May fellowship day

May fellowship day
Group of people talking after a panel discussion from the Pitt County Interracial Committee, held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church by the United Church Women. From left to right: Mrs. W.E. Roseveare (meeting chairman), Rev. Richard Ottaway, Miss Mary Hawkins, Richard Davis, and Dr. Andrew Best.
May 02, 1964
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6cm x 6cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Madge Dews Thompson Jun 30 2019

Richard Davis in this photo was the pastor of Winterville Baptist Church. He died in 2016.

Joyner Digital Collections Oct 04 2018

Thank you for your comments. We have now updated the record to include this information.

John Lawrence Aug 23 2018

Picture Caption from Daily Reflector on May 2, 1964:"MAY FELLOWSHIP DAY... was observed yesterday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church by the United Church Women. The theme for the day "One Family Under of__ Freedom of Residence and Job Opportunity" was discussed by a panel from the Pitt County Interracial Committee. Shown above, left to right, are Mrs. W.E. Roseveare, who served as chairman for the meeting, the Rev. Richard Ottaway, Miss Mary Hawkins, Richard Davis and Dr. Andrew Best, panel members. Ed Waldrop, also a panel member, was not present for the picture."

coleen w. allen Dec 17 2009

The black man on the right is Dr. Andrew Best (medical doctor who was also very active in civis affairs. He contributed much in establishing the med school. He was loved by both blacks and outstanding person which was recognized by practically everyone

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