Ahmad Hall was born in 1986 in Adairsville, Georgia. He grew up hearing stories about his great-great grandfather, William Arthur Butler, the town’s first black businessman, who opened a successful shoe shop during Reconstruction. Hall is a genealogist, a musician, and a member of the Downtown Development Authority. In his interview, he explains the history of his family in the community as well as preservation efforts in the historic downtown area.
Ahmad Hall Interview, 2016-10-12, Adairsville Oral History Series, 2016, KSU/14/05/04/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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