Interview with Walter Pyron, June 1, 2018
Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project
Walter Pyron was born in Griffin, Georgia and attended Anna Shockley Elementary during the years of segregation. Pyron additionally worked as the band director for Griffin High School before becoming the assistant principal of Futral Road Elementary School. In this interview, Pryon talks about growing up in Griffin, his administrative experiences in Griffin, Georgia’s school systems, and his experiences during the Vietnam War, as well as the impact of religion on the African American community.
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Walter Pyron et al., “Interview with Walter Pyron, June 1, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 8, 2023, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-020.