[Autobiography] (audio)

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The Beginning of my life history


J. Howard Dell

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circa 1987


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This is a recording of Bishop Dell presenting his autobiography. The recording begins with Bishop Dell discussing the place of his birth. He talks about being born on the farm of Henry Sheppard. He then talks about his grandmother and grandfather. He describes how his father was struck by lightning and died. Also included in the autobiography are Bishop Dell’s call story and his early pastoral experience.


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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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