Interview with James Russell Smith, Feburary 15,2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

James Russell Smith was born in 1941 and moved to Athens as a child. He currently leads The Athens Voices of Truth choir, and has done so since it was organized in 1979. In this interview he discusses his upbringing as the son of a sharecropper, his experiences in the segregated school system, and his lifelong relationship with music and the church.

Date

2023-02-15

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-078-01

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Duration

72 minutes



Citation

James Russell Smith and William Breeding, “Interview with James Russell Smith, Feburary 15,2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 26, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-078-01.

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