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August 2000: Charlotte, 1958 - The Hometown Crusade

Cliff Barrows leading the crusade's volunteer choir, drawn from the participating churches
Billy Graham committed his life to Christ during a 1934 evangelistic campaign in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina and he has himself held evangelistic campaigns there on four different occasions - 1947, 1958, 1972 and 1996. Numerous other events of his life and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's history have occurred there. This month's bulletin board features the 1958 crusade.

Click to go to a website on the 1958 meetings, which includes transcripts of several of the crusade sermons.

Click to go to Collection 295, which contains documents telling the story of several evangelistic campaigns that were held in Charlotte by various ministers between 1915 and 1983.

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