Emogene Williams, First Person Project
From Russell Library on August 28th, 2020
FPP-0054. Emogene Williams interviewed by Rev. Avis Williams on July 11, 2014 in Athens, Ga.
Emogene Williams talks with her daughter Avis about her early life and family, growing up during the Great Depression in Covington, Georgia. She talks about what life was like for African Americans in rural Georgia, describing her memories of the KKK and interactions between whites and Blacks.
This interview is part of the First Person Project, archived at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries. To learn more about the First Person Project and browse other interviews, see bit.ly/1iLKjG0