Interview with Tommy Coleman, December 13, 2017

Collection: South Georgia Civil Rights Oral History Collections

Dublin Core

Description

Tommy Coleman was born in 1948 in Albany, Georgia. He served as the Mayor of Albany for ten years and continues to practice law in South Georgia. In this interview, Coleman discusses his role in Albany politics and the various tensions that were present between the black and white community. He explains the role of some influential people in Albany and the effect of the Flint River flood.

Date

2017-12-13

Identifier

RBRL424SGCR-004

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Albany, Georgia

Duration

73 minutes



Citation

Tommy Coleman and James Wall, “Interview with Tommy Coleman, December 13, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 2, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL424SGCR/RBRL424SGCR-004.