Interview with Harry L. Sims, November 13, 2019
Collection: Athens Oral History Project
Harry Sims grew up in Athens, Georgia and received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. He taught at David C. Barrow Elementary before retiring and served as Athens City Commissioner before running for mayor. In this interview, Sims discusses his experience of school segregation and being a black man in Athens, Ga. He also shares his take on the unification of the government and how he got involved in politics.
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Harry L. Sims and Knowa Johnson, “Interview with Harry L. Sims, November 13, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 8, 2023, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-028.