Prisons -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Identifier: CN 356
Scope and Contents The material in this collection consists of edited videotaped programs produced by the staff of the Institute of Prison Ministries of the Billy Graham Center. Programs contain interviews by director of Institute for Prison Ministries with people involved in the criminal justice system. Prominant people interviewed include Chief Justic Warren Burger, Senator Mark Hatfield, and Attorney General Edwin Meese; also interviewed are prisoners, social workers, gang members, and prison guards. Other...
Dates: Created: 1985-1986
Identifier: CN 380
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with James Halloway Neece in which he describes his conversion to Christianity, education at Multnomah School of the Bible and Wheaton College, his work as a prison chaplain at the DuPage County Jail. Other topics discussed include the spiritual needs of prisoners, the AIDS crisis, Charles Colson and Prison Fellowship, and the work of the Good News Mission. The time period covered by the interviews is 1941-1987.James Neece was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on...
Dates: Created: 1987
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
Identifier: CN 399
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul E. Johnson (1909-1997) in which he talks about his family background; conversion; lay witness as a musician involved in the work of Pacific Garden Mission and various prison ministries; Chicago in the 1930's; the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle; the Christian Businessmen's Committee; Paul Rader, Jack Wyrtzen, Roger Malsbary; and the early days of Youth for Christ in Indianapolis. Other topics discussed include the Great Depression in Chicago, and Johnson's post-1945...
Dates: Created: 1988
Identifier: CN 443
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William Leonard Simmer (1929-2015) in which he discusses his childhood, years in the United States Air Force, conversion to Christianity, education at Washington Bible College, and the development of Good News Jail and Prison ministry. Other topics discussed include: Carl Henry, Grady Wilson, and the BGEA 1960 Washington, DC, Crusade. The time period covered by the interviews is 1929 to 1991.William Leonard Simmer was interviewed by Robert Shuster on June...
Dates: Created: 1991
Identifier: CN 474
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with José E. Hernandez in which he discusses his conversion; mission work in Spain; ministry in the jails and prisons of Miami, Florida; jail conditions; the work of the South Florida Jail Ministries; the work of the Agape Women's Homes; church/state relations; emotional and organizational problems in Christian ministry. The time period covered by the interviews is 1952-1993.José Hernandez was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on January 13,1993 at the offices of...
Dates: Created: 1993