Interview with Deloris Hester, August 9, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Deloris Hester was born in Athens, Georgia in 1947. She went to West Broad Elementary and Lyons Middle School before attending Athens High and Industrial School. After graduating high school she worked as a nurse at Athens General Hospital and married her late husband, Aaron Hester Sr., who owned Hester & Barnett Service Station. They had six children together. In this interview she discusses her family and childhood in Athens and life under segregation. She also discusses her career, nightlife in Athens in the 1960s, raising a family of her own and the University of Georgia’s relationship with Athens natives.

Date

2023-8-9

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-129

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Duration

74 minutes



Citation

Deloris Hester and Tracy Smith, “Interview with Deloris Hester, August 9, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-129.

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