Interviewee

Bessie Garison

Interviewer

Anne Ledford, Susan Rippy

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Abstract

In December of 1980 and April 21, 1980, Anne Ledford and Susan Rippy interviewed Winthrop alumni and former faculty member Bessie Garison. Garison describes student life at Winthrop from 1908 until her graduation in 1912, as well as her memories of Winthrop’s training school. Garison discusses her memories of Winthrop’s founding, campus life, buildings, uniforms, and professors. Garison offers insights on changes made at Winthrop between her years as a student and when she began teaching in 1937. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

12-10-1980

Unique Identifier

OH 104

Format

Cassette

Length

1 hour, 30 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Alumni, Faculty and Staff, History 616

Keywords

Anne Ledford, Bessie Garison, Winthrop, Alumni, faculty, 1980, 1900’s, Rippy

Disciplines

Oral History

Notes

Additional Interview dates: December 14, 1980 and April 21, 1981

Interview with Bessie Garison

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