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Collection 274 Records of Prison Fellowship Ministries

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Identifier: CN-274
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, newspaper clippings and other documents describing the founding and development of Prison Fellowship.Among the subjects covered in the files are the part played in the organization by Charles Colson, the realities of prison ministry, the conditions of prisons in the United States, relations between organizations involved in prison ministries, the testimonies of inmates, and the relationship between PFM and its constituents.  Persons featured included...
Dates: Created: 1961, 1975-1989, 1990, n.d.

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

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Identifier: CN 362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to the evangelistic ministry of Voice of Calvary Ministries in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities. The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational and...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986

Collection 366 Oral History Interview with Lemuel Tucker

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Identifier: CN 366
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lemuel Simpson Tucker (1952-1989)in which he describes his childhood and family, spiritual growth, education, leadership of Voice of Calvary Ministries (VOCM), John Perkins, VOCM's ministry in Jackson, Mississippi, evangelism in the African American community, Mendenhall Ministries, and racial conditions in Mississippi. Other topics discussed include the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's 1975 Deep South Crusade in Jackson; racism in America; the African...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins

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Identifier: CN 367
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its history,...
Dates: Created: 1983-1995

Collection 368 Oral History Interview with Vera Mae Perkins

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Identifier: CN 368
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vera Mae Buckley Perkins in which she discusses her family background, her education, the importance of her Christian faith, marriage to John Perkins, racial conditions in Mississippi and involvement in Civil Rights demonstration, and racial conditions in that state. Other topics discussed include her work as a migrant laborer and participation in Civil Rights protests that resulted in the integration of the school system in Mendenhall, Mississippi. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 370 Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Anderson

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Identifier: CN 370
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin R. Anderson in which he discusses his work with Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS, particularly as director of Peoples Development Incorporated and its housing ministry to rennovate and make homes available to the economically disadvantaged in Jackson. Other topics discussed include Anderson's family background, education, racial integration of the public school system; boycott of white businesses,  the influence of John and Vera Mae Perkins on him,...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 372 Oral History Interview with Judith Adams

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Identifier: CN 372
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Judith Rachelle Whitthingham Adams about her childhood, her work with Genesis One Christian School, The Mendenhall Ministries, and the educational and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is circa 1960-1987.

Judith Adams was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25 and 26, 1987, at the offices of Mendenhall Ministries in Mendenhall, MS.
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 373 Oral History Interview with Dolphus Weary

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Identifier: CN 373
Scope and Contents Oral hisotry interview with Dolphus Douglas Weary, in which he describes his childhood, education and religious training in rural Mississippi, conversion, leadership in Voice of Calvary Ministries and Mendenhall Ministries, impressions of John Perkins, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is 1948-1987.

Dolphus Weary was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25, 1987 at the Mendenhall Ministries headquarters in Mendenhall, Mississippi.
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 413 Oral History Interview with Matthew Parker

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Identifier: CN 413
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Matthew Parker in which he describes his childhood, family, education, conversion, study at Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and work/study at Wheaton College, ministry with Campus Crusade in its sports ministry and with Overseas Crusades sports evangelism ministry (Venture for Victory w/ Bud Schaeffer), the 1984 and 1986 National Summits on Black Church Development, the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America, the Afro-American community, white...
Dates: Created: 1989

Collection 538 Records of the National Summits on Black Church Development

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Identifier: CN 538
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, conference participant lists and schedules, minutes, financial records, press clippings, evaluations, audio tapes, video tapes, and photographs, documenting the 1984 and 1986 National Summits. The collection documents both the planning for the meetings and the plenary and discussion sessions. The participants include numerous Black Evangelical leaders, but particularly feature Matthew Parker, Tom Skinner, Haman Cross, Tony Evans, Crawford Loritts, Bob Harrison,...
Dates: Created: 1983-1986

Collection 548 Records of the Atlanta '88 Congress on Evangelizing Black America

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Identifier: CN 548
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, minutes, promotional materials, audio and videotapes, participant lists, schedules, financial records, evaluations, clippings of media coverage, etc., documenting the 1988 event. The records document not only the planning for the Congress and actual proceedings, but also the network of Black Christian leaders working together to address the spiritual and social needs of their churches and communities, and the role of the Black church in evangelism and missions. Matthew...
Dates: Created: 1986-1989

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Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 6
Weary, Dolphus, 6
Perkins, Vera Mae. 5
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Mendenhall Ministries (Mendenhall, Miss.) 3
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Parker, Matthew, 3
Skinner, Tom, 3
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Cross, Haman. 2
Ellis, Elward. 2
Evans, Anthony T. 2
Fletcher, Artis. 2
Fritz, Thomas G. 2
Hamlin, Aaron. 2
Hannah, Darlene. 2
Harrison, Bob. 2
Jeter, Joseph C. 2
Loritts, Crawford W. 2
Mendenhall Ministries (Miss.) 2
Pannell, William E. 2
Richardson, Willie, 2
Sports Ambassadors. 2
Watford, Vernon C. 2
Adams, Judith. 1
Adeyemo, Tokunboh. 1
Anderson, Ken. 1
Anderson, Melvin, 1
Athletes in Action. 1
Banks, Melvin E. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blue, Lloyd C. 1
Bryan College. 1
Buckley, R. A. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Capra, Frank. 1
Case, Donovan. 1
Center for Black Church Development (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Colson, Charles W. 1
Falwell, Jerry. 1
Genesis One Christian School (Mendenhall, Miss.) 1
Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 1
Haynes, Michael E. 1
Hughes, Harold E. 1
Institute for Black Family Development (Detroit, Mich.) 1
James, Kay Coles. 1
Jones, Dean. 1
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 1
Liddy, G. Gordon. 1
Loux, Gordon D. 1
McKinney, George Dallas, 1
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Schaeffer, Francis A. 1
Soaries, Buster. 1
Soles, Henry. 1
Turner, V. Simpson. 1
Van Ness, Daniel W., 1
Venture for Victory. 1
Wall, Bruce H. 1
Weary, Rosie. 1
Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Weyerhauser, C. Davis. 1
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William Tyndale College (Farmington Hills, Mich.) 1
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