Interview with Marion A. Wright

Title

Interview with Marion A. Wright

Interviewee

Marion A. Wright

Interviewer

Arnold Shankman and Ron Chepesiuk

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Abstract

IN PROCESSING

This interview includes Mr. Wright’s recollections and experiences growing up in Conway, African Americans in Conway, Benjamin Ryan Tillman, influences on his life including August Kohn and Josiah Morse, his law practice in Conway, his student days at the University of South Carolina, Jesse Daniel Ames, Dorothy Tilly, the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and its successor the Southern Regional Council, Judge J. Waties Waring of Charleston, and Mrs. Wright’s experiences. This interview focuses on a discussion about Senator Ben Tillman, Senator “Cotton” Ed Smith and Governor Cole Blease.

Publication Date

3-11-1976

Unique Identifier

OH 020

Format

2 Cassettes

Length

2 hours, 30 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is not open for use.

Series

Politics

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

Senator Ben Tillman, "Cotton" Ed Smith, Governor Cole L. Blease

Notes

Additional interview date March 8, 1978.

Interview with Marion A. Wright

LC Subject Headings

University of South Carolina -- Alumni and alumnae, College students -- Social life and customs, Lawyers -- South Carolina -- Conway, Conway (S.C.) -- Biography, African Americans -- South Carolina -- Conway, Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918, Kohn, August, 1868-1930, Morse, Josiah, 1879-1946, Ames, Jessie Daniel, 1883-1972, Tilly, Dorothy Rogers, 1883-1970, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, Southern Regional Council, Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968, Wright, Alice Norwood Spearman, 1902-1989, Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944, Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942

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