Portrait of Reverend James Page - Tallahassee, Florida

Portrait of Reverend James Page - Tallahassee, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/36080
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Title

  • Portrait of Reverend James Page - Tallahassee, Florida

Image Number

  • RC13794

Year

  • Not after 1883

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • First ordained black minister in Florida. First pastor of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Came to Leon County as the slave of John Parkhill from Richmond, Va. Was a gardener, carriage driver as well as a body servant to his owner. After Page was ordained, Parkhill gave him land for the Bel Air Church and a horse and buggy were maintained at the Parkhill stables for his use. Pastor for 13 years of Bethel, the largest and strongest black church in the state. Ran unsucessfully for the Florida Senate, 1870. Died March 14, 1883, at age 75.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 17356.

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