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Collection 317 Oral History Interview with Ian H. and Ruth E. Cook

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Identifier: CN 317
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ian Harper Cooke and Ruth Eileen (Witmer) Cook, in which Ian describes his childhood and education in South Africa, college education at Wheaton College, training for missionary work, medical missions work in South Africa with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), the Zulus, apartheid, and the national church; and Ruth describes her childhood, conversion, and intention to become a missionary nurse, education at West Suburban Hospital and Wheaton College, joining...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 364 Oral History Interview with Spencer W. Perkins

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Identifier: CN 364
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Spencer W. Perkins (1954-1998) in which he discusses his childhood in California and Mississippi; attending black and white schools; relations with his father, John Perkins; the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the late 60s and early 70s; and the work of Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS. The time period covered by the interview is 1954-1987.Spencer Perkins was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on June 18, 1987 at the Voice of Calvary...
Dates: Created: 1987

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 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 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 374 Oral History Interviews with Artis Fletcher

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Identifier: CN 374
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Artis Edwards Fletcher in which he discusses his childhood, education, and work as pastor of the Mendenhall Bible Church. Also discussed are John Perkins, Voice of Calvary Ministries, the black church in the United States, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interviews is 1944-1987.

Artis Fletcher was interviewed in by Paul Ericksen at office at the Mendenhall Bible Church, Mendenhall, MS on June 26, 1987.
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 386 Oral History Interview with Charles H. Dawson

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Identifier: CN 386
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Charles H. Dawson (1916-2000) in which he describes his family background; conversion; involvement in street preaching; jail ministry and other work in the Camden area; involvement in the work of the Afro-American Missionary Crusade; and philosophy of Christian work. Other topics discussed include Dawson's training at the New Jersey Bible School; street preaching; Montrose Waite; Dawson's trips to Africa from the 1960s through the 1980s; training African evangelists;...
Dates: Created: 1988

Collection 405 Papers of W. Robert & Frances Holmes

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Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

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 437 Oral History Interview with Dexter B. Gordon

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Identifier: CN 437
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dexter B. Gordon in which he describes growing up in Jamaica, his family, social conditions on the island, the role of Sunday school, in his life and the community, his conversion, spiritual mentor Amy Lord, his participation in sports, his and his parents involvement in politics, love for oratory and preaching, Jamaican worship, work in Youth for Christ, evangelism among young people, his work as an air-traffic controller, the role and influence of the church and...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 545 Papers of Jacqueline Huggins

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Identifier: CN 545
Scope and Contents One oral history interview, one videotape, one radio interview, one photograph, and prayer letters related to the ministry of Jacqueline Huggins, missionary and Bible translator with Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Kagayanen people of the Philippines.The recordings, comprising the majority of the collection, consist of an oral history with Huggins (see detailed description which follows) and of the radio program Family Portraits segment hosted by...
Dates: Created: 1985-1997

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Perkins, John, 7
Voice of Calvary Ministries (U.S.) 6
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Perkins, Vera Mae. 4
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Wheaton College (Ill.) 3
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Africa Inland Mission. 1
African American Missionary Crusade. 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 1
Anderson, Melvin, 1
Athletes in Action. 1
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 1
Blue, Lloyd C. 1
Bryan College. 1
Buckley, R. A. 1
Campus Crusade for Christ International. 1
Center for Black Church Development (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Church of South India. 1
Cook, Ian H. 1
Cook, Ruth E., 1
Dawson, Charles H., 1
Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 1
Evangelical Alliance Mission. 1
Fort Wayne Bible College (Ind.) 1
Gandhi, 1
Gordon, Dexter B. 1
Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 1
Griggins, Suzanne. 1
Holmes, Frances, 1
Holmes, W. Robert 1
Huggins, Jacqueline. 1
Institute for Black Family Development (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Jaffna College (Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka) 1
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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Langford, Sidney. 1
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. 1
Lord, Amy. 1
Mendenhall Ministries (Miss.) 1
Moravian Church 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
New Jersey Bible Training School. 1
Niles, Daniel Thambyrajah. 1
Overseas Crusades. 1
Parker, Matthew, 1
Perkins, Spencer, 1
Philadelphia College of the Bible. 1
Reagan, Ronald. 1
Religious Alliance Against Pornography. 1
Schaeffer, Bud. 1
United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization. 1
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Waite, Montrose, 1
Washington Bible College (Lanham, Md.) 1
Weary, Rosie. 1
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 1
Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
William Tyndale College (Farmington Hills, Mich.) 1
World Council of Churches. 1
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 1
Youth for Christ (Jamaica) 1
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