Recalls Lumbee Conference Formed Around Union Chapel.

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Lowry, D. F.  “Recalls Lumbee Conference Formed Around Union Chapel.”  Robesonian 9 Jan. 1958.


Letter mentions an upcoming trial on a land dispute between Union Chapel Holiness Methodist Church and the Lumbee Conference and gives background data on the dispute.  Lowry states, “It has been discovered that a local group can never amount to anything. The Lumbee Conference is now 57 years old and smaller than it was 50 years ago.  No race of people can survive in a local church group.”  See also Lumbee River Conference of H.M.C. v. Locklear, 98 S.E.2d 453 (7 June 1957).

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