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Guide to the Larry Racioppo Photograph Collection
1989-2017
 PR 208

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Collection processed by Marybeth Kavanagh, Jenny Gotwals, Kelly McAnnaney, Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 28, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series II: New York City Churches, 1998-2017. 1 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

97 color photographs documenting churches in the five boroughs of New York City, many adapted from former theaters, synagogues, and storefronts. Prints are in four sizes (in inches): 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 11 x 17, and 20 x 24. A number of these images appear in Racioppo's self-published chapbook Grace: Photographs of NYC Churches, a copy of which may be found in Series V (box 10, folder 4).

Arrangement

Series II is organized alphabetically by borough (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island), and then alphabetically by church name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Larry Racioppo, 2017 (accession no. PPAC-2017-82).

Credit line: Gift of the artist.

Processing Information

Added to collection and finding aid updated by Joseph Ditta, November 2018.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Bronx | Apostolic Church International Royal Assembly (951 East 163rd Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Bronx | Bronx Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church [former Dollar Savings Bank] (495 Willis Avenue), exterior and interior [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Bronx | Christian Church John 3:16 (864 Westchester Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Bronx | Christian Faith Cathedral (1415-31 Ogden Avenue) [11 x 14]
2003
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Bronx | Grace Gospel Church (589 East 164th Street) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Bronx | Holy Cross Baptist Mission Church (821 Jennings Street) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Bronx | Iglesia Cristiana del Valle (843 East 156th Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Bronx | Iglesia Cristiana Filadelfia (860 East 156th Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Bronx | Iglesia Pentecostal El Cruce del Jordan (341 East 194th Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Bronx | Nazareth Baptist Church (490 East 165th Street) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Bronx | Pare de Sufrir, Iglesia Universal (490 East 138th Street), exterior and interior [11 x 17 (2)]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Bronx | Peculiar Assembly of Saints International Church (456 East Tremont Avenue) [11 x 17]
2012
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Bronx | Upper Room Church of God in Christ (845 East 170th Street) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Bronx | Yellow Cross Building(?) (612 Union Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Bronx | Zion Hill Pentecostal Church (629-631 East 169th Street) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | America Come Back to God Evangelistic Church (550 Rockaway Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Asemblee Pentecotiste De La Foi Apostolique (96 Fifth Avenue) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Bethel United Methodist Church (1325 Bedford Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Bethesda Baptist Church (1170 Bushwick Avenue), interior after fire [11 x 14 (3)]
1998
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Bright Light Baptist Church (1676 Park Place) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Brooklyn [illegible] Church (62 Fifth Avenue) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Celestial Church of Christ (168 Liberty Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Brooklyn | Church of Spiritual Healing (East New York) [11 x 17]
2010
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Ebenezer Gospel Tabernacle Christian Mission U.S.A. (470 Throop Avenue), exterior plus cross detail [11 x 17 (2)]
2010
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Emanuel Christian Disciples Church (2095 Fulton Street) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Euclid Baptist Church (315 McKinley Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Evening Star (267 Gates Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Freedom Hall Church of God, Pentecostal (629 Albany Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Friendly Missionary Baptist Church (775 Lexington Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Glorious Church of God in Christ (363 Halsey Street) [11 x 17]
2007
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Brooklyn | Glorious Temple Deliverance Center, C.O.G.I.C. [Church of God in Christ] (625 Sutter Avenue), banner [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Grace (1895 Atlantic Avenue, corner Ralph Avenue), plus detail [8 x 10 & 11 x 17]
1999
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Grace Temple Church of God in Christ (651 Decatur Street) [11 x 14]
2003
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Greater New Harvest Church of Christ (1078 Park Place at Kingston Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Heyward's Temple (186 Stuyvesant Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Holiness in the Way Deliverance Tabernacle (2581 Pitkin Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Holy Nazarene Holiness Church (78 Rockaway Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | Holy Sacred Baptist Church (26 Malcolm X Boulevard) [8 x 10]
2003
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Brooklyn | House of Faith Church of Holiness, C.O.G.I.C. [Church of God in Christ] (401 Saratoga Avenue) [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Iglesia Cristo Misionera [Missionary Church of Christ] (189 Mother Gaston Boulevard) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Iglesia Metodista Unida de Knickerbocker [Knickerbocker United Methodist Church] (484 Knickerbocker Avenue) [11 x 14]
2003
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Iglesia Pentecostal Camino a Jerusalen [sic] (Bushwick Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Iglesia Universal del Reino de Dios (47 Fourth Avenue) [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Jesucristo es el Senor Iglesia Universal (678 Broadway) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Lexington Avenue Church of God (700 Lexington Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Love Church of Christ Written in Heaven (464 New Jersey Avenue, East New York) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Brooklyn | Morning Dew Industrious Baptist Church (265 Nostrand Avenue) [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Nazarene Baptist Church (896 DeKalb Avenue) [11 x 17]
2007
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Olutunu Cherubim & Seraphim Church, Pentecostal (900 Rockaway Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Paradise (417 Marcus Garvey Boulevard) [8 x 10]
2001
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Park Slope Christian Tabernacle [Tabernaculo Cristiano de Park Slope] (98 Fifth Avenue) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Pilgrim's Union Church of God (799 Blake Avenue) [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | Pleasant Grove Tabernacle (1927 Fulton Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | River of God Christian Center (110 Wolcott Street) [8 x 10 and 11 x 17]
2007, 2008
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | St. Augustine (236 Wyona Street) [8 x 10]
1999
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Brooklyn | St. Augustine Episcopal Church (4301 Avenue D) [11 x 17]
2007
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | St. Timothy Holy Church (139 Amboy Street) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | Second Calvary Baptist Church (503 Glenmore Avenue) [11 x 17]
2007
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | South Road Tabernacle Outreach Ministry (753 Lexington Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | United Christian Assembly Church (2401 Atlantic Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | United Holiness Temple of God in Christ (823 DeKalb Avenue) [8 x 10]
2003
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church "Assembly" Pentecostal Church (2560 Pitkin Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | Victory Missionary Baptist Church (244 Howard Avenue) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Brooklyn | Williams Temple (493 Ralph Avenue) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Manhattan | Asambleas de Iglesia Pentecostal de Jesucristo Elohim (220 East 118th Street) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Manhattan | Church of the Meek (305 West 141st Street) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Manhattan | First Corinthian Baptist Church [former Regent Theater] (1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard) [11 x 14 (2) & 20 x 24 (1)]
1999
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Manhattan | Iglesia Pentecostal Padre Hijo y Espiritu Santo (2141 Amsterdam Avenue) [11 x 17]
2011
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Manhattan | Mount Olivet Baptist Church [former Temple Israel] (201 Malcolm X Boulevard) [11 x 14 (2) & 20 x 24 (1)]
2004
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Manhattan | St. John A.M.E. (132 West 134th Street), exterior and mural detail [11 x 17 (2)]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Manhattan | Salvation & Deliverance Church (37 West 116th Street) [11 x 14]
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Manhattan | Second Canaan Baptist Church [former Lenox Theater] (10 Lenox Avenue) [11 x 14 (2) & 20 x 24 (1)]
2004
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Manhattan | 2nd Friendship Baptist Church (215 West 122nd Street) [11 x 17]
2010
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Manhattan | 125th Street Cathedral (230 East 125th Street) [11 x 17]
2010
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Queens | Highway Church of God in Christ (519 Beach 45th Street) [11 x 17]
2006
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Queens | Praise Tabernacle (Sutphin Boulevard) [8 x 10]
1999
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Queens | St. Genevieve (6 Beach 178th Street) [11 x 14]
2009
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Queens | St. Monica (94-20 160th Street), [8 x 10]
1999
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Queens | Tabernacle of Prayer for All People [former Loew's Valencia Theatre] (165-11 Jamaica Avenue), interior [11 x 14]
1998
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Queens | Trinity Baptist Church (111-74 158th Street) [11 x 17]
2007
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Queens | Universal Church of God (10934 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard) [11 x 17]
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Queens | Westminster Presbyterian Church in Cedar Manor (59-11 115th Road) [11 x 17]
2010
Box: 2 Folder : 17 Staten Island | Pare de Sufrir Iglesia Universal del reino de Dios (260 Port Richmond Avenue at Charles Avenue) [11 x 17]
2009
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Unprinted NYC Churches: Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, S.I., and unknown

Scope and Contents

Spiral bound (8.5 x 11) booklet of proof photographs of churches arranged by borough.

2017

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