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Journey To Freedom: African-American Life in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York (1638-1932)

is a multi-media resource that serves as an educational aid for students, teachers, community organizations, corporations, community development outreach organizations, historical and cultural facilitators, colleges and churches. With clear and dramatic description, this educational aid delivers relevant and poignant commentary on the joined forces behind African American freedom. It celebrated the diverse influences that characterized America’s early steps on the long winding road to civil rights and desegregation.

Much of the film work was authentically shaped at locations known to be passageways, holding places and escape routes to freedom. Skilled actors enliven scenes with realistic portrayals and unforgettable imagery. This Multi Media resource includes a 2-set CD-ROM, a music score composed by Aaron Brown, and two other books: “Lest We Forget,” a photographic & historical guide to African American Churches and “In Due Season,” a photographic & historical guide to African American Cemeteries.

*For the classroom and lecture setting, “Journey To Freedom”: The African-American Life in New Jersey (1638-1932) paints an invaluable portrait of 400-years of American History from slavery to freedom.

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14-MT.-PISGAH-A.M.E.-CHURCH-AND-ITS-CONGREGATION-IN-1827-1890-AT-MOULDY-AND-COMPANY-ROADS-IN-LAWNSIDE-NEW-JERSEY-c.-LAWNSIDE-HISTORICAL-SOCIETY-300x206Photographs of Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church and it;s congregation in 1827-1890 at Mouldy and Company roads in Lawnside, New Jersey (c. Lawnside Historical Society)

1. Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (1827) New Brunswick, New Jersey

2. Ebenezer Baptist Church (1875) Rev. Charles C. Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey

3. Bethel A.M.E. Church (1843) Morristown, New Jersey

4. Union Baptist Church (1919), Rev. Charles Marks
Morristown, New Jersey

5. Second Presbyterian Church (1800’s) Rahway, New Jersey

6. Second Baptist Church (1892) Rahway, New Jersey

7. Bethel African Methodist Church (1820) Springtown, New Jersey

8. *Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (1810) Montgomery Township Historic Site
Landmarks Commission, Montgomery, New Jersey

9. Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church (1888-1999) Salem, New Jersey

10. *Old Carpenter Street School (1840) Woodbury, New Jersey

11. Bethel A.M.E. Church (1800’s) Woodbury, New Jersey

12. Macedonia A.M.E. Church (1832) Camden, New Jersey

13. Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (1800’s) Little Rocky, New Jersey

14. Second Calvary Baptist Church (1892) Hopewell, New Jersey

15. Bethel A.M.E. Church (1816) Pennington, New Jersey

16. Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church (1800’s) Lawnside, New Jersey

17. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (1828) Lawnside, New Jersey

18. Presbyterian Church (1800’s) Princeton, New Jersey

19. Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church (1871) Newark, New Jersey

20. Monmouth County Church (1800’s) Monmouth, New Jersey

21. Bethel A.M.E. Church (1810) Freehold, New Jersey

22. Second Baptist Church (1895) Freehold, New Jersey

23. St. James A.M.E. Church (1836) Manalapan, New Jersey

24. Grave Episcopal Church (1826) Plainfield, New Jersey

25. St. Mary Street United Methodist (1800’s) Church Burlington, New Jersey

26. Bethelehem A.M.E. Church (1830) Burlington, New Jersey

27. *Burlington (Quaker) Meeting House (1678) Burlington, New Jersey

28. Shiloh Baptist Church (1886) Trenton, New Jersey

29. Union Baptist Church (1888) Trenton, New Jersey

30. Shiloh Pentecostal Church (1800’s) Somerville, New Jersey

31. St. Thomas Zion A.M.E. Church (1858) Somerville, New Jersey

32. St. Pauls Baptist Church (1927) Somerville, New Jersey

33. Shiloh Baptist Church (1908) Plainfield, New Jersey

34. Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church (1894) Plainfield, New Jersey

35. Mount Olive Baptist Church (1870) Plainfield, New Jersey

36. Bethel A.M.E. Church (1843) Morristown, New Jersey

37. Mt. Olive Rising Church (1800’s) Mount Holly, New Jersey

38. Faith Chapel A.M.E. Church (1925) Mt. Holly, New Jersey

39. Mt. Moriah A.M.E. Church (1826) Mt. Holly, New Jersey

40. St. Pauls Methodist Church (1886) Mt. Holly, New Jersey

41. Second Baptist Church (1906) Mt. Holly, New Jersey

42. Bethany Baptist Church (1871) Newark, New Jersey

43. Second Baptist Church (1913) Metuchen, New Jersey

44. New Hope Baptist Church (1923) Metuchen, New Jersey

45. Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church (1890) Middletown, New Jersey

46. Union Baptist Church (1898-1936) Middletown, New Jersey

47. Shrewsbury A.M.E. Zion Church (1827) Red Bank, New Jersey

48. Bethel A.M.E. Zion Church (Fair Haven Section) Middletown, New Jersey

49. Calvary Baptist Church (1903) Red Bank, New Jersey.

50. St. Thomas Church Episcopal (1891) Red Bank, New Jersey

51. St. James A.M.E. Zion Church (1825) Perth Amboy, New Jersey

52. St. Augustine Episcopal Church (1890-1990) Asbury Park, New Jersey

53. Second Baptist Church (1885) Asbury Park, New Jersey

54. Pilgrim Baptist Church (1896) Red Bank, New Jersey

55. Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (1855) Middletown, New Jersey

56. Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church (1852-1955) Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey

57. Mt. Zion U.F.W. Baptist (1918) Edison, New Jersey

58. Saint James A.M.E. Church (1842) Newark, New Jersey

59. Metropolitan Baptist Church (1938) 1st. Site on Prince Street (2nd Floor) Newark, New Jersey

60. *Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church (1778) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

61. *St. Thomas Episcopal Church (1779) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

62.*Rossville Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (1817) Staten Island, New York

63. Shilon A.M.E. Church Staten Island, New York

64. Berean Church Flushing Queen, New York

65. Macedonia A.M.E. Church (1899-1960) Flushing Queen, New Jersey

66. *Bethel African Methodist Church (1817) Lancaster, Pennsylvania

67. *Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (1817) Columbia, Pennsylvania

68. Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (1827) New Brunswick, New Jersey

69. Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Church (1890) Middletown, New Jersey

70. Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church (1873) Cinnaminson, New Jersey

71. First A.M.E. Zion Church (1834) Paterson, New Jersey

72. Calvary Baptist Church (1879) Paterson, New Jersey

73. Canaan Baptist Church (1906) Paterson, New Jersey

74. Gethesmane Cemetery (1860) Hackensack, New Jersey

75. St. Peter Clavers Roman Catholic Church (1892) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

76. *St. Thomas African Episcopal Church (1792)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

77.  Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (1817) Lancaster, Pennsylvania

78. Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (1817)
Columbia, Pennsylvania

79.  Bridge Street African Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal Church (1818)
Brooklyn, New York

80. Berean Missionary Baptist Church (1880)
Brooklyn, New York

81. Bethel Tabernacle A.M.E. Church (1847)
Brooklyn, New York

82. St. Phillips Church (1904)
Brooklyn, New York

83. Rossville A.M.E. Zion Church (1824)
Staten Island, New York

84. Macedonia A.M.E. Church (1837)
Flushing Queens, New York

85. St. Paul AME Church (1820) Lexington, Kentucky

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