Interview with Carol Redding Cummings, July 24, 2019, St. Peter Claver Church, Macon, GA

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Title

Interview with Carol Redding Cummings, July 24, 2019, St. Peter Claver Church, Macon, GA

Description

Carol Redding Cummings tells of her Christian faith through the family. Her mother was a faithful member at St. Peter Claver for over 85 years. Barbara was baptized at SPC in 1934 and also sang in the choir 70 years.


Carol Redding Cummings, 85, was born in Macon, GA to Margaret R. Sullivan (1910-2008) and Horace Redding (1916-1982). She was one of five children, four sisters, and one brother.

In addition to working as a homemaker and raising her children, Carol did clerical work in the Bibb County School System. She also worked as a seamstress at R.S. Tharpe Men’s clothing store for three years prior to joining the Bibb County School System.


Bettye Middlebrooks is a longtime member of St. Peter Claver Parish in Macon, GA, and a member of the Black Catholic History Advisory Board to the Archives.

Date

July 24, 2019

Rights

Archives & Records Management Department, Catholic Diocese of Savannah, Copyright 2019.

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Language

English

Interviewer

Bettye Middlebrook and Kathryn Lockard

Interviewee

Carol Cummings

Location

St. Peter Claver Parish

Duration

9 minutes 5 seconds

Time Summary

one-minute interverals

Citation

Office of Archives and Records, Catholic Diocese of Savannah, “Interview with Carol Redding Cummings, July 24, 2019, St. Peter Claver Church, Macon, GA,” Diocese of Savannah's Black Catholic History, accessed July 31, 2021, https://diosavblackcatholichistory.omeka.net/items/show/18.