Interview with Marion Stroud, Part 1, May 9, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Marion Stroud was born and raised in Athens, Georgia. He attended Union Baptist Institute and Athens High and Industrial School before receiving a football scholarship to Allen University. While in college, Stroud served in the U.S. Air Force in Germany and studied German at Frankfurt University. He finally received his Master's in Arts at the University of Georgia and continued his passion for Art through his career and his band. In this interview, Stroud discusses the history of the Athens Black Economy. He also recalls the Black communities that once thrived in Athens and gives explanations for their demise.

Date

2022-05-09

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-044-01

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Duration

97 minutes



Citation

Marion Stroud and William Breeding, “Interview with Marion Stroud, Part 1, May 9, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-044-01.

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