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1836   Jarena Lee    Lee's autobiography, The Life and Religious Experience of Jarena Lee...(1836) tells about her preaching in several southern New Jersey communities.

1857  Mother Mary XavierMehegan      (1825-1915)  Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan immigrated from Ireland to New York in 1842.

1903  College of Saint Elizabeth   Class of 1903, College of St. Elizabeth.

1914  Pillar of Fire   This November 1914 cover from the official publication of the Pillar of Fire church shows women who acted as missionaries for the church.

1927  Florence Spering Randolph    Florence Spearing Randolph (1866-1951) founded the State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs in 1915.

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