Delilah W. Pierce

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Delilah W. Pierce’s Marriage Highlighted

In the December 19, 1936 Afro American an announcement was published highlighting the marriage of Delilah with Joseph L. Pierce. This was 1930’s African American society at its best. The wedding was performed by the Reverend Walter H. Brooks who was a religious scholar and at the time pastor of the Nineteenth Baptist Church, the first African American Baptist church of Washington, DC.

Click to read the 1936 Afro American Article: Married Saturday.

Delilah W Pierce Marriage Announcement, Afro American, 1936

Delilah W Pierce Marriage Announcement, Afro American, 1936

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