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Catalog Number CC2014.8.1
Title Oral history interview with Jean Combs Hunter, 2014 Jan. 8
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2014
Narrator's name Jean Combs Hunter
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Jean Combs Hunter describes her memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jeanette Batts and Sadie Eleazer, January 8th, 2014. Topics discussed include church programs and life (including Baptist Young People's Union, Junior Choir, Ushers Board, Vacation Bible School, nursery school, tent services and revivals, and church etiquette for children), the Lincoln Street African American community and demolition to construct Harbor Square Apartments, Girl Scout and NAACP meetings at Bethel A.M.E. Church, and Phenix School.
Interviewer Batts, Jeanette
Interview date 2014-01-08
Interview place Narrator's home
Length of Interview 00:26:13
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Hunter, Jean Combs
Guice, Jason Carl, Rev.
Franklin, James
Patterson, James W., Rev.
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
Structure--Bethel A.M.E. Church
Structure--Phenix 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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