First Presbyterian Church records
Parish records, church bulletins and programs, business records, artifacts (including missionary artifacts), etc., of this church founded at Fort Dearborn in 1833 and now in Woodlawn. The congregation has included many prominent Chicago families such as the Shedds, Buckinghams, and Fields, and became one of the first racially integrated congregations in Chicago, in 1953. Also includes information on the Blackstone Rangers, who used to meet in the church in the late 1960s.
- Creation: 1833-1999
- First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.) (Organization)
Materials are in English.
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- First Presbyterian Church records, 1833-1999
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