Accession Number: 44
Red Bird Mission Records
Selected Records 1921-1981
Selected Photographs 1920-1985
Part A: Selected Records
Part B: Selected Photographs
Access and Use:
Provenance: Red Bird Mission records were collected
and organized in 1982. Those having administrative, legal or historical
value were microfilmed at the Kentucky Department for Libraries
and Archives and all then returned to the Mission. The resultant
microfilm master negative is owned by Berea College. A user copy
is available for researchers. Selected photographs were also organized
and copied. The copy negatives and a set of copy prints are owned
by Berea College. A second set of copy prints and all originals
were returned to Red Bird Mission.
Copyright: Berea College does not own the copyright
for the manuscripts or printed documents included in this microfilm
edition. Therefore, it is the researcher's responsibility to secure
permission to publish from the Red Bird Mission or its successors
and assigns. Permission has been granted by Red Bird Mission for
Berea College to reproduce all or part of the school's photographs
and to use them in slide or film presentations, display them or
loan them for displays, and to allow their use by researchers for
reproduction and publication.
Preferred Citation: The proper credit line for
all of the above uses shall be, "Red Bird Mission Records, Berea
College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky."
Related Berea College Archives
Henderson Settlement School
Records, 1925-1984, SAA 49
This series consists of 698 images which provide visual documentation
of Red Bird Mission from the 1920s through the mid 1980’s.
The photographs from the 1920s are rich in depiction of activities
during the Mission's formative years. Included are views of the
original buildings, students, staff, local residents, and landscapes.
Folk arts, the hospital and community events are also depicted.
Photographic records were continuous through the 1980s, providing
a chronological documentation of Red Bird Mission. In addition
to these images, there are also three 35mm filmstrips and two 16mm
film reels available at the school.
- Activities (Continued)
- Architecture (Continued)
- Campus Buildings and Grounds
- Folk Arts
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