Interview with Bennie Tillman Sr., July 12, 2013

Collection: First Person Project

Dublin Core

Description

Bennie Tillman discusses his early life, family, education, and career. He recalls working for contractor J.W. Davis, Snelling Dining Commons, and for St. Mary’s Hospital as a cook. Tillman reflects on living in Rocksprings, raising and keeping chickens, and growing a garden. He also comments on enjoying golf, hunting rabbits, and moving to his current house in 1948. Tillman discusses the development Athens underwent in the 1930s and 1940s and his pastimes as a youngster of swimming, fishing, and playing football.


This interview is part of the Georgia Narratives series.

Date

2013-07-12

Identifier

RBRL324FPP-0018

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Location

Duration

43 minutes

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Citation

Bennie Tillman Sr., Renee Donnell, and Laura Dovekot, “Interview with Bennie Tillman Sr., July 12, 2013,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL324FPP/RBRL324FPP-0018.

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