The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Church Service [St. Edwards Baptist Church]; Sermon by Rev. Franklin, "Don
Identifier: e_utfc_0198
Title: Negro Church Service [St. Edwards Baptist Church]; Sermon by Rev. Franklin, "Don't Turn Back" [song]
Description: Rev. Franklin delivering a sermon taken from Luke 22:54 and entitled "Come Closer, You Are Too Far." The bible verse reads: "Then they took him, and led him, and brought him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off." During the sermon, Rev. Franklin leads the congregation in singing "Don't Turn Back," and then resumes the sermon after the song is finished. The sound quality of the original begins to deteriorate in the last 10 minutes. Recorded at the St. Edwards Baptist Church, Rev. Franklin, pastor.
City: [Austin?]
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1942/06/28
Creator: Franklin, Reverand (preacher); St. Edwards Baptist Church congregation (singers)
Contributor: Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 43 minutes, 53 seconds