Oree Broomfield was a bishop in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Broomfield attended Mississippi Industrial College in Holly Springs, Mississippi and went on to receive a Bachelor of Divinity from Gammon Theological Seminary. He later earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Phillips University. During the civil rights movement, Broomfield was active in the effort to educate and register African American voters in Mississippi.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)