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This interview was conducted with 1962 Winthrop graduate, Marian Cooper Bryan. In the interview, she discusses her time at Winthrop and goes at length about her experiences attending college. Her sister, Helen Elizabeth Cooper also graduated from Winthrop in 1946. Marian discusses how her sister helped her go to college after their father became disabled. She talks about being president of Bancroft hall, her experiences with coeducation and integration, and her experiences with her church and civil rights. She often mentions the profound impact her parents had on her current worldview. She recalls a number of stories from when she lived on campus. Marian also discusses her life and experiences after Winthrop, as well as the books she wrote. Marian’s husband Bill also contributes to the interview.
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Bryan, Marian Cooper and Bryan, Bill, "Interview with Marian Cooper Bryan - OH 307" (2013). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 307.