Interview with Jewel Walker-Harps, July 30, 2015

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

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Description

Jean Walker-Harps was born in 1939 and grew up on a farm in Glenville, Georgia. She attended Morris-Brown College and in 1961, she moved to Griffin, Georgia where she worked as a teacher at Fairmont High School. During the Civil Rights Movement, Walker-Harps worked with the NAACP where she held many leadership roles. In this interview, Walker-Harps discusses her upbringing, teaching in segregated and integrated schools, her Civil Rights activism, and her perception of the changes to Griffin over the years.

Date

2015-07-30

Identifier

RBRL418GAA-004

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Duration

53 minutes



Citation

Jewel Walker-Harps and John Cruickshank, “Interview with Jewel Walker-Harps, July 30, 2015,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 29, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-004.

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