Kersey, McGowan and Morsell Archives

Dates: 1919-2010. Size: 15 linear feet. Accession #2012/05. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature. This collection contains the funeral registers from Kersey, McGowan and Morsell Memorial Chapel which was located in the heart of the Bronzeville community at 3515 S. Indiana. The chapel opened in June 1919, one month before the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 and closed on January 31, 2010. [Unprocessed]