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Jones, Arthur C.


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Oral history interview with Bennie Williams, 1999 July 10, 2003

Identifier: M450.05.00012
Abstract Bennie Williams recounts her early experiences of growing up, and attending grade school, high school and college in Marshall, Tex. She discusses how spirituals were an integral part of the church she attended, but that it was not until she was in college that she considered the differences between hymns, spirituals and gospel. She relates her experiences in teaching spirituals, from directing high school choirs performing at the Black Teachers Association meetings in Tex., to teaching in...
Dates: 1999 July 10; Issued: 2003