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Catalog Number CC2013.20.1
Title Oral history interview with Allen C. Williams and Jennie L. Williams, 2013 Nov. 15
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2013-11-15
Narrator's name Allen C. Williams and Jennie L. Williams
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Allen C. Williams and Jennie L. Williams describe their memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Sadie Eleazer, Nov. 15th, 2013. Topics discussed include the C. H. Jarvis Club, craft fundraisers, Hampton University student workers, the need for more church programs for children, Bay Days, Robert E. Lee Elementary School, and integration in Hampton (especially in the 1970s, including school bussing).
Interviewer Eleazer, Sadie
Interview date 2013-11-15
Interview place Narrators' home
Length of Interview 00:31:48
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Williams, Allen C.
Williams, Jennie L.
Gaines, Seymour J., Rev.
Robinson, Carrie, Mrs.
Gardner, Effie T., Dr.
Clark, Lillian
Topics Religion/Churches
African-American History
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Bay Days
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Site--Hampton University
Structure--Robert E. Lee 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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