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Collection: Oral History
Oral History: Rev. B.J. Bonner
This is an oral history transcription of an interview between Reverend B.J. Bonner and Kevin Bailey.
Oral History: Sam Brewer
The interview captures the span of Mr. Brewer's career as an educator in the Muscle Shoals school system, including his legal struggles within that district, and his time as a golf coach.
Oral History: Anita Cobb
Anita Cobb gives an oral history of the Mt. Zion A.M.E. church and talks about living in Florence during the 1940s and 50s.
Oral History: Dave Smith
Dave Smith recounts his life growing up on the West Side of Florence when Florence was legally segregated, his work experiences at TVA, and his political involvement with the city.
Oral History: Jo Ford
Jo Ford recounts her career as a nurse practitioner and recruiter for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Oral History: Col. Arthur D. Graves
This is the transcription of an oral history interview between Col. Arthur Graves and Tess Evans.
Oral History: Felice Green
This is an oral history transcription of an interview between Dr. Felice Green and Kayla Scott.
Oral History: Wendell Wilkie Gunn
This is an oral history transcription of an interview between Wendell Wilkie Gunn and Kayla Scott. Gunn was the first African American student to attend what is now the University of North Alabama.
Oral History: Bettie Hooks
Bettie Hooks gives an oral history of her life and career as a beautician.
Oral History: Louise Hyler
This is an oral history transcription of an interview between Louise Hyler and Hannah Goode-Garmon.