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Catalog Number CC2013.15.1
Title Oral history interview with Margaret Morgan Sykes, 2013 Nov. 14
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2013
Narrator's name Margaret Morgan Sykes
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Margaret Morgan Sykes describes her memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Patricia Nettles-Pegram, Nov. 14th, 2013. Topics discussed include the Lincoln Street African American community, racially integrated neigborhoods in the Phoebus area, Hampton during the Jim Crow era, and Union Elementary School.
Interviewer Nettles-Pegram, Patricia
Interview date 2013-11-14
Interview place Narrator's home
Length of Interview 00:27:27
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Sykes, Margaret Morgan
Booth, William D., Rev.
Thomas, James E., III, Rev.
Campbell, Gladys
Clark, Lillian
Wills, Richard W., Rev.
Topics Religion/Churches
African-American History
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Structure--Union School
Parent Collection record CC2013.14.0
Notes Oral history interviews are the personal memories and reflections of the narrator, and the Hampton History Museum cannot guarantee the accuracy of an interview's content. The views and opinions expressed by the narrator are not necessarily those of the Hampton History Museum or City of Hampton.

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