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Oral history with Will D. Campbell, Christian preacher

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Creator:Campbell, Will D.
Creator:Caudill, Orley B.
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Will D. Campbell, Christian preacher
Date:1976 June 8

Oral history. Interview conducted on June 8, 1976, with Will D. Campbell. Mr. Campbell, born in Amite, Mississippi, was ordained as a pastor at the age of 17. He first became aware of race relations during time spent in the military, when he read a novel by Howard Fast entitled "Freedom Road". His participation in race relations is given a theological approach, with emphasis on alleviating crises and preventing violence.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Campbell, Will D. | Clergy--Mississippi--Interviews | Baptists--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Veterans--Mississippi | Nonviolence--Missisippi | Race relations | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 639, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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