Interview with John Barrow, August 25, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

John Barrow was born in Athens, Georgia in 1946 and was raised on Waddell Street. He graduated from Alabama State College with a degree in business administration before returning to Athens and starting his own business, Barrow Stone and Masonry. In this interview he discusses his early education at West Broad Elementary, and his passion for music and participation in the marching bands of AHIS and Alabama State College. He also talks about his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement in Athens and Montgomery, as well as family, technology, and the formation of his business.

Date

2023-8-25

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-140

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Duration

94 minutes



Citation

John Barrow and William Breeding, “Interview with John Barrow, August 25, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 12, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-140.

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