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Catalog Number CC2013.26.1
Title Oral history interview with Joyce S. Brown, 2013 Dec. 2
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2013
Narrator's name Joyce Sturdivant Brown
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Joyce Sturdivant Brown describes her memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jeanette Batts and Sadie Eleazer, December 2nd, 2013. Topics discussed include segregation in Hampton, People's Saving & Loan, C. H. Jarvis chapter, fire at First Baptist Church, and church fundraisers (including the annual bazaar and bake sale).
Interviewer Batts, Jeanette
Interview date 2013-12-02
Interview place Narrator's home
Length of Interview 00:36:58
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Brown, Joyce Sturdivant
Patterson, James W., Rev.
Russell, George S., Rev.
Skipwith, Rev.
Gaines, Seymour J., Rev.
Avery, Bessie
Thomas, James E., III, Rev.
Nelson, Catherine Carrington
Topics Religion/Churches
African-American History
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Structure--People's Building & Loan Association
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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