[Interview with Reverend Hercules Wilson]

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

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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.

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