|Title||Oral history interview with Bernice Dennis, 2013 Nov. 22|
|Collection||First Baptist Church Oral History Project|
|Object Type||Digital Gift|
|Narrator's name||Bernice Dennis|
|Description/Scope & Content||Oral history interview recorded through partnership with First Baptist Church of Hampton. Bernice Dennis describes her memories of First Baptist Church, interviewed by Jean Combs Hunter, Nov. 22nd, 2013. Topics discussed include downtown Hampton businesses, Hampton's streetcar system, Bay Shore resort, the Jim Crow era, Hampton Institute, relations between Jews and African Americans in Hampton, and former church events (including picnics, Easter sunrise service, fundraisers and food sales, and church bazaars).|
|Interviewer||Hunter, Jean Combs|
|Interview place||Narrator's home|
|Length of Interview||00:26:37|
|Extent of Description||
Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
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.
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Structure--First Baptist Church of Hampton
Site--Bay Shore Resort
|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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