Church Congregations in Harlem - the 1930's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 230:

More people live in one crowded Harlem block than you'll find in Lexington, Mississippi. We went there to see Eddie's sister, Ireana, who is an official of the Saints' Revival School of the Holiness Church. Ireana had the kids in her school travel around and sing in various churches. Her girls were all sweet, virginal children, very innocent, and they could sing the heavy heart right out of you.

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Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 230. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430470560065 accessed: 22 May, 2022

location of experience: Harlem

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Religious performed by Saints' Revival School of the Holiness Church

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 01 May 2015 09:56:00 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 12:02:18 +0100