Interview with Wilbert Pope, August 28, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Wilbert Pope was born in 1957 and spent his youth in Augusta and Lincolnton, Georgia. He attended Lucy C. Laney High School, where he was a part of the band, and afterwards attended the University of Georgia, graduating with a degree in Biological Science. He then took on a job at UPS and focused on providing for his family. Pope is a long-time member of Campus View Church of Christ, and was married there in 1983. In this interview, Pope offers a look into integration and its effects in Lincolnton and Augusta, and the social climate and Black experience at the University of Georgia, as well as in Athens as a whole.

Date

2023-8-28

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-143

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Duration

65 minutes



Citation

Wilbert Pope and William Breeding, “Interview with Wilbert Pope, August 28, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-143.

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