Oral history interview with Willie Talton, part one, 2012 September 5

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Willie Talton, part one, 2012 September 5
Creator:
Talton, Willie
Contributor to Resource:
Chalout, Mike
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2012-09-05
Subject:
Georgia--Race relations
Warner Robins (Ga.)--Race relations
Houston County (Ga.)--History
Schools--Georgia--Houston County
Education--Georgia--Houston County
Segregation--Georgia--Houston County
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Warner Robins
Police--Georgia--Warner Robins
African Americans--Georgia--Warner Robins
African American police--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 Willie Talton conducted by Mike Chalout on September 5, 2012 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project. The project was sponsored by the Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies.
Willie Talton, one of the first two African American police officers in Warner Robins, Georgia and representative for the 147th district in the Georgia General Assembly beginning in 2005.
Wilile Talton is introduced -- Talton discusses his family history and growing up in Houston County, Georgia -- Talton discusses his plans after high school -- Talton talks about the Civil Rights Movement and becoming a police officer in Warner Robins -- Talton talks about when he first joined the Warner Robins police department -- Talton discusses the first Warner Robins police school -- Talton continues to discuss some of his experiences as one of the first African American police officers in Warner Robins
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_taltonw001
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:taltonw001
Language:
eng
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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