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Archie Hill, son of founder of Friendship Baptist Church
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Pasadena Museum of History
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Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena Museum of History
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Archie Hill was the son of General Hill of Atlanta, Georgia, and Maria Hill. Maria Hill was the founder of Friendship Baptist Church, which in 1893 became the second African-American church to be established in Pasadena following the establishment of First AME Church in 1887. In 1903, Archie gave a street car conductor a five dollar gold piece and did not receive change. An argument ensued, Archie shot the conductor and was eventually tried and sentenced to life imprisonment. This incident leD to other problems and sparked an attempt by railroad workers to get local restaurants to keep out black people.
Hill, Archie
African Americans--California--Pasadena
Portrait Photography--California--Pasadena
Clothing and dress--California--Pasadena

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