Sara L. Tyler
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In her November 9, 1976 interview with Sally Tyler, Julia Mobley Irwin details her life as a day student in the early 1900s. Irwin recalls her favorite classes, describes uniforms, insists that there was never a swimming pool at Winthrop, and relates the traditions of graduation week. Irwin also shares Benjamin Tillman's message to students at her 1904 graduation ceremony. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
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Day Student, Uniforms, Latin Class, Winthrop Training School, Graduation, Swimming Pool, Benjamin Tillman, Class of 1904
Irwin, Julia Mobley, "Interview with Julia Mobley Irwin" (1976). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 023.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop Normal and Industrial College -- Alumni and alumnae, Commuting college students -- Social life and customs, Laboratory schools -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Teachers -- Training of, Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918, Commencement ceremonies