(Clemmie not pictured)
Rev. Albert Jackson was born in Slabfork, West Virginia, in 1942. At the time of this interview, he had been living in the Lewiston Auburn area for around forty three years. Clemmie Jackson, Rev. Jackson’s wife, was born in Marengo County, Alabama, in 1948; at the time of this interview, she had been living in Lewiston Auburn for around three years. The couple had three sons. Rev. Jackson graduated from high school in Lewiston Auburn; Mrs. Jackson graduated high school in Alabama, and received a degree in sociology with a minor in social work from Miles College, where she worked as a counselor for a number of years after her graduation. Rev. Jackson served as an assistant pastor at Christ Temple Church, and as of this interview had just been installed as the church’s pastor.
They discuss the founding and history of Christ Temple Church, prominent African American citizens and businesses in Lewiston Auburn, general reflections about living and raising a family in Lewiston Auburn, the 1965 Ali-Liston fight, and the Ku Klux Klan presence in Maine.
1942, Slabfork, West Virginia, Lewiston, Auburn, 1948, Alabama, Marengo County, sociology, Quality Heels, Manpower, Christ Temple Church, Detroit, NAACP, Ku Klux Klan, Rev. Isaac Jackson, Miles College, Mayor John Jenkins, Neville Knowles, Muhammad Ali
Lee, Maureen Elgersman, "Jackson, Rev. Albert and Clemmie" (2003). Home Is Where I Make It Oral History Project. 8.
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