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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Albert Richard Sampson [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History Makers video oral history with Reverend Albert Richard Sampson
Reverend Albert Richard Sampson
Publication:
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 27 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Interviews.
Sampson, Albert "Al" -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Civil rights activist Reverend Albert R. Sampson was born November 27, 1938, in Everett, Massachusetts. He graduated from Everett High School in 1956. Sampson attended Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, receiving his B.A. degree. He earned his M.S. degree in cultural studies from Governors State University in 1973, his M.Div. degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in 1977, and his D.Div. degree from Union Baptist Theological Seminary in Toledo, Ohio. Sampson became involved with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1962 and served as campaign manager for Leroy Johnson, Georgia's first black State Senator. He was ordained by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Sampson became pastor of Fernwood United Methodist Church in Chicago. He served as president of the National Black Farmers Harvest and Business Trade Cooperative. He served as a scholar consultant for the Black Heritage Bible and as President of the Metropolitan Council of Black Churches in Chicago.
Participant:
Adele Hodge, interviewer.
Credits:
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Notes:
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2002 August 19.
Contributor:
Sampson, Albert "Al", interviewee.
Hodge, Adele, interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
OCLC:
998756911
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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