Mrs. Ruth Gibbs' Oral History

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Title

Mrs. Ruth Gibbs' Oral History

Subject

Mrs. Ruth Gibbs
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
Dr. Donald Gibbs
United Methodist Church
childhood
farm
Christian County
country school
Illiopolis High School
interurban
Decatur, IL
Decatur High School
First Methodist Church
Northwestern University
First Methodist Church of Evanston
Ypsilanti, MI
teaching
Eastern Michigan University
Millikin University
World War I
Student Army Training Corps
Japan
YMCA international committee
conversational English teacher
earthquake
Buddhist Monastery
Garrett Theological Seminary
theological training
Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church
Great Depression
Dr. E.T. Evans
Decatur District Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
president
Wesleyan Service Guild
Ladies' Aid Society
combining Methodist churches
"Central Jurisdiction"
North-Central Jurisdiction
racial discrimination
Jurisdiction Woman's Society
School of Christian Mission
Camp Milam
Women's Society of Christian Service
Christian Social Relations
Negro Colleges
National Board
Evangelical United Brethren Church
Conference schools
teaching
Mrs. R.C. Augustine
Mrs. Lucy Oplinger
Mrs. Marksmiller
Mrs. E.T. Evans
Mrs. Conklin
Women's Home Missionary Society
Harriet Ellis
Imogene Brown
changes to the Church

Description

This is the oral history of Mrs. Ruth Gibbs. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell in November 1983. The interview includes her work with the United Methodist Church.

Creator

Interviewee: Mrs. Ruth Gibbs
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Mrs. Ruth Gibbs

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

November 1983

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

United Methodist Church

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH93

Coverage

oral history, recording, Mrs. Ruth Gibbs, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Mrs. Ruth Gibbs

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

54:08

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Mrs. Ruth Gibbs Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Mrs. Ruth Gibbs' Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 7, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/5033.