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Catalog Number 87
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The collection consists primarily of one DVD that contains individual interviews associated with the county's historic churches which are the focus of the project. The six twenty-eight minute segments found on the DVD feature nineteen historic churches complete with interviews of church members and an explanation of the construction details, location, evolution of membership, and place in county / community history. Included in the collection is the transcript of the DVD as compiled by narrator, David A.Z. Brewer.


The Baldwin County Alabama Historical Church Documentary is the product of a collaborative effort by the Baldwin County Commission and Joseph C. Johns Productions. Narrated by David A.Z. Brewer, Assistant to the County Adminsitrator for Research and Special Projects, the six part program features nineteen of Baldwin County's most historic church structures. The twenty - eight minute segments contain interviews, conducted by Brewer, of persons associated with each church as well as revealing footage of each structure's historic architecture. The project originated as the first expanded use of the County Commission's educational television channel and has set the precedent for future historical / educational documentaries designed to provide Baldwin County residents with a better understanding of their county.

Creator Baldwin County Commission, Joseph C. Johns Productions
Other Creators David A.Z. Brewer, Ella Perry Foster Zarr, Luella Ferguson, Jabe Fincher, Martin L. McGuire, Lois Holmes Smith, Harry Davis Smith, Dr. T. W. Belt, Senator Dick Owen, L. D. Owen, IiI, John Phillips, Benjamin Metcalf, Floyd Wright, Theophilus Moody, Thomas H. Waters, Vadin McNeil, Martha Baggett, Beverly Maddox, Pastor Swanlund, Ernest Burnett, Charles Canning, Charlie Norman, Biship John L. May, Billy Middleton, Carol Middleton, Mary Fincher, Mildred Bertagnolli, Earl Deane Comstock, Dean Swift Comstock, Admiral Raphael Semms, Father Gordon N. Milsted, Jean Richmond, Captain William Howard, Elizabeth Howard, David Moniac, Joan White Crowder, David Manci Gardner, W.J. Pearson, Emmalyn J. Bosby-Bright, Mable Ivory Hobbs, Brother Haywood Stanley, Elanor P. Harpe, Dorothy A. Williams, Mary Baker Eddy, Frances Rollins, Jill McLemore, Eric Nager, Azzile Forster Anderson, Oswald Forester, C.A. Swift, Debbie McBride-Schmidt, Gertrude Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Lyman, Dr. Don Palmer, Reverend W.M. Pickard, Ronald Mannich, Keith J. Ringers, Ruth Thies, Mae West, Mr. and Mrs. Caney Clark, Mable Dene Anderson.
Title Baldwin County Alabama Historical Church Documentary
Collection Baldwin County Historical Church Documentary