Interview with Candace Sheats, June 6, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Candace Sheats was born in Crawford, Georgia in 1943 and later moved to Athens, Georgia in the fourth grade. She attended West Broad Elementary, Reese Street Middle School, and Athens High and Industrial School before attending Morris Brown College. In this interview, Sheats reflects on her childhood in Athens as well as her husband Herman Sheats and their business, Sheats Barber and Beauty Shop. She also describes the once entirely Black neighborhood of West Hancock Corridor and its historical legacy.

Date

2022-06-06

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-052

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Duration

53 minutes



Citation

Candace Sheats and William Breeding, “Interview with Candace Sheats, June 6, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-052.

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