Ann Yarborough Evans
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In her April 21, 1975 interview with Ann Yarborough Evans, Mary Denny Matthews shares her experiences as a student from 1915-1919 and her career at Winthrop from 1920-1942. Matthews lends stories of student life and how WWI shaped Winthrop. Matthews also explains why she decided not to teach and instead have a career at Winthrop. Matthews concludes her interview with details on the strike at Winthrop for equal pay for women. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 3 minutes
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Alumni, Great Depression, Faculty and Staff, World War II
WWI, Great Depression, Practice Teaching, Winthrop Training School, Rules and Regulations, Railroad tracks on campus, Artist Courses, Clubs
Matthews, Mary Denny, "Interview with Mary Denny Matthews" (1975). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 016.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop Normal and Industrial College -- Alumni and alumnae, Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Employees, College students -- Social life and customs, World War, 1914-1918 -- Education and the war, War and education, Depressions -- 1929, Equal pay for equal work