African American churches--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)
Mount Zion Baptist Church, ca. 1948. Organized in 1847. Congregation in 1947 numbered 1100. Located at 335 Maximillian St. Baton Rouge La. Later moved to a new building located at 356 East Boulevard in 1954.
Baton Rouge (La.), Jemison, T. J. (Theodore Judson), Church buildings
Reverend Dr. T.J. Jemison standing on the steps of Mount Zion Baptist Church, 356 East Boulevard. The church was established in 1858 by Reverends Isaac Palmer and John Brady. The structure shown here was completed in 1954
Reverend Lionel Lee, Sr. (January 1, 1930- July 25, 2001). Past Secretary General of the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Church, was pastor of Shady Grove, Evening Star and St. Joseph Baptist Churches. He was a prolific writer, and an active...