Voices of Alabama: Tabernacle Baptist Church
Meet Dr. Verdell Lett Dawson, member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama, who provides her oral history 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: Alabama Department of Archives and History; Tabernacle Baptist Church; Alabama Department of Archives and History, Donated by Alabama Media Group, Photo by Robert Adams, Birmingham News; Spider Martin; Alabama Department of Archives and History, Donated by Alabama Media Group, Photo by Ed Jones, Birmingham News; Library of Congress.