Oral history interview with Betty Roberts, 2014 July 15

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Betty Roberts, 2014 July 15
Creator:
Roberts, Betty Clara, 1938-2015
Contributor to Resource:
Chalout, Mike
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2014-07-15
Subject:
African Americans--Georgia--Warner Robins
Schools--Georgia
Education--Georgia
Georgia--Race relations
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Segregation--Georgia
Parks--Georgia
Baseball--Georgia--Warner Robins
United States. Air Force
Location:
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.61574, -83.62664
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Description:
Oral history interview with Betty Roberts conducted by Mike Chalout on July 15, 2014 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project. The project was sponsored by the Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies.
Betty Roberts is introduced -- Roberts describes her origins -- Roberts talks about her schooling -- Roberts talks about her family's origins -- Roberts talks about her father's occupation as a preacher -- Roberts talks about the name change from Wellston to Warner Robins -- Roberts discusses how the military nature of Warner Robins affected her and her family -- Roberts describes the bus ride from Elberta to Perry for school -- Roberta discusses entertainment options growing up -- Roberts discusses the role of church on her and her family -- Roberts talks about her family's effort to pay for their land after her grandfather passed away -- Roberts discusses encountering the Ku Klux Klan -- Roberts describes the dimensions of the Elberta community -- Roberts talks about the park created on her grandfather's land -- Roberts discusses where they shopped back in the day -- Roberts mentions some friends and relatives who went on to successful careers -- Roberts discusses dating her future husband -- Roberts talks about the Warner Robins Jets baseball team -- Roberts describes getting married and traveling with her husband -- Roberts discusses relocating back to Warner Robins -- Roberts gives directions to her family's church and discusses her family's land -- Roberts describes her family's diaspora -- Roberts describes her family -- Roberts gives her most memorable experience of life in the Warner Robins area
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_robertsb001
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:robertsb001
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 interview : 35:40 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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