Interviewer

Martha Williams and Steve McKnight

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Abstract

In her two interviews with Martha Williams in August 1975 and Steve McKnight on April 30, 1981, Arnetta Gladden Mackey shares her experience coming to Winthrop as one of the first black students after the school integrated. Mackey recalls the reaction she received from students, faculty, and members of the Rock Hill community. Mackey finally lends her answer to the question of whether or not she would do it all over again. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

8-1975

Unique Identifier

OH 017

Format

MP3

Length

1 hour, 2 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Alumni, Civil Rights Movement, Integration

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

First black student, biology, dorm life, sit-ins, church, blue line

Interview with Arnetta Gladden Mackey

LC Subject Headings

Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Alumni and alumnae, Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Students -- History, African American college students -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, African Americans -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, College integration -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill

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