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Guide to the Koinonia Community article and memoranda, 1953 and 1957

Abstract

The Koinonia Community was a Christian farm community founded in 1942 in Americus (Sumter Co.), Ga., by Clarence and Florence Jordan and Martin and Mabel England. Collection comprises one article (1953, reprinted from MOTIVE magazine by the Board of Education of the Methodist Church), as well as two memoranda soliciting support for the community as a result of violence directed toward it during the 1950s because of its interracial composition.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00788
Title
Koinonia Community article and memoranda
Date
1953 and 1957
Creator
Koinonia Community
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises one article (1953, reprinted from MOTIVE magazine by the Board of Education of the Methodist Church), as well as two memoranda soliciting support for the community as a result of violence directed toward it during the 1950s because of its interracial composition.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

The Koinonia Community was a Christian farm community founded in 1942 in Americus (Sumter Co.), Ga., by Clarence and Florence Jordan and Martin and Mabel England.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Koinonia Community article and memoranda, 1953 and 1957, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2009

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, June 2010

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, June 2010

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2009-0189