Oral history interview with Opal Wright, 2012 December 5

Collection:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Opal Wright, 2012 December 5
Creator:
Wright, Opal, 1925-2012
Contributor to Resource:
Buzzell, Marsha Priest
Publisher:
Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project, Houston County Public Library System
Date of Original:
2012-12-05
Subject:
Warner Robins (Ga.)--History
Building materials industry--Georgia--Warner Robins
Little League baseball--Georgia--Warner Robins
Religion--Georgia--Warner Robins
Robins Air Force Base (Ga.)
Roads--Georgia--Warner Robins
Tornadoes--Georgia--Warner Robins
African Americans--Georgia--Warner Robins
Warner Robins (Ga.)--Race relations
Location:
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.61574, -83.62664
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Description:
Oral history interview with conducted by Mike Chalout on December 5, 2012 as part of the Warner Robins Heritage Society Oral History Project.
Grants from Warner Robins Rotary Club and Flint Energies funded the project.
Opal Wright is introduced -- Wright describes moving to Warner Robins -- Wright describes Warner Robins when she first arrived -- Wright talks about finding adequate housing in Warner Robins -- Wright describes her family's involvement with Warner Robins Supply Co. -- Wright describes the many people her husband's work touched -- Wright talks about her kids' involvement in little league baseball -- Wright talks about her church life -- Wright talks about the influence of Robins Air Force Base on the civilian community -- Wright talks about how she filled her free time -- Wright describes the state of roads in Warner Robins -- Wright recalls her memories of the aftermath of the tornado of '53 -- Wright talks about making Warner Robins her home -- Wright discusses her relationship with the African American community in Warner Robins -- Wright gives her advice for young people getting married -- Wright discusses working with the Bayer family at Warner Robins Supply Co.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/hlp_wroh_wright001
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/wroh/id:wright001
Language:
eng
Extent:
1 interview ; circa 24:24 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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