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In her December 10, 2012 interview with Robert Ryals, Martha Grigsby detailed her thoughts and memories of her time at Winthrop University. Grigsby shares the story of how she was able to attend Winthrop and the members of her community who assisted her in this process. Included are details of working in the dining hall on a scholarship, how relationships were formed amongst students, and how the students navigated Winthrop’s strict rules. Grigsby concludes her interview by stating how Winthrop helped her career as an educator and how she has stayed involved as an alumna. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 51 minutes
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Joynes Hall, Dining Room Scholarship, 1960s, National Defense Student Loans
Grigsby, Martha, "Interview with Martha "Marty" Grigsby" (2012). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 293.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Alumni and alumnae, College students -- Social life and customs, Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Funds and scholarships, Student aid, Student loans -- United States