United States -- Race relations.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection 005 Papers of Vernon W. Patterson
Identifier: CN 005
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, reports, financial records, press releases, promotional material, forms, newsletters, and oral history interviews relating to Vernon W. Patterson's (1892-1991) active participation and leadership in evangelistic activities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The papers focus particularly on his involvement in various evangelical lay organizations and other institutions and the early career of Billy Graham. The interviews were recorded on 3/4/85 and 3/5/85 and...
Dates: Created: 1900-1985
Collection 074 Ephemera of The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Identifier: CN 074
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a wide variety of materials related to the ministry and history of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) in the United States and around the world. Based on earlier collecting protocols, the collection also contains material about Billy Graham personally, such as oral history interviews with his Wheaton College classmates.Originally this collection contained mainly materials gathered by the staff about Billy Graham or the Billy Graham...
Dates: Created: 1863-2013
Collection 178 Papers of Donald and Mary McGavran
Identifier: CN 178
Scope and Contents The papers of Donald and Mary McGavran include correspondence (personal and business), class lectures, manuscripts of books and articles, newspaper clippings, statistics, maps, reference materials, financial records, documents gathered to study church growth in different parts of the world, photographs, audio tapes, and videos. They document a wide variety of different topics, but are particularly strong for three areas: the McGavrans' family life, their work in India as missionaries, and,...
Dates: Created: 1906-2000
Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries
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...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986
Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins
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...
Dates: Created: 1983-1995
Collection 375 Oral History Interview with Suzanne Griggins
Identifier: CN 375
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Suzanne Elizabeth Griggins (T3-T4) in which she describes her work as a lawyer at the Mendenhall Ministries Law Office, including examples of cases. Other topics discussed include: Griggins’ conversion and spiritual growth; political, legal, educational, racial and social conditions in rural Mississippi; voter registration; pastor Artis Fletcher; the Ku Klux Klan; and the church's response to injustice. The collection also includes an orientation session (T1-T2)...
Dates: Created: 1987
Collection 516 Oral History Interview with B. Sam Hart
Identifier: CN 516
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with B. Sam Hart (1931-2012) in which he discusses his childhood; his parents’ work as missionaries in Jamaica; church life in Jamaica; his early preaching efforts; racial tensions and class divisions in Jamaica and witnessing segregation in churches in the United States; education at Gordon College; comparison of congregations in the United States and Jamaica; reflections on radio preaching ministry; thoughts on being named after Berlyn M. Nottage. The time period...
Dates: Created: 1996
Collection 555 Oral History Interview with Willie Richardson
Identifier: CN 555
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Rev. Willie Richardson in which he describes his childhood in South Carolina and Pennsylvania, conversion and call to ministry, education at the Philadelphia School of the Bible, founding the Christian Stronghold Baptist Church in Philadelphia; the importance of developing training programs on evangelism, preaching, and family dynamics; the condition of the African American Evangelical community in the city; relations between black and white ministries and...
Dates: Created: 1998
Collection 556 Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Blue
Identifier: CN 556
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Lloyd C. Blue, in which he describes the turmoil in his early history, alcoholism, racial attitudes, military service, conversion, attending Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Los Angeles, E.V. Hill, working with Campus Crusade, impact of Bill Bright’s “Being Filled With the Holy Spirit” sermon, developing church-based program to disciple men, pastoral work, philosophy of evangelism/discipleship, discipling pastors, E.K. Bailey, Church Growth Unlimited to develop...
Dates: Created: 1933-1998
Jon Ball's manuscript on the impact of Tom Skinner's Urbana '70 address.
Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Found in: Evangelism & Missions Archives
Media: Video | Race at Wheaton
Unprocessed Material — null
Found in: Wheaton College Archives
Oral History Interviews with Thomas A. Clark IV
Identifier: CN 718
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews in which Clark talks about his childhood as a preacher’s kid, racial tensions at the University of Illinois, pastoring African American churches in the Chicago area, outreach to the community, church activities during the 2020 Covid 19 pandemic, mission trips to the Dominican Republic and South Africa. The time period covered in the interviews is 1970s through 2020.
Dates: 2020-10-09 - 2021-04-09
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Sojourners Collection contains the archival papers of the Christian social concern and community group known by that name. Sojourners traces its origin to a group of seven students at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, (see Jim Wallis) who called for a new and rigorous application of Biblical ethics to American Culture. Believing that the church was losing the current generation,...
Dates: Created: 1971-2017; Other: Date acquired: 1988