Interview with Walter Pyron, June 1, 2018

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Dublin Core

Description

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.

Date

2018-06-01

Identifier

RBRL418GAA-020

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Griffin, Georgia

Duration

113 minutes



Citation

Walter Pyron et al., “Interview with Walter Pyron, June 1, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 20, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-020.