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Collection Number: 20046

Collection Title: New Light Gospel Music Store Collection, 1968-1989

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Size 18 items
Abstract The New Light Gospel Music Store, owned by Roumel William Taylor, was located in Philadelphia, Pa., selling gospel music recordings and related items. The collection consists of a cardboard sign for the New Light Gospel Music Store and posters advertising live performances of gospel music in the Philadelphia, Pa., area.
Creator New Light Gospel Music Store (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the New Light Gospel Music Store Collection #20046, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Roumel William Taylor of Philadelphia, Pa., in 1989.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The New Light Gospel Music Store was a store in Philadelphia, Pa., that sold recordings of gospel music and other related materials. The store was owned by Roumel Willaim Taylor.

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The collection consists of a cardboard sign for the New Light Gospel Music Store and posters advertising live performances of gospel music in the Philadelphia, Pa., area.

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Contents list

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18 items.

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/1

New Light Gospel Music Store sign #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/1

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Gospel News Journal Anniversary Celebration. Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pa., 21 October 1968: Fantastic Violinaires, Salem Travelers, and others. Handwritten notes on verso. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/1

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43rd Homecoming Anniversary Celebration of the World Famous Palm Monday, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa., 5 April 1971: Dixie Hummingbirds, Salem Travelers, and others. Handwritten notes on verso. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/2

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Fellowship Great Gospel Crusade, Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pa., 6 March: Famous Union, Battle Lights, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/3

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Gospel Battle of the Year, Hope Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa., 30 January: Jimmy Jones, Wee Willie, and others. Handwritten notes on verso. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/4

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World Championship Quartet Battle, Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa., 22 May: Brooklyn All Stars, Dynamic Gospel Keynotes, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/5

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World Championship Quartet Battle, Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa., 22 May: Brooklyn All Stars, Dynamic Gospel Keynotes, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/6

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Tenth Memorial Baptist Church, 26 September 1989: Sister Julia Walker, Blanche Taylor Singers, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/2

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Christ Temple Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa., 26 May 1989: Sister Julia Walker, Dynamic Brother Harold Thompson and Main Line International Choir, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/3

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/4

Memorial Tribute to Clara Ward, Philadelphia, Pa., and Los Angeles, Calif. Exclusive funeral pictures. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/4

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/5

National Gospel Festival, Philadelphia Veterans Stadium, 9 July 1983: Shirley Caesar, Al Green, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/5

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Gospel Extravaganza IV, Elmwood Community Methodist Church, 28 June 1985: Savettes, Talmage Chorus, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/6

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/7

Warton Wesley UME Senior Choir, Union Baptist Church, 4 November. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/7

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/8

30th Anniversary Musical of Morris Scott, Ebenezer 7th Day Adventist Church, 7 November: Fellowship Choir of Baltimore, Pentecostal Network Mass Choir of Philadelphia, and others. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/8

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20046/9

Don't Cry Mary (A New Rousing Gospel Musical), 28 December, with Alex Bradford and Alberta Bradford. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-20046/9

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Kentucky Fried Chicken National Gospel Music Series, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pa., 20 September 1987. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." OP-20046/6-7

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-200046/10

Gospel poster fragment. #20046, Series: "New Light Gospel Music Store collection, 1968-1989." XOP-200046/10

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Processing Information

Processed by: James McGlothlin, May 2008

Encoded by: James McGlothlin , May 2008

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