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Salem Baptist Church

Since 1866 Salem Baptist Church has played a central role in the religious and social lives of many African-Americans in Champaign and Urbana. This virtual exhibit offers a history of technology use in the church since 1950. The second section of this virtual exhibit focuses on Salem Baptist Church's digital representation, by showcasing historical texts and modern websites that feature and celebrate Salem Baptist Church.

Help us grow this exhibit! We welcome and encourage the contribution of digitized texts, images, audio recordings, movies and more. To contribute material please click Contribute or e-mail the moderator Noah Lenstra at to schedule a visit to help you get your collections and memories online. 

Salem Baptist Church
Salem Baptist Church

Part 1: History of Technology in Salem Baptist Church

This section describes the role that technology, especially information technology, has played in Salem Baptist Church's history.

Part 2: Salem Baptist on the Web

This section of the Salem Baptist Church exhibit centralizes and show-cases the many aspects of the church that have been written about and discussed using both print and digital technologies.


Created by Noah Lenstra,