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C.D. Brooks - A Life in Pictures

Part 1: 1930-1974


C.D. as a student at James Dudley High School, c. 1946 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Staff of James Dudley High School student newspaper, Panther’s Claw, c 1946. C.D. is third from bottom left (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


       Editor of the Oakwood 1951 yearbook Acorn


The Executive Committee of the United Student Movement of Oakwood College, 1951 Acorn


1951 Oakwood Acorn


1951 Oakwood Acorn


The 1951 Oakwood Acorn (clockwise): Russell W. Bates, C.D.’s roommate; Aaron Brogden, C.D.’s close friend; Harold Cleveland; and C.D.


C.D. in 1951 as an evangelistic intern for J.G. Dasent in Uniontown, Pennsylvania (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Walterene Wagner in 1951 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Wedding day, September 14, 1952 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D.'s parents, Marvin and Pattie Brooks (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


The Brooks brothers at C.D. wedding. L-R: Marvin, Jr., C.D., Hugh, and Elliott "Rock," 1952 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. and Walterene on their honeymoon at Niagara Falls, 1952 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1955 (Courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. with church young people of Ephesus Church in Columbus, Ohio, 1957
(courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. with the recently baptized at Ephesus Church, 1958 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. Brooks, Ephesus Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1958 (Courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


From L-R: John Wagner, Jr., Walterene Wagner Brooks, C.D., (lower row) Diedre Brooks, and Judy Wagner, 1959 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1960 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1960 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1960 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


L-R: C.D., Marvin Jr. (brother), Marvin Sr. (father), Hugh (brother), Elliott (brother), c. 1960 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1960 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. Brooks in Guadalajara, Mexico, answering questions, c. 1962 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D., c. 1963 (Courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. and Walterene, c. 1965 (Courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Columbia Union and Allegheny Conference leaders, c. 1975 (courtesy of GC Archives)


C.D. and son Skip, 1966 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Flyer for evangelistic meeting in Philadelphia, 1964 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. Brooks preaching, 1965 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Newark 1966: The first integrated campaign with Alvin Stewart, associate evangelist (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. at a youth rally, 1973 (courtesy of GC Archives)


Hope Pavilion, Chicago 1973 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. looking at sign in front of Hope Pavilion, Chicago 1973 (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


Chicago ’73 team in front of tent. On Brooks’ right is college roommate Russell Bates. Delbert Baker is on far right (courtesy of C.D. Brooks)


C.D. instructing baptismal candidates during Chicago crusade, 1973 (courtesy of GC Archives)


C.D. and H.A. Lindsay baptizing Chicago crusade converts at Shiloh Church, 1973 (courtesy of GC Archives)