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Rogers Memorial Baptist Church members, 1978

Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 3

Scope and Contents

Black and white video documenting interviews by Knoxville College students with members of Knoxville-based African American church Rogers Memorial Baptist Church, founded in 1882. The primary line of questioning is about the 17th Street connector that is planned to be constructed behind the church. Earl McKelfa tnterviews Deacon Micahel Giles, Gloria Jones interviews Harvey Seals, Lagreta Wilson interviews unidentified subject who states the church has 300 members, Joseph Cannon interviews Ms. Ford, Ronald Harper interviews Mr. Smith, Richard (last name inaudible) interviews unidentified subject, who states church membership is 200.

Total time 22 minutes


  • 1978



1 open reel videotape : 1/2-inch black and white monaural EIAJ-1 videotape on 5-inch reel

Language of Materials


  • Transcript of interviews.

Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound Repository

601 S Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 United States