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Guide to Women's Oral Histories at the Russell Library: UGA and Athens

UGA and Athens

These four oral histories, College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History, UGA Veterans Oral History Project, Goin' Back, and Athens Oral History, are comprised of the history and life of different women at the University of Georgia and in Athens.

Mary Diallo, Kerry Rushin Miller, and Harold Black

College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History Collection

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History Collection is a collaboration between the Russell Library and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia that arose in July 2017 in anticipation of the college’s centennial in 2018.

These oral histories are part of a larger collection, which can be found here

Sharon Nickols

Linda Fox

Anne Sweaney

UGA Veterans Oral History Project

The UGA Student Veterans Oral History Project originated as a project organized by Ted Barco, Director of the Student Veterans Resource Center at the University of Georgia, to document the experiences of the population of student veterans on campus.

These oral histories are part of a larger collection, which can be found here

Maria Munoz

Whitnei Harris

Mandy Enloe

Adyam Negasi

Diane Arnold

Lizette Busquets

Osmayra Chipana

Flauriane Dorismond

Holly Simon

Lisa Dellert 

Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Project

Remembering UGA is an oral history project designed to preserve the memories of former students, faculty and staff, and higher administration officials of the University of Georgia.

These oral histories are part of a larger collection, which can be found here

Louise McBee

Elizabeth Aderhold

Joanna Stegeman Taylor

Mary Frances Early 

Betsy Powell 

Lessie Bailey Smithgall 

Lois Ellison

Carolyn Carter

Libby Dreesen and Billye Faye Vickers

Orlean Castronis 

Joan Zitzelman

Marilyn Kehoe

Sylvia Hutchinson

Fran Thomas

Mary Diallo, Kerry Rushin Miller, and Harold Black

Betty Russell Vandiver 

Gwen West Griffin

Athens Oral History Project

The Athens Oral History Project was initiated in 2014 to document modern Athens history, roughly from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Interviews cover topics such as neighborhoods and communities in Athens, civil rights demonstrations, African American history, as well as personal histories of narrators.

These oral histories are part of a larger collection, which can be found here

Carol White

Hattie Heflin

Florinda Arroyo

Aida Quinoes

Lili Roberts

Miriam Hernandez

Adela Rosales

Lora Smothers

Iliana Rodriguez

Iwalani Farfour

Jacquelyn Coburn

Bennie McKinley

Gwen O'Looney: Part One Part Two 

Anne Brightwell 

Jill Read