Oral History

Interview with Albert Ward

Title

Interview with Albert Ward

Creator

Albert Ward

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Publisher of Original Item

Oconee Historical Society

Description

An interview of Oconee County resident Albert Ward conducted in September 2014. He was born in the county in 1927. He graduated from UGA with a degree in Geograhy in 1950, left to work with the C.I.A. creating maps in Washington D.C., and returned to Oconee in 2008 for retirement. He recalls the safer and less materialistic lifestyle he lived growing up, the education system he grew up with, and his high school graduating class. He also speaks about segregation in public schools and the Watkinsville Cemetery.

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Date of original

2014-9

Coverage (Spatial)

Watkinsville, Georgia

Keywords

Oconee County, Georgia, oral history, segregation, Watkinsville Cemetery

Disciplines

Cultural History | Oral History | United States History

Rights Statement

IN COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES

Interview with Albert Ward

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