The Bible in Black History

Explore the Bible's influence in a new way.

Papers

A Deed to an Enslaved Person Named Charles

Printed Book

Phillis Wheatley, “Recollection,” in “The Annual Register”

Bible - Printed Book

Pvt. George R. Rome’s Personal New Testament

Object

Pvt. George R. Rome’s Military Equipment

Bible - Printed Book

Holy Bible: African American Jubilee Edition

Object

Pvt. George R. Rome’s Military Equipment

Stone

Vernon AME Church Fragment

Papers

“The London Gazette,” March 28, 1807

Printed Book

“An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist”

Papers

Typed Letter Signed from Howard Thurman to Timothy Fulton

Photograph

Portrait of Pvt. George R. Rome

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Envelope Signed by Jesse Jackson Sr. with 1979 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Stamp

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Typed Letter Signed from Howard Thurman to Leonard Fulton