Interview with Dr. James Washington, Jr., Part 1, August 1, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Dr. James Washington, Jr. was born in 1950 in Perry, Florida, and was raised there throughout his early education. This first part of his interview provides a look into segregated Florida and his lived experience of Jim Crow and racism in the South. It also offers a look into his personal life during his youth, as he talks about his friends, the impact his educators had on him, and what it was like to live a rural life. The interview also covers Washington’s views on integration and the media, as well as his opinions on modern issues within the church.

Date

2023-8-1

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-133-01

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Duration

123 minutes



Citation

James Washington, Jr. and William Breeding, “Interview with Dr. James Washington, Jr., Part 1, August 1, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 12, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-133-01.

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