Interview with Harry L. Sims, November 13, 2019

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Harry Sims grew up in Athens, Georgia and received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. He taught at David C. Barrow Elementary before retiring and served as Athens City Commissioner before running for mayor. In this interview, Sims discusses his experience of school segregation and being a black man in Athens, Ga. He also shares his take on the unification of the government and how he got involved in politics.

Date

2019-11-13

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-028

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

79 minutes



Citation

Harry L. Sims and Knowa Johnson, “Interview with Harry L. Sims, November 13, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 4, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-028.