Interview with Melvin Stroud, February 21, 2023
Collection: Athens Oral History Project
Melvin Stroud was born and raised in Athens and has worked in the city for decades. Stroud attended Union Baptist Institute and Athens High and Industrial before furthering his education at Fort Valley State University. In this interview, Stroud talks about growing up in Athens and the community that existed at the time. He also discusses Black land and business ownership in Athens, Civil Rights demonstrations, and the changes within the Black community over the years.
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Melvin Stroud and William Breeding, “Interview with Melvin Stroud, February 21, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 22, 2023, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-081.