Interview with Tommy Lee Harps, December 21, 2015

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

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Description

Tommy Lee Harps grew up on a farm in Griffin, Georgia. As a child, Harps worked at the Georgia Experiment Station along with his father under Dr. H.P. Stuckley, during which he attended Mount Pleasant Church School and later Vocational High School. As a young man, Harps fought in the European Theater of World War II. In this interview, Harps talks about his childhood, returning from WWII, and his perception of Civil Rights and changes to Griffin, Georgia.

Date

2015-12-21

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RBRL418GAA-005

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Duration

78 minutes



Citation

Tommy Lee Harps and John Cruickshank, “Interview with Tommy Lee Harps, December 21, 2015,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-005.

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