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In his February 20, 2015 interview with Daniel Lee, Anthony DiGiorgio recollects the impact Hurricane Hugo had on Winthrop University and the Rock Hill Community. DiGiorgio discusses weather reports leading up to the hurricane, his personal experience with the storm, and the aftermath of Hugo on campus. DiGiorgio shares the ways in which Winthrop University assisted the community and its faculty and staff. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
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Anthony DiGiorgio, Hurricane Hugo
President, Hurricane, power outage, Tillman, Stewart House, trees, Breazeale Hall, environmental damage
DiGiorgio, Anthony, "Interview with Anthony DiGiorgio" (2015). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 156.
LC Subject Headings
College presidents -- South Carolina, Winthrop University -- History, Rock Hill (S.C.) -- History, Hurricane Hugo, 1989, Hurricanes -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Disaster relief -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill