Title

[Interview with Reverend Hercules Wilson]

Original Title

Rev. H. Wilson (#1, #2)

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Collection

James H. Costen collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1975-01-28

Playing Time

00:57:37

Abstract

In this recording, James Costen interviews Reverend Hercules Wilson. Born in 1882 in Darrien, Georgia, Wilson talks about his education at Biddle University. He talks about his churches, Woodline and Jackson Grove, and some of the Presbytery leaders that influenced the church, citing H.A. Hunt, Stinston, and Long. They talk about Johnson C. Smith University and some of the shared acquaintances they had there. He recalls preaching in Concord, North Carolina during wartime, and how he left Jackson Grove church because of funding. They further discuss being a Black Presbyterian and what people and events have influenced them in life.

File Name

auc.071.b01t05.19750128.aud0005

Comments

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Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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