Arthur Wallace, 2004 March 18
Scope and Contents
Arthur Wallace Sr. shares his memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. He focuses on his experiences attending Friendship Baptist Missionary Church, which he joined in 1933, including church leadership, choirs, tithing, visiting the sick, and the church's place in the Brooklyn community. Mr. Wallace also discusses the many businesses in Brooklyn and the United House of Prayer for All People. He describes the impact of Charlotte's urban renewal program of the 1960s on Friendship Baptist Missionary Church, which moved from Brooklyn to west Charlotte.
- Creation: 2004 March 18
Conditions Governing Access
3 of the 57 interviews have been digitized and are available in the digital repository.
Arthur Wallace Sr. was an eighty seven-year-old man at the time of interview, which took place at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born in Charlotte in 1916.
Language of Materials
Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States