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Community leaders talk about the significance of the African Meeting House
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[Renovation of the African Meeting House]
Original Airdate: 9/19/1986

Length: 00:02:30
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
This news story is made up of commentary on the African Meeting House on Joy Street during its renovation. Michael Haynes (Twelfth Baptist Church), Steven Spaulding (TLT Construction Company), J. Marcus Mitchell (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity), Henry Hampton (Museum of Afro American History), and Ruth Batson (Museum of Afro American History) talk about the renovations and the historical significance of the Meeting House. The report includes shots of the Meeting House and photographs and drawings of historical figures with connections to the meeting house.

Format : Tape 4624   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102863 
VHS cassette 103599 
digital betacam cassette 104175 
Betacam cassette 104176 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - History
African Meeting House

Subject : Personal Names
Batson, Ruth
Hampton, Henry
Haynes, Michael
Mitchell, J. Marcus
Spaulding, Steven

Type : Genre
News - Television

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