Interview with Bessie Hinton, July 25, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Bessie Little Hinton was born in Aliceville, Alabama in 1956 into a large family. She went through the Aliceville education system, participated in Upward Bound at Stillman College, and after graduation from Aliceville High School, pursued a degree in elementary education at Stillman. She also obtained a Master’s degree in counseling and crafted a strong career in education in various places, eventually settling in Athens where she educated as a reading teacher and a counselor at Winterville Elementary School for more than twenty years. In this interview, she details her experiences in life and emphasizes the importance of providing a positive experience for the children she teaches.

Date

2023-7-25

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rbrl361aohp-123

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Duration

64 minutes



Citation

Bessie Hinton and William Breeding, “Interview with Bessie Hinton, July 25, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 12, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-123.

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