Interview with Alvin Sheats, February 15, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Alvin Sheats was born in Waynesville, North Carolina in 1958. After living in Atlanta for several years, he and his family moved to Athens, in time for him to start the 8th grade. Today, Sheats continues to live in Athens, where he serves as the President of the local chapter of the NAACP and runs the Hancock Community Development Corporation. In this interview, he discusses his experiences as a civil rights activist and as a leading member of the Athens community.

Date

2023-02-15

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-077

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Duration

69 minutes



Citation

Alvin Sheats and William Breeding, “Interview with Alvin Sheats, February 15, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-077.

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