Oral history interview with Claude Lewis, 2012 December 12

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Claude Lewis, 2012 December 12
Creator:
Lewis, Claude, 1926-
Contributor to Resource:
Chalout, Mike
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2012-12-12
Subject:
Warner Robins (Ga.)--History
Recreation--Georgia--Warner Robins
Religion--Georgia--Warner Robins
Playgrounds--Georgia--Warner Robins
Playgrounds--Equipment and supplies
Ceramics--Georgia--Warner Robins
Segregation--Georgia--Warner Robins
African Americans--Georgia--Warner Robins
Roads--Georgia--Warner Robins
Mayors--Georgia--Warner Robins
Location:
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.61574, -83.62664
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Description:
Oral history interview with Claude Lewis conducted by Mike Chalout on December 12, 2012 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project.
Grants from Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies funded the project.
Claude Lewis is introduced -- Lewis describes how the local churches helped the recreation department obtain land -- Lewis describes how he got a local machinist to help build playground equipment -- Lewis talks about the establishment of a summer playground program in Warner Robins -- Lewis describes the establishment of a ceramics program in Warner Robins -- Lewis describes the foundation of the senior citizens club in Warner Robins -- Lewis discusses the establishment of the teen athletic program -- Lewis discusses his role during integration in Warner Robins -- Lewis discusses his role in getting Davis Drive paved -- Lewis discusses how he and mayor Homer J. Walker were able to wrest land from the government to improve the city -- Lewis tells stories about Homer J. Walker
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_lewis004
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:lewis004
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 interview ; circa 34:30 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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