[Autobiography] (audio)

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Life History #Four


J. Howard Dell

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circa 1975


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording features Bishop Dell recounting his life. Bishop Dell talks about being consecrated by Bishop Charles H. Mason as a Bishop of the Church of God in Christ. He also discusses a church dispute in which he was charged with misappropriation of church funds. Bishop Dell discusses several COGIC workers meetings. He also discusses time in and receiving a call from God to leave Atlanta in 1957.


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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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