Above: section of quilt made by Berry women in the 19th or early 20th century
A digital museum with exhibits about Black history and culture in the SW Missouri Ozarks, focusing on the Ash Grove area community, including the Berry family.
New York Times article "Black Priest Shares Past, Enlightening White Town" published January 29, 2010
A booklet about the Berry Cemetery, printed in 2002 by the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum
Fr. Moses Berry's website connecting the African American experience and ancient Christianity, with reference to his life, family, and heritage in SW Missouri.
In this YouTube video (below), by the Springfield History Museum on the Square, Fr. Moses Berry shares the Berry Cemetery, the Ozarks AfroAmerican Heritage Museum, and the life experiences that have shaped his knowledge and understanding of Black heritage in the Missouri Ozarks. Produced in 2015 by Ed Filmer, then journalist in residence at the History Museum on the Square in Springfield, Missouri.
Nomination form prepared by Gail Emrie and submitted to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. The cemetery was deemed historically significant and listed on the National Register in September 2004.
A collaborative initiative to document, preserve, and remember black cemeteries across the U.S.