Interview with Juanitress Morris Cofield, May 31, 2017

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

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Description

Juanitress Morris Cofield was born in 1966 in Griffin, Georgia. As the daughter of a farmer and teacher, Morris Cofield lived in the predominantly African American area of Griffin near the peak of the civil rights movement. In this interview, Morris Cofield talks about growing up in Griffin. Jaunitress discusses integration, public and private education experiences, and the community center of Griffin. Morris Cofield additionally relates stories about her mother’s experiences growing up in the south, and talks about her mother’s job as a storyteller after retiring from the Griffin school system.

Date

2017-05-31

Identifier

RBRL418GAA-014

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Duration

64 minutes



Citation

Juanitress Morris Cofield et al., “Interview with Juanitress Morris Cofield, May 31, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 29, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-014.

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