Title

[Shady Grove COGIC] (audio)

Original Title

Shady Grove

Authors

J. Howard Dell

Streaming Media

 
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Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1969-03-04

Collection

Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

Playing Time

00:37:10

Abstract

This recording begins with singing and Dell announcing the session is taking place at the Shady Grove COGIC church. This is followed by prayer, with men testifying about God’s grace and praying for the church. Dell then mentions about stepping in for Elder F.W. Rhodes after he died, and talks about being a leader in the north Georgia COCIC – where he learned to be a leader. He announces he will be on TV, and notes that his popularity means that God is blessing the church. He speaks about the current time, and how he is now “Black” and not “Negro”, even speaking at an integrated meeting. Lastly, a woman testifies about the church and knocking on doors to spread the word of God.

Rights

All audio content in this collection is protected by copyright or is the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc., and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. For more information or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact archives@auctr.edu.

File Name

auc.118.b19t21.19690304.aud0386

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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