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00:00:07 - Personal background / founding of Lampton Baptist Church / past ministers

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Partial Transcript: My name is Edward Owens. I'm working for Dr.--[buzz]--George Wright, a history professor at the University of Kentucky--[buzz]--on his oral history project, The Black Church in Kentucky.--[buzz]--

Segment Synopsis: Britt discusses how Lampton Baptist Church was founded and some of the notable ministers that have served there.

Keywords: Administrative staff; Church membership; Clerk; Deacons; Emmaline Griffin; Fifth St. Baptist Church; Founders; Hannah Coons; Katie Lewis; Lampton Baptist Church; Louisville (Ky.); Reeder family (??); Relocation; Remodeling; Reverend C. C. Bates; Reverend C. H. Owens; Reverend Harris; Reverend J. D. Miller; Reverend J. M. Williams; Reverend Simko (??); Reverend Spencer Taylor; Tempie Howard; Trustees; Van Dyke family

Subjects: African American Christians; African American churches--Kentucky; African American clergy; African American families; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social conditions; Louisville (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.

00:09:57 - Church activities / role of the Black minister

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Partial Transcript: What activities was the church involved in years ago?

Segment Synopsis: Britt discusses the activities the church provides for the community. He also describes the role of the minister in the Black church.

Keywords: Baseball teams; Basketball teams; Black ministers; Bowling leagues; Church membership; Church organizational structure; Education; Hay rides; Leadership; Ministry; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Pastorate; Picnics; Recreational activities; Recreational sports; Religious training; Relocation; Reverend J. D. Miller; Social activities; Softball teams; Urban League; Young people; Youth programs

Subjects: African American Christians; African American clergy; African American leadership; African American youth; African Americans--Recreation; African Americans--Religion; Louisville (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.

00:18:04 - Church's involvement in the civil rights movement / relations with White churches

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Partial Transcript: Was Lampton Baptist Church actively involved in the civil rights movement of the sixties?

Segment Synopsis: Britt discusses the church's involvement in the civil rights movement. He also describes the relations the church has had with White churches in the area.

Keywords: Baptist churches; Busing; Civil rights movement; Community work; Education; March on Washington; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Participation; Political action; Political organizing; Rallies; School integration; Southern Christian Alliance; White churches

Subjects: African Americans--Politics and government; African Americans--Social conditions; Busing for school integration; Civil rights demonstrations--United States; Community work; Race relations--Kentucky; School integration

00:28:13 - Problems in the Black community / strengths of the Black church

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Partial Transcript: What is the Black church doing about problems in the Black community?

Segment Synopsis: Britt discusses how the church has tried to help resolve some of the issues affecting the Black community. He also describes what he views as the strength of the Black church.

Keywords: Black churches; Black community; Charity work; Church members; Church membership; Clothing; Clothing drive; Community work; Donations; Ministerial Alliance; Political participation; Protests; Reverend Hatcher

Subjects: African American Christians; African American churches--Kentucky; African American clergy

00:36:34 - Weaknesses of the Black church / church members

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Partial Transcript: Are there any inherent weaknesses in the Black church?

Segment Synopsis: Britt discusses the weaknesses he perceives in the Black church.

Keywords: Bates Memorial Baptist Church; Bible study; Charity work; Christianity; Church members; College students; Congregation; Dr. Bates; Education; Educational programs; People; Recruitment; Social status; Split; Weaknesses; Young people

Subjects: African American Christians; African American churches--Kentucky; African American youth; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; Bible--Study and teaching; College students--Religious life; Louisville (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Religious education--United States