Interview with Harry Briggs, Sr. and Eliza Briggs
QUESTION 30
INTERVIEWER:

WHY DID YOU SIGN THE PETITION WITH YOUR HUSBAND TO CHANGE THE SITUATION HERE? WHAT WAS IT THAT YOU WANTED TO ACHIEVE?

Eliza Briggs:

Well, when I was going, I had to walk two-and-a-half mile. Cold, wet, just how you get there, you get there, you get there. You wet up, it rain, the whites pass by in the bus. And you be near a mud hole, they speed the bus up to wet you up. So I feel like our children need more education, more facilities, and a better education. So we decided, well, [unintelligible] enough for our children, for all who need it. All over the world, let them enjoy some of the good things.