Voices of Alabama: United (formerly Trinity) Lutheran Church Parsonage

Meet Ella Bell, member of United (formerly Trinity) Lutheran Church in Montgomery, Alabama, who provides her oral history of the site's parsonage and its pivotal role in the African-American struggle for freedom.

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Archival images provided by: Don Cravens, Getty Images, The LIFE Images Collection; Alabama Department of Archives and History; Graetz family;; Library of Congress.