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Joseph D. Purvis interviewed by Marvin Goss, September 18, 2002. Find this collection in the University Libraries' catalog!
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Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections
Oral History, Statesboro, Bulloch County
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Interviewer: Marvin Goss (MG) Also present: Rosemary Carter (RM), Georgia Southern Marketing and Communications Associate Director Frank Fortune (FF), photographer.
Notes: Joseph David Purvis was born in Willacoochee, Atkinson County, Georgia, in 1916. Graduate of South Georgia Teachers College, 1936. Thirty-two-year career with the FBI (1941-1973). His books are: Savannah Bits and Pieces (1976), The Era of J. Edgar (1998), and Growing Up in Willacoochee (2002).