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00:00:02 - Personal background

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Partial Transcript: My name is Edward Owens. I'm working for doctors George Wright and Benjamin Baker on their oral history project, The Black Church in Kentucky.

Segment Synopsis: David discusses her and her husband's personal background prior to their marriage.

Keywords: Banneker School; Cynthiana (Ky.); David Farm; Harrison County (Ky.); Ministers; Racism; Segregation; Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, Ohio)

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American farmers.; African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Social conditions.; Childhood; Race relations--Kentucky; Teachers--Kentucky

00:02:44 - Her husband's teaching career

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Partial Transcript: Your husband was a teacher. When did he begin to teach?

Segment Synopsis: David discusses her husband's teaching career within both segregated and integrated school systems.

Keywords: Assistant teachers; Banneker School (Cynthiana, Ky.); Coaching; Integration; Paris (Ky.)

Subjects: African American leadership; African Americans--Employment.; African Americans--Social conditions.; Race relations--Kentucky; Segregation in education--Kentucky; Teachers--Kentucky

00:04:58 - Relationship between Black and White students

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Partial Transcript: Did he ever, uh, reflect on the relationship that the Black and White children had at this school?

Segment Synopsis: David describes her husband's perspective of the integrated school system. She also describes the relationship her husband observed between Black and White students and teachers.

Keywords: Bluegrass Boy Scouts; Community; Leadership; Teacher federation; Youth

Subjects: African American neighborhoods; African Americans--Employment.; African Americans--Social conditions.; Education--Study and teaching; Race relations--Kentucky; School integration--Kentucky

00:07:33 - Husband's career as a minister

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Partial Transcript: Among the other things, your husband also became a minister.

Segment Synopsis: David discuses her husbands early involvement with the church and his appointment as a minister. She also describes her husband's passion for preaching and teaching.

Keywords: African Methodist Episcopal Conference; Land ownership; Leadership; Ministers; Nancy Jackson; Netty Davis; Preaching; Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church; Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church; St. James AME Church; St. Paul AME Church

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African Americans--Economic conditions.; African Americans--Religion.; African Americans--Social conditions.; Cynthiana (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Race relations--Kentucky

00:12:53 - Community's view of Reverend David

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Partial Transcript: Mrs. David, how did the community as a whole regard your husband?

Segment Synopsis: David discusses how the community viewed her husband. She also describes the many ways her husband was involved in the community.

Keywords: Community; E. O. David; Education; Integration; Leadership; Youth

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African Americans--Economic conditions.; African Americans--Education (Higher); African Americans--Religion.; African Americans--Social conditions.