
Marksville, Marksville Catholic School, 1986, 1995, undated
9-2 - -
New Orleans
9-2 2 56
Xavier University of Louisiana, 1983
9-2 2 57
Xavier University Preparatory School, undated
9-2 2 58
General and Unidentified, 1978, undated (1980s-1990s)
9-2 - - Maryland
9-2 2 59
Baltimore, St. Joseph Manor, undated (1980s); Rev. Benjamin Horton, S.S.J.
9-2 2 60
Newtown, St. Francis Xavier Mission, undated

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Added Entries, continued
9-2 - - Mississippi
9-2 3 1
Biloxi, Diocese of, undated (1990s); includes Bishop Joseph L. Howze, served 1977-2001
9-2 - -
Canton
9-2 3 2
Mother Mary Mission School, 1984, undated (Used Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1994)
9-2 3 3
Undated (1970s); Sr. Grace Mary
9-2 3 4
Choctaw, St. Catherine's School, 1978
9-2 3 5
Clarksdale, Immaculate Conception School, undated (1980s)
9-2 3 6
Jackson, Christ the King School, undated (1980s)
9-2 3 7
Natchez, Holy Family School, 1995, undated (Used Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, Christmas appeal 1992), undated (1990s)
9-2 3 8
Pascagoula, St. Peter the Apostle School, 1978, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s) undated (Used Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1993); undated (Used Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, Christmas appeal 1995); undated (Bishop Carl Anthony Fisher, S.S.J., ordained 1987, deceased 1993);
9-2 3 9 Missouri, General, 1987; national Catholic collections meeting, St. Louis
9-2 3 10 New Jersey, Camden, St. Bartholomew's School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1970s-1990s)

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Added Entries, continued
9-2 3 11 New York, Staten Island, St. Edward's School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1970s-1980s)
9-2 3 12 North Carolina, Lumberton, St. Francis de Sales School, 1986
9-2 - - Pennsylvania
9-2 3 13
Bensalem, Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Motherhouse, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 3 14
General, 1981; national Catholic collections meeting, Philadelphia
9-2 3 15
General, 1982; national Catholic collections meeting, Philadelphia
9-2 3 16
General, undated (1980s); national Catholic collections meeting, Philadelphia
9-2 - - South Carolina
9-2 3 17
Georgetown, St. Cyprian's School, 1982, 1987, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 3 18
Greenville, St. Anthony's School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 3 19
Orangeburg, Holy Trinity School, 1982

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Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Added Entries, continued
9-2 - - Tennessee
9-2 3 20
Memphis, St. Augustine School, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s)
9-2 3 21
Nashville, St. Vincent de Paul School, 1998
9-2 3 22
General, undated (1990s); Bishop Terry Steub (Memphis)
9-2 - - Texas
9-2 3 23
Ames, Our Lady of Mercy School, 1939
9-2 3 24
Beaumont, Central Catholic School, 1995
9-2 3 25
Port Arthur, Central Catholic School, 1995
9-2 3 26 United States, General and Unidentified, undated (Received Catholic Negro-American Mission Board, 1980s-1990s); includes National Black Catholic Congress
9-2 3 27 Costa Rica, General, undated
9-2 3 28 Italy, Rome, General, 1988; re St. Katharine Drexel beatification; includes archbishops/ bishop Eugene A. Marino, S.S.J. (Atlanta), John J. O'Connor (New York), and Moses Anderson (auxiliary, Detroit)

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Series 9-2
B & W Prints -- Oversize

Series Box Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Oversize
9-2 O1 1 Alabama, Mobile, Heart of Mary School, undated
9-2 O1 2 Arkansas, Little Rock, St. Bartholomew Church, undated
9-2 O1 3 Delaware, Wilmington, St. Joseph Church, 1933
9-2 - - District of Columbia, Washington
9-2 O1 4
Black and Indian Mission Office (Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions and Black and Indian Mission Collection), undated; includes Board of Directors portrait collage
9-2 O1 5
Church of the Incarnation, 1925
9-2 O1 6 Illinois, East St. Louis, St. Augustine Church, undated (Received Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians, 1940s)
9-2 - - Texas
9-2 O1 7
Galveston, Knights of Peter Claver, 1926
9-2 O1 8
San Antonio, Holy Redeemer Holy Redeemer Church and School, undated
9-2 O1 9 Wisconsin, Milwaukee, St. Benedict the Moor Mission, 1926

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Series 9-2
B & W Prints -- Extreme oversize

Series File/Drawer Folder Folder Title
9-2 - - Extreme oversize
9-2 D/5 1 African Americans
9-2 - -
Alabama, Mobile, Heart of Mary School, undated
9-2 - -
Nebraska, Omaha, St. Benedict Community Home, 1924
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