Beaton, Fred; Smith, Shirley
University of South Florida Libraries
Reverend G. J. Oates, Jr. discusses education, politics, and the importance of religion to African Americans. Oates, a Methodist minister, served on the Tampa Housing Authority in the 1950s and also ran for the Florida Senate in 1974.
African American clergy, Interviews, African Americans, Religion, Florida, History
1 sound file (79 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;
African American clergy--Interviews; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida
Oral histories; Online audio
Interview conducted June 7, 1978. Interviewed by Otis R. Anthony and members of the Black History Research Project of Tampa. Other interviewers for the Black History Research Project of Tampa were Fred Beaton, Joyce Dyer, Herbert Jones, and Shirley Smith.
University of South Florida
Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project
Oates, G. J. Jr.; Black History Research Project of Tampa; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; and University of South Florida -- Tampa Library, "G. J. Oates" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 54.