The University of Texas at Austin
Reminiscences: 1 of 2 parts (Negro - Rev. Richard Rufus Rees)
Identifier: e_utfc_0199
Title: Reminiscences: 1 of 2 parts (Negro - Rev. Richard Rufus Rees)
Description: Recorded at John Faulk's home in Austin, TX, Rev. Reese (age 41 at the time of the interview) recounts his farming boyhood, his early religious experiences, his preparation for the ministry, his marriage and his life as a preacher. He also describes the importance of religion, the church and preachers in the African-American community.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/11
Creator: Reese, Richard Rufus (interviewee); Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (interviewer)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 32 minutes, 41 seconds