[Dell’s Church Work] (audio)

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Money (Side A), James (Side B)


J. Howard Dell

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circa 1979


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording begins with Dell talking about 1923 and his first wife in Macon, GA. He talks about the birth of his son. He talks about having his first revival in a storefront owed by the Biven’s. He talks about being appointed pastor of a church in Macon, and how it was the second largest COGIC church in Georgia and how it produces three state mothers. He also talks about being the first Black pastor to have a direct broadcast to WBML in 1941.


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