Voices of Alabama: St. Paul United Methodist Church
Meet LaVeeda Morgan Battle and Patricia Phillips Ransom, members of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, who provide their oral histories of the site and its pivotal role in the African-American struggle for freedom.
Voices of Alabama documents the histories of 20 sites across Alabama that changed the world. Explore them all at VoicesofAlabama.org.
Archival images provided by: Library of Congress; Alabama Department of Archives and History; Alabama Department of Archives and History, donated by Alabama Media Group, photos by Tom Hardin, Norman Dean, Ed Jones, Tom Lankford, and Anthony Falletta, Birmingham News; Birmingham, Ala. Public Library Archives.