Martha Williams and Steve McKnight
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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.
1 hour, 2 minutes
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Alumni, Civil Rights Movement, Integration
First black student, biology, dorm life, sit-ins, church, blue line
Mackey, Arnetta Gladden, "Interview with Arnetta Gladden Mackey" (1975). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 017.
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