Azusa Street Mission 1906Description: A picture of Azusa Street Mission 1906.
Azusa Street Mission Revival CommitteeDescription: A picture of Azusa Street Mission Revival Committee.
Azusa Street Mission--312 Azusa Street circa 1906Description: Azusa Street Mission--312 Azusa Street circa 1906
Brother BartlemanDescription: This is dear Brother Bartleman who had such a burden for Los Angeles. The picture was taken in 1906 and was published in his book How Pentecost Came To Los Angeles in April of 1925.
Brother Bartleman's 8th and Maple MissionDescription: This is a picture of Brother Bartleman's 8th and Maple Mission.
Brother William J. SeymourDescription: This is dear Brother William J. Seymour, who came to Los Angeles from Houston Texas. He often said, Dear loved ones, these meetings are different from any you ever saw in all your born days. These are Holy Ghost meetings and no flesh can glory in the presence of God."
Charles Fox ParhamDescription: Charles Fox Parham gave his life to restore the revolutionary truths of healing and the baptism of the Holy Spirit to the Church, but the evangelist paid a price for it. The relentless backlash of persecution and slander Parham endured throughout his life would have destroyed others of lesser character, but for Parham, it only served to strengthen his hardened determination and purposeful faith. Though several men sought to destroy him, they could not touch the pillar of strength that was built within his spirit.
Charles Parham's Topeka Kansas Bible SchoolDescription: Charles Parham's Topeka Kansas Bible School Where the Holy Ghost Fell on January 1st, 1900
Group of Christian workers with Charles Parham 01Description: A picture of Group of Christian workers with Charles Parham.
Group of Christian workers with Charles Parham 02Description: A picture of Group of Christian workers with Charles Parham.
Hiram SmithDescription: This precious brother is Hiram Smith, Brother Seymour's coworker. He was a well known Methodist preacher, greatly loved by all who knew him. He and Brother Seymour signed the ministerial licenses.
home of Richard and Ruth Asberry at 214 North Bonnie Brae Street.Description: Seymour went to the home of Richard and Ruth Asberry at 214 North Bonnie Brae Street. Five weeks later, Lee became the first to speak in tongues. Seymour then shared Lees testimony at a gathering on North Bonnie Brae and soon many began to speak in tongues. Word of these events traveled quickly in both the African-American and white communities. For several nights, speakers preached on the porch to the crowds on the street below. Finally, after the front porch collapsed, the group rented the former Stevens African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church at 312 Azusa Street in early April.
Parham TombstoneDescription: After Parham's death in early 1929, friends collected contributions for a pulpit-shaped marker to be placed over his grave in Baxter Springs Kansas.
Stevens African Methodist Episcopal (AME) ChurchDescription: Picture of the Stevens African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church at 312 Azusa Street. In early April. A Los Angeles newspaper referred to it as a tumble down shack. It had recently been used as a livery stable and tenement house. Discarded lumber and plaster littered the large, barn-like room on the ground floor. This would be the beginning of the Azusa Street Mission and the start of the greatest out-pouring of the Holy Ghost in the Twentieth-Century.
The Apostolic Faith Mission of PortlandDescription: The Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon founded in 1908 by Florence Crawford--a member of Azusa Street--continued publishing the newspaper to this day.