Ruth loved this place in her young adulthood. She liked to be around the music, clubs and movies.
Suffolk, Virginia, was the town where Ruth spent most of her childhood.
After Hunter Jordan, Sr., died, Ruth moved her remaining five children here.
When James got into trouble in high school, his mother sent him to stay with his sister in this city, to straighten him out.
Whosoever Baptist Church
Here, the big black ladies James knew and loved would jump around and wail when they "got happy."
Hunter Jordan's '68 Pontiac Catalina
After Hunter Jordan's death, this car sat out in front of their house for seasons, gathering dead leaves around its wheels.
New Brown Memorial Baptist Church
This is the church started by Ruth and Andrew McBride in their little apartment. They named it after the man, who married them...
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