Back in the day, many black churches and other organizations developed creative ways to raise money to support themselves such as #OysterSuppers, #PigRoasts, #BabyRallies, #CandleRallies and excursions to places like #CarrsBeach and #ConeyIsland.
The African American fundraising tickets and envelopes span from 1914 to 1963. There's nothing new under the sun- this is old fashioned fundraising. #PushingandPreservingTheEnvelopes
Nanny Jack & Co Archives has an exceptional collection of this type of ephemera.
Keepin' it historically significant ✊🏾
What can we learn from the past?
Courtesy of the Nanny Jack & Co Archives