Fuqua Family Papers

Institution: DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-947-0600
Fax: 773-947-0677
Date: 1860-1986
Extent: 3.75 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None
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Biographical/Historical Note:
The papers of Carl A. Fuqua, his wife Doris, and Mildred Fuqua Wilson, his sister, are intermixed. Carl Fuqua was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and served as pastor for five churches in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and Chicago. Carl attended Morehouse College, George Williams University, and Garrett Theological Seminary. In the 1960s, he served as Executive Secretary of the Chicago branch of the NAACP.

Scope and Content Note:
The papers consist of notes from Carl’s years as Dean and Acting President of Kittrell College in North Carolina; drafts of sermons and college papers; correspondence; photographs; ephemera; Mildred Fuqua’s notes from her years as a student Lincoln University; the Englewood High School yearbooks of Doris Fuqua; and other family papers.

Related Material: None