Peter Williams

Woodson, Carter Godwin , The history of the Negro church. (published c1921), Washington, D.C. : Associated Publishers, c1921.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Peter Williams

Rev. Peter Williams, Jr. (1780-1840), an abolitionist, was the son of the founder in 1796 of what would become the AME Zion Church in New York City. The young Williams helped establish in 1819 the first black Episcopalian church in New York, St. Philips African Episcopal Church of which he was the pastor.

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  2. Introduction
  3. Celebrations in New York
  4. Celebrations in Philadelphia
  5. Celebrations in Boston
  6. Africa and Africans
  7. New Issues
  8. The End of the Celebrations
  9. The Legacy of the Celebrations
  10. Bibliography

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