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Rev. Bertha Crear Fundraiser

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Reverend Bertha Crear Grave Marker Fundraiser

Rev. Bertha Crear



Church of Peace, A Spiritualist Center is dedicated to the research of Spiritualism.  Through our research we discovered that the Rev. Bertha Crear. the First Black American Spiritualist to hold credentials with the National Spiritualist Association and Spiritualist National Union in 1922. We were able to gather information about her and her contributions to Spiritualism. While researching, we discovered that there was only a cement number marking her burial spot in Columbus, Ohio. This saddened us.  We decided to have a fundraiser to purchase her a headstone.

If you feel moved to contribute, you can PayPal:

The ultimate goal is $3,500 for the headstone and the taxes and fees associated with it.

Thank you in advance!!

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Reverend Bertha Crear is positioned in the second row.

Thirtieth Annual Convention of the National Spiritualist Association of the United States of America, Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, 1922

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