In her interview with Roy Flynn, Mrs. Mai Rutledge Smith Johnson (1878-1978) discusses her experiences as the wife of Dr. David Bancroft Johnson, founder of Winthrop. Mrs. Johnson describes what lead Dr. Johnson to found Winthrop and the process he went through to establish the college as well as the community around Winthrop. She discusses the beginning of Winthrop and her experience as a student and later as the President’s wife. Mrs. Johnson also discusses Dr. Johnson as a person both in his home life and his work life.
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Johnson, Mai Rutledge Smith, "Interview with Mai Rutledge Smith Johnson" (1965). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 661.