The Resource Statements on the National Council of Churches in Christ,, (sound recording)

Statements on the National Council of Churches in Christ,, (sound recording)

Statements on the National Council of Churches in Christ,, 1950 Dec. 11
Statements on the National Council of Churches in Christ,
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1950 Dec. 11
Statements, 11 December 1950, concerning a meeting of the National Council of Churches in Christ held in Cleveland, Ohio. Bishop Frederick D. Goodwin, Dr. John Marcus Ellison, and Dr. Hunter B. Blakely discuss their attendance at the meeting, and mention the setting and pageantry as they give an account and description of the gathering. The three also talk about the organization's purpose, and the cooperation between the regional and national group
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  • Frederick Deane Goodwin was born in Albemarle County on 5 November 1888. He attended Episcopal High School, The College of William and Mary, and the Virginia Theological Seminary, from where he graduated in 1917. Goodwin became the ninth bishop of Virginia on 1 January 1944. He died in Wheeling, West Virginia on 13 January 1968 and is buried in the Yeocomico Episcopal Church Cemetery in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
  • Minor C. Miller was born on 6 January 1889. He attended Bridgewater College, Boston University, and Ashland College in Ohio. He was a professor at Bridgewater from 1949-1953. Miller was executive secretary of the Virginia Council of Religious Education and the Virginia Council of Churches. He died in July 1968. John Malcus Ellison (1889-1979) was born in Northumberland County, Virginia and lived most of his adult life in Richmond, Virginia. As the fourth president of Virginia Union University (1941-1955), he was the first African American and alumnus to serve in this capacity. Ellison was active in a number of civic, state and national societies and organizations. He served as chairman of the Virginia Commission on Interracial Cooperation, the National Program for Training Negro Ministers in the South and the board of editors of the Scottish Rite Informer. He is the author of many books including The Art of Friendship (1943), Tensions and Destiny (1953), They Who Preach (1956) and They Sang Through the Crisis (1961).
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Statements on the National Council of Churches in Christ,, (sound recording)
Duration: 13 min., 50 sec
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4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
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