The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Theophilus Caviness.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 19 min., 28 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Caviness, Theophilus, -- 1928- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Reverend Theophilus Caviness
Reverend Theophilus Caviness
Other authors / contributors:Caviness, Theophilus, 1928- interviewee.
Williams, Regennia N., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Regennia Williams, interviewer.
Recorded Cleveland, Ohio 2004 June 16.
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Summary:Pastor and politician the Reverend Emmitt Theophilus Caviness was born on May 23, 1928, in Marshall, Texas. Caviness earned his B.A. degree from Bishop College in Dallas, Texas, and his B.Div. Degree from Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Grove, Missouri. In 1961, Caviness began to serve as the senior pastor of the Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a member/officer of the Baptist Minister's Conference of Cleveland and Vicinity, the Baptist Pastor's Council, the Planning Board of the Inter-Church Council, the Ohio Baptist General Convention, and the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. He was president of the Cleveland Branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; a member of the board of directors for the NAACP, CORE, and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Caviness also worked as the executive assistant to George V. Voinovich, former mayor of Cleveland and he was a member of the Cleveland City Council, 1974-80.