Hobby Show (1947) - St James AME, Allentown
Hobby Show at St. James AME Church V t 8S9HSS0MHH8MR. ... 1 jm . lmmmmmmmmmfj , i iii I, - ha-f wrm v. " Admiring the hobby display n exhibit in SU James AME Zion chnrch are, left to right: Joe Lewis, Joe Webb, Mrs. Francis Robinson and Mrs. Lola Strolger. vases and miniature More than 75 articles were displayed last night at the opening of the Hobby show in itie basement of St. James AME Zion church, 4th, and Union Sts. Rev. W. R. Williams is pastor of the church. Under the direction of James Rob inson, a church member and a painting enthusiast, the hobby display featured many handicraft articles made by members and friends of the church. knitted articles. clay models. Interesting displays which caused much comment from the many pec tators last night included a decora-tively-carved vessel which had been filled with snow in 1871 and was entered by John White and an old gold-framed picture entered by Harvey Col-well which depicted the only colored senator and four colored representatives ever to be sent to the U. S. Con-8ress- A small admission iee is cnargea Included in the show which will, for the snow to wnicn tne pumic is continue again tonight at 7:30 o'clock! invited. During the viewing period, are such fruits of hobbies as oil paint- refreshments are served by member ings, model trains, quilts, ruge, band-1 or tne congregation.