[Performances for Dell] (audio)

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Dedication to the Dells by the Garden of Prayer

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Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording opens with singing and organ music and minister of music, Dr. Harris who announces the music tonight has been selected specifically for Bishop Dell. He announces the celestial choir who sing. Man then announces the Juanita Specials who sing “Someday, Someday I’ll Go Where Jesus Is”. “Mother C” then announces the missionary chorus who sing “What is This”, with two more groups singing afterwards. A woman addresses Dell and introduces the song, “Only a Look”, with more songs presented and sung after. A woman testifies, wanting to be a part of the garden of prayer, followed by the children’s choir among other performances. Mother Dabney asks for prayer for the sick, followed by the story of Jesus and his disciples and leads a prayer blessing for President Kennedy.


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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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