Eugene Milton Williams, also known as "Milton," discusses his life and experience as a member of the Oakland Fire Department. Milton was the first African-American firefighter to integrate Oakland fire houses between 1954 and 1955. This interview was conducted by his grandson, Michael Anthony Willis, on March 19th 2016, in the presence of Mary Gregory, Director of Development and Volunteers for SOS Meals on Wheels.
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