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|Abstract||The 1990 video tape recording on VHS contains performances of the Saint Luke AME Zion Church choir in Wilmington, N.C., with its director Beryl Constance O'Dell. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.|
|Creator||O'Dell, Beryl Constance.|
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Beryl Constance O'Dell (d. 2015) served as music director for the all-black Williston Senior High School in Wilmington, N.C., for two decades. She directed its acclaimed touring Glee Club and Concert Choir from 1949 until 1968, when Williston closed following the desegregation of Wilmington schools. In 1984, the Williston Alumni Choral Ensemble formed with O'Dell as the conductor. This group also toured and in 1994 performed at the White House. She was also the director of the Saint Luke AME Zion Church choir.Back to Top
The 1990 video tape recording on VHS contains performances of the Saint Luke AME Zion Church choir in Wilmington, N.C., with its director Beryl Constance O'Dell.Back to Top
Processing information: Title compiled from original container.
St. Luke's AME Zion Choir, 10 February 1990 #20179, Series: "Beryl Constance O'Dell and Saint Luke AME Zion Church Choir (Wilmington, N.C.) Recording, 1990." VT-20179/1
Encoded by: Laura Smith, January 2019
Updated by: Anne Wells and Emma Evans, June 2019
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