|Title||Oral history interview with Rhomie L. Heck, Jr., 2013 Nov. 14|
|Collection||First Baptist Church Oral History Project|
|Object Type||Digital Gift|
|Narrator's name||Rhomie L. Heck, Jr.|
|Description/Scope & Content||Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Rhomie L. Heck, Jr. describes his memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jeanette Batts, Nov. 14th, 2013. Topics discussed include segregation in downtown businesses, sit-in demonstrations at downtown Hampton lunch counters by Hampton Institute students, controversies at First Baptist Church (including congregational dismissal of Rev. Guice as pastor and need to disclose personnel salaries), establishment of People's Building & Loan, and First Baptist Church programs (including missionary fund, food service, history, archive, youth outreach, and financial aid).|
|Interview place||First Baptist Church|
|Length of Interview||00:18:50|
|Extent of Description||
Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
Heck, Rhomie L., Jr.
Patterson, James W., Rev.
Thomas, James E., III, Rev.
Guice, Jason Carl, Rev.
Davis, Don, Jr.
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Structure--People's Building & Loan Association
Structure--W.Queen St. #12-14(2)
|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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