Interview with Jean Reid, February 12, 2016

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

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Description

Jean W. Reid was born in 1935 in Griffin, Georgia and is the wife of the late Civil Rights activist Gary Reid. Jean Reid attended a segregated Fairmont High School, where she practiced cheerleading and was a majorette. In 1965, Reid participated in a boycott of Pomona Products after the unjust firing of a young African American man. In this interview, Reid describes her childhood, her and her husband’s work as activists, and her thoughts on integration and its effects on the Griffin community.

Date

2016-02-10

Identifier

RBRL418GAA-003

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Duration

70 minutes



Citation

Jean Reid and John Cruickshank, “Interview with Jean Reid, February 12, 2016,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 26, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-003.

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