Interview with Elizabeth Ellis Taylor

Interviewer

Louise Pettus

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Abstract

The subject of the interview is Mrs. Mary Gordon Ellis (1890-1934), the first female senator in the South Carolina General Assembly from Jasper County, 1928-1932, and county Superintendent Of Education from 1924-1928. She was involved in controversial issues such as school consolidation, hiring of African American supervisors, buses for both races, equal textbooks, and required in-service training for teachers.

Publication Date

6-28-1985

Unique Identifier

OH 196

Format

1 Cassette

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Politics

Keywords

Senator, School Consolidation, Integration, In-Service Training for Teachers

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Elizabeth Ellis Taylor

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