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Arthur Wallace Sr. oral history interview, 2004 March 18

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-WA0401

Dates

  • 2004-03-18

Summary

Arthur Wallace Sr. shares his memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. He focuses on his experiences attending Friendship Baptist Missionary Church, which he joined in 1933, including church leadership, choirs, tithing, visiting the sick, and the church's place in the Brooklyn community. Mr. Wallace also discusses the many businesses in Brooklyn and the United House of Prayer for All People. He describes the impact of Charlotte's urban renewal program of the 1960s on Friendship Baptist Missionary Church, which moved from Brooklyn to west Charlotte.

Extent

63 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 USA