Interview with Reverend Walter Moon, 2009 October 8

Collection:
Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
Title:
Interview with Reverend Walter Moon, 2009 October 8
Creator:
Drysdale, Jessica Renee
Contributor to Resource:
Lutz, Jay
Moon, Walter
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
Publisher:
Interview with Reverend Walter Moon, 2009-10-08, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
Date of Original:
2009-10-08
Subject:
African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
African American clergy--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Civil rights movements--Georgia--Cobb County
Marietta (Ga.)--Race relations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cobb County Branch--History
Oral histories
Transcripts
Moon, Walter--Interviews
People:
Moon, Walter
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.9526, -84.54993
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Reverend Walter Moon was born in Marietta and graduated from Lemon Street High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964, Moon joined the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier in Marietta. He worked in a variety of positions and locations until he retired as the Manager of Customer Services and Sales for Alabama in 1999. Moon returned to Cobb County, Georgia, in 2002. He accepted a call to the ministry in 1983 and founded the Words of Faith A.M.E. Church in Mableton, Georgia, in 2003. Rev. Moon has been active in the Civil Rights Movement, working with Hugh Grogan in the gerrymandering case that lead to Grogan's election to the Marietta City Council in 1978.
Interviewed by Jessica Drysdale and Jay Lutz in Marietta, Georgia on October 8, 2009.
Local Identifier:
ksu-45-05-001-07004
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/11360/283
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Kennesaw State University. Department of Archives, Rare Books and Records Management
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