Spoken by Brother Charles Cole
Long Grove Negro Baptist Church
The Pastor's Introduction of the Field Collector
(I didn't turn the recorder on at the beginning, but Brother
Cole is saying:)
If I had a presented her befo' now, you would a com-po'ted
yo' self diff'ent. I want to "tell you her mission.
So, if you want to change, it's too late now.
She is a representative of the University of Arkansas.
One of the greatest institutions in the United States. And
every one of you has a part of that University. Its arms are
so broad until it reaches out anywhere in the state of Arkan-sas
and takes in those who are distressed by diseases, if you
can make it to the University - that's the hospital in X
Little Rock, that's a part of the University of Arkansas,
they will treat you just like they treat their own people.
It was a part of the University of Arkansas - and I think
sometimes that's the reason the politicians got excited
'bout ex-Gov'ner McMath. And all the Southern states seem to b
be excited over the race question. And the University of
Arkansas - It was a little colored woman that was admitted -
(Here, doggone it, I had to change tapes!!!)
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