|Title||Oral history interview with Brenda Spruell, 2013 Dec. 9|
|Collection||First Baptist Church Oral History Project|
|Object Type||Digital Gift|
|Narrator's name||Brenda Spruell|
|Description/Scope & Content||Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Brenda Spruell describes her memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jeanette Batts, December 9th, 2013. Topics discussed include African American business districts on Queen and Union streets and First Baptist Church programs (including community outreach, 1963 100th anniversary of the church, Easter Sunrise plays, watermelon feasts, and national tours of the Fellowship Choir).|
|Interview place||First Baptist Church|
|Length of Interview||00:13:39|
|Extent of Description||
Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
Nelson, Catherine Carrington
Phillips, J. M.
Bassette, Burl, Dr.
Patterson, James W., Rev.
Gaines, Seymour J., Rev.
Thomas, James E., III, Rev.
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
|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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