Appalachian African American Church Collection

Collection bcp

Scope and Contents
In 2019, cultural worker Joshua Outsey began working with sociologist Dr. William Turner and community leaders Ron and Jill Carson on a collaboration to document Black churches in central Appalachia. With the support of Dr. Turner and the Carsons' Appalachian African-American Cultural Center (AAACC) in Pennington Gap, VA Outsey is developing a centralized database that illuminates connections between Black faith communities across denominational boundaries.
Physical Description
The collection is composed of digital photographs, audio and video recordings made between 2020 and 2022.
Topics, Library of Congress Authority
Appalachian Region, Southern
African Americans--Appalachian Region
African American churches
African Americans--Religion