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Catalog Number CC2013.21.1
Title Oral history interview with Rufus Easter, Jr., and Evelyn Easter, 2013 Nov. 18
Collection First Baptist Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2013
Narrator's name Rufus Easter, Jr., and Evelyn Easter
Description/Scope & Content Oral history recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Rufus Easter, Jr. and Evelyn Easter describe their memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jean Combs Hunter, Nov. 18th, 2013. Topics discused include church programs (including music ministry and a proposed computer training program), downtown Hampton and Phoebus, and the Jim Crow era.
Interviewer Hunter, Jean Combs
Interview date 2013-11-18
Interview place Narrators' home
Length of Interview 00:29:48
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
People Easter, Rufus, Jr.
Easter, Evelyn
Gardner, Effie T., Dr.
Vaughan, Francis
Taylor, Linda
Pearson, Charlotte D.
Topics Religion/Churches
African-American History
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Site--Downtown Hampton
Site--Phoebus Historic District
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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