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Matthews Memorial Baptist Church Dean of Christian Education Nellie Marshall Covington, and some of her favorite books

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Matthews Memorial Baptist Church Dean of Christian Education Nellie Marshall Covington, and some of her favorite books

Subject

History
Literature
Education

Description

The late Nellie M. Covington was the daughter of Founding Pastor and First Lady Marshall of the Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. Active in the church through the years, Sister Nellie later served for more than 20 years as the Dean of Christian Education. Shown here is a framed portrait of her surrounded by some of her favorite books. Clockwise from her portrait: a personalized metal embosser that imprinted her name and initials onto her books; Herbert Lockyer’s book, All the Women of the Bible; her father’s 1913 signed copy of the book, An Outline of Christian Theology, by William Newton Clarke; an open page of the Postal Commemorative Society First-Day Covers and Special Covers, and a Reader’s Digest publication, Success with House Plants. Donated by W J Covington and Pastor Joan E. Buchanan

Creator

Matthews Memorial Baptist Church

Source

Grant - 12-DCCHP-11

Contributor

Covington, WJ

Rights

Image Copyright Deacon Elijah Sutton, 2012
The Humanities Council holds the right to display and distribute grant funded materials.
Researchers are responsible for obtaining proper rights and permissions from original copyright holders.

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.jpg

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

11q.DCCHP.2012

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward 8
Anacostia

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Physical Dimensions

4288x2848 px

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