France Davis: An American Story Told

France Davis: An American Story Told

by France A Davis, Nayra A Atiya

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607811831
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 02/15/2012
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Rev. France A. Davis is pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City.

Nayra Atiya was born in Egypt, raised in the United States, and now lives in Salt Lake City. She is an oral historian, writer, and translator. This is her sixth book.

Table of Contents

1.  I Am Born and Later Burned
2. The Coopers and Cooper's Town
3. The Good Book and Our Goodly Heritage
4. Magazines, Books, and Stories
5. Lifelong Student
6. Calvary's Saturday School
7. Schools and Teachers
8. Two Institutions
9. What Mom and Dad Expected of Their Children
10. Death
11. Educational Opportunities
12. Church Homes
13. I Am Off to Tuskegee
14. Florida and the Call to Preach
15. Common Sense and Honoring Personal Needs
16. A Full-Time Obligation with My Family's Arms Around Me
17. A Good Name
18. Mrs. E. Louise DeBies
19. Destiny
20. The Visable Church
21. Sermons
22. The Pastor and His Family
23. Willene, Pastor's Wife
24. The Military and Elsewhere
25. A Student and His Ministry
26. Installation
27. Glass House
28. Time and Tasks
29. Ministers
30. Lessons
31. Basic Training
32. Texas
33. Las Vegas, Nevada
34. Southeast Asia
35. Dreaming and Sharing
36. Some Siblings and Our Old House
37. Educate the Head and the Heart
38. A Minister's Reputation
39. Sharecropping Neighbors
40. Responsibilities and Roles
41. Crafts
42. Mom
43. Dad
44. The Fruits of Summer
45. Body and the Soul
46. Born Again
47. It Takes a Village
48. Neighbors and Mutual-Aid Societies
49. The Little Store
50. Andrew Cooper and Family
51. Games
52. Money
53. Let Your Word Be Your Bond
54. Aunt Rena, Folklore, and Home Remedies
55. Medical Care
56. Peddlers and Storekeepers
57. Goldberg's
58. Company
59. Be Still, God Is at Work
60. Medicine for the Soul
61. Home
62. Burns: My Side of the Story
63. Burns: Willene's Side of the Story
64. Utah
65. Going Somewhere!

Acknowledgements

About Nayra Atiya

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