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Catalog Number CC2013.25.1
Title Oral history interview with Corbin family, 2013 Nov. 23
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2013
Narrator's name Anna Mae Corbin Sayle, Eva J. Corbin, and William P. Corbin
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Anna Mae Corbin Sayle, Eva J. Corbin, and William P. Corbin describe their memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jean Combs Hunter, Nov. 23rd, 2013. Topics discussed include church programs (including Vacation Bible School, choir, ushers, summer revivals, holidays, tithing, and baptisms), horse-and-buggy transportation in Hampton, Boys and Girls clubs, the Jim Crow era, African American businesses, downtown Hampton.
Interviewer Hunter, Jean Combs
Length of Interview 01:03:59
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Sayle, Anna M. Corbin
Corbin, William
Corbin, Eva J.
Corbin, Gloria
Corbin, Janie
Corbin, Phil, II
Corbin, William
Thomas, Jeremiah
Simmons, Mr.
Jarvis, Josephine, Miss
Patterson, James W., Rev.
Thomas, James E., III, Rev.
Gaines, Seymour J., Rev.
Guice, Jason Carl, Rev.
Booth, William D., Rev.
Wills, Richard W., Rev.
Prescott, Lowell
Christian, Leah
Sayle, Alvin
Williams, Bernice
Taylor, Olivia
Blue, Ida
Blue, Robert
Harold, Chris
Harold, Lucie
Mitchell, Stan
Mitchell, Mildred
Mitchell, Johnnie
Franklin, James
Dennis, Martha
Harden, John
Briggs, Emily
Franklin, Charles
Poole, Vincent
Poole, Lloyd
Bassette, Dr.
Jackson, Dr.
Topics Religion/Churches
African-American History
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Civic groups/clubs
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Site--Downtown 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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