Interview with Henry Jones, November 3, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

The Pastor at Consolidated Baptist Church, Reverend Jones graduated from Dunbar High School and Kentucky State University. He discusses the role of the African American church within the community and its influence in the civil rights movement, the relationship between the white and African American churches, and the role of the African American minister in his community. Reverend Jones recalls the Reginald O'Rourke murder, and his own involvement in the civil rights struggle. White support for the movement, and the activities of activists Ron Berry, Abby Marlatt, Daniel Garrison and the Reverend William A. Jones, Jr. are detailed. Reverend Jones also comments upon the lack of African American-owned businesses in Lexington.

Interview Accession

1979oh063_kh128

Interviewee Name

Henry Jones

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-11-03

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Jones, Henry Interview by Edward Owens. 03 Nov. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Jones, H. (1978, November 03). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Jones, Henry, interview by Edward Owens. November 03, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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