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Catalog Number CC2014.27.1
Title Oral history interviews of the St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Oral History Project
Collection St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Description/Scope & Content Interviews with congregants of St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, conducted between June 2014 and August 2015. 21 individuals participated in 13 interviews, conducted by Olive Springer Ezell. The interviewers narrate their experiences within the church, especially between the 1930s and 1960s and focusing on the role of the church within the African American community and during the Civil Rights era. Included is also an oral account of the history of St. Cyprian's Church, narrated by Olive Ezell.
Extent of Description 13 interviews (mp3 files) with narrator photos
People Ezell, Olive Springer
Topics African-American History
Religion/Churches
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District10--Aberdeen
Structure--St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
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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