Guide to the Deitra Moore-Atkins Collection

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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Guide to the Deitra Moore-Atkins Collection

Collection number: MS 92

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
12/05/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Deitra Moore-Atkins collection
Dates: 1960-2010
Collection number: MS 92
Collector: Moore-Atkins, Deitra.
Collection Size: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Abstract: The Dietra Moore-Atkins collection consists of church programs, conference programs, funeral programs, membership reports, sermon outlines and assorted religious handouts mostly of Baptist churches in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s-1980s. The collection is organized in to six series: Church programs, Conference programs, funeral programs, membership reports, religious handouts, and sermon outlines.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

Access Restrictions

Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish from the Deitra Moore-Atkins Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

Preferred Citation

Deitra Moore-Atkins collection, MS 92, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the African American Museum & Library at Oakland by Deitra Moore-Atkins.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Heyliger, 12/05/2013.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Dietra Moore-Atkins collection consists of church programs, conference programs, funeral programs, membership reports, sermon outlines and assorted religious handouts mostly of Baptist churches in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s-1980s. The collection is organized in to six series: Church programs, Conference programs, funeral programs, membership reports, religious handouts, and sermon outlines. The church programs include general service, Christmas, pastor appreciation and anniversary services at various churches mostly in Oakland, California. The conference program series consists of agenda and programs of the Mt. Zion District conference, Oakland City-Wide Revivals, California Baptist State Congress of Christian Education, California Baptist State Sunday School and Training Union Congress and the Clergy for the Mayor in honor of Oakland Lionel Wilson held at the Oakland Kaiser Center Auditorium Arena. Funeral programs include the service programs for various Moore family members held at Baptist churches in Oakland, California. The membership reports series includes directories for the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California. Included in the sermon outlines series are Pastor Michael L. Moore’s outlines for Joshua Christian Church, Oakland, California. Also included in the religious handouts series are assorted religious instructional and educational handouts.

Arrangement

Series I. Church programs Series II. Conference programs Series III. Funeral programs Series IV. Membership reports Series V. Religious handouts Series VI. Sermon outlines

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
African American churches -- California -- Oakland.
African American Baptists -- California -- Oakland.


Collection Contents

 

Church programs

Physical Description: 12 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes church programs of general service, Christmas, building dedication, anniversary, pastor appreciation and events at various churches in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s-1980s.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by church.
Box 1:1

All Nations Baptist Church, Oakland, California, Christmas program December 23, 1984

 

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California

Box 1:2

General service 1984-1987

Box 1:3

Appreciation worship service observance for our pastor and wife 1980-1989

Box 1:4

James McKissic recital to aid a youth in college undated

Box 1:5

25th anniversary of the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church souvenir program 1972-07-23

Box 1:6

Mother’s Day service program booklet 1972-07-23

Box 1:7

First Friendship Institutional Baptist Church, San Francisco, California celebrates its 32nd year of progressive service to liberate from all encumbrance and mortgage burning ceremony 1978

Box 1:8

Friendship Baptist Church, Oakland, California 37th Anniversary 1993

Box 1:9

Macedonia Baptist Church, San Francisco, California 22nd appreciation services for Pastor Bedford and wife 1979

Box 1:10

New Light Baptist Church, Oakland, California 9th anniversary services 1963

Box 1:11

North Oakland Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California building dedication program 1960

Box 1:12

Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California general service 1985-03-10

 

Conference programs

Physical Description: 6 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes conference programs of various Mt. Zion District conferences, Oakland City-Wide Revivals, California Baptist State Congresses of Christian Education, California Baptist State Sunday School and Training Union Congresses, National Baptist Conventions and the Clergy for the Mayor in honor of Oakland Lionel Wilson held at the Oakland Kaiser Center Auditorium Arena.

Arrangement

Arranged by event.
 

Mt. Zion District

Box 1:13

11th annual session of the Mt. Zion District Sunday school and B.T.U. congress 1966

Box 1:13

12th annual session of the Mt. Zion District Sunday school and B.T.U. congress 1967

Box 1:13

14th annual session of the Mt. Zion District Sunday school and B.T.U. congress 1969

Box 1:13

29th annual session of the Mount Zion District Congress of Christian Education 1984

Box 1:13

Mount Zion District Missionary Baptist Association 30th annual session [2 copies] 1984

Box 1:13

Mount Zion District Congress of Christian Education 30th annual session 1985

 

City wide revival [Oakland, California]

Box 1:14

Title 1965

Box 1:14

23rd annual city wide revival 1980

Box 1:14

28rd annual city wide revival 1985

Box 1:14

30th annual revival 1987

Box 1:14

32nd annual revival [3 copies] 1989

Box 1:14

1989 summer soul saving revival 1989

 

California Baptist State Congress of Christian Education

Box 1:15

34th annual session California Baptist State Congress of Christian Education 1978

Box 1:15

Souvenir program California Baptist State Congress of Christian Education, Oakland Civic Auditorium, Oakland 1978

 

California Baptist State Sunday School and Training Union Congress

Box 1:16

Title 1966-08-16

Box 1:16

Title 1966-08-16

Box 1:17

Clergy for the Mayor, Oakland Kaiser Center Auditorium Arena 1985

Box 1:18

National Baptist Convention held at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, San Francisco, California 1980

 

Funeral programs

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes the funeral service programs for various Moore family members held at Baptist churches in Oakland, California.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by church.
 

Beth Eden Baptist Church, Oakland California

Box 1:19

Spencer Moore 1993-12-13

Box 1:19

Nettie Moore 2001-10-27

 

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California

Box 1:20

Warren G.H. Moore 1993-11-04

Box 1:20

Melzrine Moore 1994-04-03

 

Shiloh Church, Oakland, California

Box 1:21

Carla A. Moore 2010-09-09

 

Membership reports

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes membership reports and directories for the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, Oakland, California.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:22

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church calendar club directory 1969

Box 1:22

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church membership report 1970

Box 1:22

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church calendar club directory 1971

Box 1:22

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church membership report 1975

 

Religious handouts

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted religious handouts and instructional material.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:23

Church Leadership Training Center brochure undated

Box 1:23

“Witnessing with a prejudiced heart” undated

Box 1:23

“A trained member looks at our church” undated

Box 1:23

“For a trained usher” undated

Box 1:23

“Stewardship,” undated

Box 1:23

“The articles of faith and their relation to Christian doctrine” undated

Box 1:23

“The Christian life” undated

Box 1:23

“Girl!!! Don’t be no fool” 2007

 

Sermon outlines

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Pastor Michael L. Moore’s sermon outlines for Joshua Christian Church, Oakland, California

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:24

“Christ: The everlasting father” 1998-03-29

Box 1:24

“The gardener” [two copies] 1998-04-12

Box 1:24

“Christ the intervessor” 1998-04-26

Box 1:24

“Christ the miracle worker" 1998-05-24

Box 1:24

“Christ the new covenant” 1998-05-31

Box 1:24

“Christ the ransom" 1998-06-21

Box 1:24

“Christ the savior” 1998-07-05

Box 1:24

“Christian essentials” 1998-07-05

Box 1:24

“Acts Chapter 12” 1998-08-03

Box 1:24

“Why should God be first?” 1998-10-25

Box 1:24

“Don’t leave Jesus” 1998-12-13

Box 1:24

“Acts 13 – Paul’s first missionary journey begins” 1998