Oral history interview with Sonny and Wynelle Peterman, 2013 June 4

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Sonny and Wynelle Peterman, 2013 June 4
Creator:
Peterman, Wynelle Vann
Contributor to Resource:
Peterman, Carl E.
Chalout, Mike
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2013-06-04
Subject:
Warner Robins (Ga.)--History
Dwellings--Georgia--Warner Robins
Schools--Georgia--Warner Robins
Education--Georgia--Warner Robins
Drugstores--Georgia--Warner Robins
Shopping--Georgia--Warner Robins
Hardware industry--Georgia--Warner Robins
Railroads--Georgia--Warner Robins
Telephone--Georgia--Warner Robins
Roads--Georgia
Segregation--Georgia
Georgia--Race relations
Automobiles--Tires--Repairing--Georgia
Drag racing--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 Sonny and Wynelle Peterman conducted by Mike Chalout on June 4, 2013 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project. The project was sponsored by the Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies.
Wynelle and Sonny Peterman are introduced -- Wynelle describes her origins -- Wynelle talks about how she came to live in Warner Robins -- Sonny discusses his origins -- Sonny and Wynelle talk about their various homes -- Sonny discusses his schooling -- Sonny tells how he started his own hardware store -- Sonny describes what life was like growing up -- Sonny describes visiting the local drug store -- Wynelle describes the entertainment and shopping options available in the area -- Wynelle describes her experiences with the train system -- Wynelle talks about the telephone system -- Wynelle and Sonny list some of the local luminaries with whom they were familiar -- Wynelle describes the journey from Warner Robins to Butler, GA -- Sonny talks about when integration occurred at his school system -- Sonny describes how the military children went to different schools -- Sonny talks about working with his father fixing truck tires -- Sonny talks about how much Warner Robins has grown -- Sonny tells the story of Al Childress and a beer can -- Sonny talks about drag racing on Interstate 75 -- Sonny remembers some of his school mates -- Sonny discusses whether he would change anything about his life
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_peterman001
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:peterman001
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 interview : 42:23 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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