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W427.2-1 - Integration: Roddey, Cynthia Plair
In 1964, Cynthia Plair Roddey became the first African American student to admitted Winthrop. She was admitted as a Graduate student and later that year Delores Johnson Hurt and Arnetta Gladden Mackey became the first African American undergraduate students admitted to Winthrop.
This photograph is of Cynthia Plair Roddey in the 1960s.
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