Oral history interview with Neal Hollimon, 2014 October 7

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Neal Hollimon, 2014 October 7
Creator:
Holliman, Neal
Contributor to Resource:
Chalout, Mike
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2014-10-07
Subject:
Warner Robins (Ga.)--History
Insurance--Georgia--Warner Robins
Hotels--Georgia--Warner Robins
University of Georgia--Mascots
Bulldog--Georgia--Warner Robins
Postal service--Georgia--Warner Robins
Postmasters--Georgia--Warner Robins
Cemeteries--Georgia--Warner Robins
Korean War, 1950-1953--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.61574, -83.62664
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Description:
Oral history interview with Neal Hollimon conducted by Mike Chalout on October 7, 2014 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project.
Grants from Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies funded the project.
Neal Hollimon is introduced -- Hollimon discusses his origins and early life -- Hollimon describes how his family came to the Warner Robins area -- Hollimon talks about attending Georgia Military College -- Hollimon describes the end of his military career -- Holliman describes getting a job in the insurance business -- Hollimon talks about a local entrepreneur who made his fortune in Warner Robins -- Hollimon describes the old property layout along Watson Boulevard in Warner Robins -- Hollimon describes the old Britt hotel -- Hollimon tells how the deputy sheriff killed the first UGA bulldog mascot -- Hollimon tells a story about his uncle Pitt Garrison -- Hollimon talks about his friend Jake Parker -- Hollimon talks about local postmaster James Stubbs -- Hollimon talks about Will Young -- Hollimon talks about his father's home -- Hollimon talks about John Miller -- Hollimon describes the families and properties that existed where Robins Air Force Base currently sits -- Hollimon discusses the reaction to the town's name change from Wellston to Warner Robins -- Hollimon describes an unknown cemetery featuring his relatives
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_holliman
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:holliman
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 interview ; circa 53:25 minutes
Original Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Holding Institution:
Houston County Public Library System
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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