- Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
- Interview with Winston Strickland, 2009 December 2
- Briggs, Stephen M.
- Contributor to Resource:
- Lutz, Jay
Watkins, Jeremy P.
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
- Interview with Winston Strickland, 2009-12-02, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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- African American businesspeople--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Cobb County (Ga.)--Politics and government--20th century
- Strickland, Winston
- United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.9526, -84.54993
- oral histories (literary works)
- Winston Strickland was born in Paulding County, Georgia, moving with his family to Bartow County in 1954. He graduated from Summer Hill High School. In 1961 he attended Brown Barber College on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. Strickland moved to Marietta, Georgia, and started the Eastside Barbershop, which later became Strick's Barbershop. He is also the owner of the restaurant, Strick's Grill. Mr. Strickland has been involved in entrepreneurial activities within the community, including the Future Development Corporation and the establishment of the First Southern Bank in Lithonia, Georgia. He has also served in various leadership positions on the National Board of Barbers.
Interviewed by Jay Lutz, Stephen Briggs, and Jeremy Watkins in Marietta, Georgia on December 2, 2009.
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