Cynthia Wilson, James D. Mackey, Paul Finkelstein and Robert Ryals
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In her four interviews with Cynthia Wilson on January 22, 1979, James D. Mackey on April 29, 1981, Paul Finkelstein on September 4, 1994, and Robert Ryals on September 12, 2012, Cynthia Roddey shares her experiences at Winthrop from 1964-1967. Roddey details the process of applying to Winthrop, the reaction she received from the Winthrop and Rock Hill community, and her participation in student life. Roddey includes her insight on race relations today and her hopes for the future. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
4 hours, 28 minutes
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Alumni, Civil Rights Movement, History 509, Integration
Integration, Segregation, Desegregation, Civil Rights Movement, Racism, Teaching, Arnetta Gladden Mackey, MAT, NAACP, American Dream, Politics, Family, XI Delta chapter of Sigma Beta Sorority
Roddey, Cynthia P., "Interview with Cynthia Plair Roddey" (1979). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 062.
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