Douglas, Rev A C 1981-12-08

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A. C. Douglas, a Methodist minister, talks of his life in the ministry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Reverend A. C. Douglas

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Date: December 8, 1981

Location: Artesia, New Mexico

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Conference (December 1916), Buena Vista, New Mexico, Description, Traveling circuit rider, Monahans, Texas, Water sources, Parsonage, Preaching, Churches, Obstacles, Living conditions, Marathon, New Mexico, Church, Dr. Worthington, Denominational sharing of buildings, Church attendees, West, Attractions, Bishop Alsey Carlton, Land purchase (1937), Home built (1938), Wife's death (1973), Remarriage, People, West vs. East, Church organization, Jesus, Church in frontier communities

Tape 1, Side 2: Non-Christians, Buena Vista, Water shortage, Grand Falls, Texas, Church, role in society, Ideas for sermons, Beliefs, Interest in ministry, Beliefs, Interest in ministry, Illness, Church positions held, Beliefs, Age at decision-time, Move to Tennessee to Texas, Reasons

Tape 2, Side 1: Move from Tennessee to Texas (continued), Reasons (continued), Marriage (March 31, 1912), Illness, Assignment, Illness, Archer Lafette Douglas, father, Lydia Parthenia Atkinson, mother, Born (December 1, 1888), Methodist Church growth, Length of service, Angie Smith, bishop, St. Paul's Church, Kermit, Texas, church, Retirement, Honorary degree, Unification of Southern and Northern churches, Formalism, Rev. E. L. Yates, Hamilton Wright, Bishop Carlton

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1888-1970s

Bulk Dates: 1888-1970s

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