Interview with Jesse Ward, July 28, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Content Warning: This interview contains references to domestic violence and murder.

Jesse Ward was born in 1933 in Farmington, Georgia, and raised in Athens as the oldest of seven, among two sisters and four brothers. He spent a large amount of his life in Boston, Massachusetts, before moving back to Georgia. In this interview, Ward discusses how he developed and applied his skills in butchery, singing and entertainment, upholstery, and gardening. He also spends time talking about his love for sports, and expresses his appreciation of his longevity.

Date

2023-7-28

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-126

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Duration

64 minutes



Citation

Jesse Ward and William Breeding, “Interview with Jesse Ward, July 28, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-126.

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