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Western Christian recorder (newspaper)

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African Methodist Episcopal Church. Fifth Episcopal District


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Published 1891-1899, ceased publication, then revived. Published privately until 1904 when adopted by the AME General Conference. J. Frank McDonald was editor from 1891 until his death in 1918.

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NKAA Entry: Wilson, James H. (minister)

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“Western Christian recorder (newspaper),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 22, 2024,

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