Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Dakota Medicine Dance

Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Black and white photograph of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth (exterior)

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

Black and white photograph of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church interior, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth (interior)

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church interior, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

Black and white photograph of Rev. Alphonse Reff standing in the pulpit at St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, July 8, 1975.

Rev. Alphonse Reff at the pulpit of St. Mark’s AME

Rev. Alphonse Reff standing in the pulpit at St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, July 8, 1975.

Black and white photograph of Rev. William M. Majors, c.1920. Majors was pastor of St. Mark’s AME at the time of the 1920 Duluth lynchings.

Rev. William M. Majors

Rev. William M. Majors, c.1920. Majors was pastor of St. Mark’s AME at the time of the 1920 Duluth lynchings.

Color image of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, 2001.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, 2001.

St. Mark’s AME Church

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church has played a central role in Duluth’s African American community for over 125 years. While other black organizations have dissolved or moved to the Twin Cities, St. Mark’s has been a mainstay.

Black and white photograph of Agnes Keenan (left) and her sister, Anna Keenan (Sister Immaculata, CSJ), c.1960. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

Agnes Keenan (left) and her sister, Anna Keenan (Sister Immaculata, CSJ)

Agnes Keenan (left) and her sister, Anna Keenan (Sister Immaculata, CSJ), c.1960. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

Black and white photograph of Agnes Keenan, c.1945. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

Professor Agnes Keenan

Agnes Keenan, c.1945. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

Black and white photograph of Agnes Keenan in her office, c.1950. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

Agnes Keenan in her office

Agnes Keenan in her office, c.1950. From the Agnes Keenan Collection. St. Catherine University Archives, St. Paul.

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