The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Kenneth Smith, Sr.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 40 min., 19 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Smith, Kenneth B., -- Sr., -- 1931-2008 -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
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Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
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Nonfiction films.
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with The Honorable Kenneth Smith, Sr.
The Honorable Kenneth Smith, Sr.
Other authors / contributors:Smith, Kenneth B., Sr., 1931-2008, interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Bieschke, Paul, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Paul Bieschke.
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2000 November 9.
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Summary:The Reverend Dr. Kenneth B. Smith, Sr. was born in Montclair, New Jersey on February 19, 1931. He relocated to Chicago, Illinois in the late 1950s and became very active in social issues affecting the greater Chicago area. Smith completed his undergraduate degree at Virginia Union University in 1953. He later received his M.A. degree from Drew University in 1954 and a degree in divinity and ministry from the Bethany Theological Seminary in 1960. As a minister, Smith guided the Congregational Church of Park Manor, Trinity United Church of Christ and the Church of the Good Shepherd. Smith retired as the president of the Chicago Theological Seminary. Over the years, he was involved with the Community Renewal Society, as chairman of the Chicago Community Trust, president of the Chicago Board of Education, treasurer of the United Way of Chicago and a trustee of DePaul University.