Call to Service

In the dawn of life's bright morning when the heart is glad and light

Author: J. W. Johnson
Tune: [In the dawn of life's bright morning when the heart is glad and light]
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Author: J. W. Johnson

James Weldon Johnson MA PhD USA 1871-1938. Born at Jacksonville, FL, he attended Clark University, Atlanta, GA, and also spent three months in the backwoods of Georgia., taking in the culture there. While in school he published a paper, ”The daily American newspaper”, which ran for a year until terminated for lack of funding. He graduated in 1894. He then taught at the largest school in Jacksonville, FL, eventually becoming principal and adding 9th & 10th grades there. While there he began preparing for the FL bar exam, taking it in 1897. In 1904 he became treasurer of the Colored Republican Club, becoming its president the following year. He became an author, activist, educator, lawyer, and diplomat. A musician from youth,… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the dawn of life's bright morning when the heart is glad and light
Title: Call to Service
Author: J. W. Johnson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: List the bells that call to service for the King
Publication Date: 1908
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #171

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