Interview with Fannie Smith, April 27, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Fannie Smith was born in Oglethorpe County, GA and, as a child, moved with her family to Athens, GA, where she remained the rest of her life. In this interview she talks about integrating Clarke County schools, working through high school and college, and facing situations where she was the only Black person in the room. She shares her memories of volunteering with the NAACP and marching with her family in Downtown Athens. Smith talks about her career as a business and technology educator and her passion for teaching, especially with the Future Business Leaders of America organization.
Also see James Sims, Jr. and Arthur Sims, Sr.

Date

2022-04-27

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-041

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Duration

87 minutes



Citation

Fannie Smith and William Breeding, “Interview with Fannie Smith, April 27, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed April 16, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-041.

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