Civil War to Civil Rights

Lorenzo Bright
Lorenzo Bright, NPS Intern

Susan Caolo

In the Fall of 2017, NPS intern Lorenzo Bright conducted a series of interviews with local Cobb County residents in order to highlight experiences and connections between the end of the American Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. Below is an article detailing the project, as well as photographs, interviews, and audio clips of Lorenzo's interviews.
 
 
Gen. Larry Platt standing by his official Civil Rights Hero plaque
General Larry Platt in front of a plaque honoring him as an official Civil Rights Hero

Gen. Larry Platt

General Larry Platt. Read interview here.
Listen to audio clip below.
 
 
Mrs. Josetta Walker. Read interview here.
Listen to audio clip below .
 
 
Mrs. Lamuriel Adams. Read interview here.
Listen to audio clip below.
 
 
Ms. Clara Maddox. Read interview here.
Listen to audio clip below.
 
 

Last updated: January 15, 2018

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