Bennett Hall Fund


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“Bennett Hall, the Morehouse School of Religion dormitory, was made possible by contributions from churches of the National Progressive Baptist Convention [ the Progressive National Baptist Convention], the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, the New Era Baptist Convention of Georgia, the Board of Education of the American Baptist Convention [now American Baptist Churches] and Mr. and Mrs. John Nuveen of Chicago. Fully two-thirds of the money needed for the construction and furnishing of the Bennett Hall was given by the Nuveens. As the plague at the entrance William Stiles Bennett was a New York judge, lawyer, assemblyman, and congressman, and a member of the organizing group of the NAACP. The Nuveens dedicated the building in the spring of 1965.”
Dr. Benjamin Mays

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