Reverend Michael E. Haynes

An interview with Reverend Michael E. Haynes (1927-), former pastor of Twelfth Baptist Church and Massachusetts State Representative. Haynes talks about his early influences, the introduction of gospel music to Boston, his experiences working with youth, and the effects of urban renewal on his community. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009). Finding aid: http://www.library.neu.edu/archives/collect/findaids/m165find.htm

Media

Video

An Interview with Reverend Michael E. Haynes, 2007 [video recording]
Roxbury Teen-age Music Theater reel [video recording]

Audio

An Interview with Reverend Michael E. Haynes, 2007 [sound recording]
"Albany Street Project" [sound recording]

Transcript

An Interview with Reverend Michael E. Haynes, 2007 [transcript]

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Reverend Michael E. Haynes converses with unknown individuals.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes stands beside his vehicle.
Abandoned buildings in Lower Roxbury.
An overgrown street in Lower Roxbury.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes stands on the corner of an empty street in Lower Roxbury.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes stands on the stairs of an abandoned building in Lower Roxbury.
"1919 Varsity"
"Boston Park Dept Playground Directors Season of 1934"
English High School athlete poses for the camera.
The Exquisites visit Senator "Ted" Kennedy.
A group holiday photo at the Norfolk House.
A photograph of the audience seated in an auditorium.
An unknown group of individuals seated around a dining table.
An unknown group of individuals seated in the front rows of an auditorium.
Unknown individuals, dancing at the Norfolk House.
Unknown individuals performing in a community play at the Norfolk House.
"7:15 A.M." at Breezy Meadows Camp
Black bear cub plays with instructor.
A boy blows a bubble during a talent show at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Boy leans against a totem pole in a field at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Boy leans on sign pointing to "Nature Study Cabin".
Breezy Meadows Camp staff members, eating a meal in the dining hall.
Breezy Meadows Camp staff members, seated at a table in the dining hall.
Breezy Meadows Camp staff members, seated on a bench.
Campers eat a meal in the dining hall.
Campers pose in front of cabin.
Campers pose with black bear cub.
Campers pose with nature-study instructor.
"Can I Hold it?"
"The Girls Go!"
A group of boys pose in front of cabins at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of boys sit under the trees.
"A Lecture in Nature"
"My House - Breezy Meadows Camp"
"Nature study '49"
Nature-study instructor holds young raccoon.
Portrait of Frank Santos.
Staff members prepare food in the kitchen of Breezy Meadows Camp.
Three boys play horseshoes at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Two boys pose on diving board at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Two boys pose with sign pointing to the picnic grounds.
Two girls play in the sand at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Tyler" at "St. John Baptist"
Unidentified man poses with sign at entrance to Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Vision of Youth"
"Will I Float?"
"Bowden Gets Greenidge Trophy"
A boy in swimming trunks poses for the camera at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Boys at Flag Raising"
Franklin Gordon poses in front of cabin at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"John A. Shelburne, Camp Director"
"My Day at Camp"
"Program Director's Workshop"
"Tortie" Powell poses in a field at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"View from the Main Entrance"
The back of the photograph titled "Richie"
A boy in swimming trunks poses in front of a sign at Breezy Meadows Camp.
The camp counselors and nurse pose for a photo at Breezy Meadow Camp
"Cantabrigians, All"
A counselor and a camper pose together at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"The Dining Hall"
A girl poses with a sign pointing to the picnic grounds at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of boys gathers for activities in a cabin at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of boys hang out the window of a bus on the way to Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of boys pose on the stairs of an unknown building.
A group of boys poses on the stairs of an unknown building.
A group of boys splash in the lake at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of boys stand at the edge of a manmade lake at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers and counselors pose in front of the cabins at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers gather for a religious service at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers pose against a stone wall at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers pose in front of the cabins at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers pose on top of a stone wall at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers salute the American flag at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of campers salutes the American flag at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of children poses for the camera at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of people gather near the stairs of a building.
A group of people gather on the lawn at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young boys climb into a vehicle at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young boys walks down a dirt road at night.
A group of young campers pose in front of the cabins at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young girls, seated in the dining hall at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young girls, seated in the dining hall of the Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young men perform on stage at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A group of young men pose in a field at Breezy Meadows Camp.
The guest house at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Hensy, from Malden, Massachusetts"
"Lall and Brown"
A man bugles in front of a cabin at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Nature Boy - Wallace Dewey - Boston "
A nurse holds a tissue to a boy's nose in the infirmary at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A nurse holds a tissue to a boy's nose in the infirmary at Breezy Meadows Camp.
"Richie"
"Ronald Hicks Fishing"
"They've Gone"
Three boys pose by the fireplace in a cabin at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Three girls pose in front of buses after arriving at Breezy Meadows Camp.
Three individuals pose behind a sign pointing to the infirmary at Breezy Meadows Camp.
An unknown man poses in front of an automobile.
"We Pose!"
A woman poses with a totem pole at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A woman walks down a path at Breezy Meadows Camp.
A young boy poses outside a cabin at Breezy Meadows Camp.
The Dorchester High School Band marches in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
A group of unidentified English High School students pose in their Boston School Boy Cadets uniforms.
A group of unidentified students carry flags in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
A group of unidentified students march in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
A group of unidentified students march in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
A group of unidentified students march in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
A marching band from an unknown school participates in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
St. Cyprians' marching band performs in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
An unidentified Boston School Boy Cadet in uniform.
An unidentified cadet poses before the parade.
An unidentified group of Boston Latin School students loiter after the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
An unidentified group of students march in Boston School Boy Cadets parade with drums.
An unidentified group of students marches with rifles in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
An unidentified student poses in his Boston School Boy Cadets uniform.
An unidentified student poses in his Boston School Boy Cadets uniform.
An unidentified student poses with a child in his Boston School Boy Cadets uniform.
Unidentified students march in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
Unidentified students pose in their Boston School Boy Cadets uniforms.
Unidentified students with trumpets march in the Boston School Boy Cadets parade.
Fifty Years of Service
Letter from Morris R. Taylor, Headworker of the Robert Gould Shaw House
Robert Gould Shaw House, Inc.: Fortieth Anniversary
Letter from Congressman John Conyers, Jr. to Reverend Michael E. Haynes.
Letter from Reverend Michael E. Haynes to Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
Letter from Senator Edward M. Kennedy to Reverend Michael E. Haynes.
An African-American male at a microphone.
Kivie Kaplan, Senator Edward W. Brooke, and Reverend Michael E. Haynes.
Kivie Kaplan shakes hands with an unidentified male while Reverend Michael E. Haynes looks on.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes and Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes attending a meeting.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes giving a presentation.
Reverend Michael E. Haynes, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and unidentified male.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Reverend Michael E. Haynes, Virgil Wood, and Senator Edward W. Brooke.
Senators Edward M. Kennedy and Edward W. Brooke with Kivie Kaplan, Virgil Wood, and others.