In her interview with Paul Finkelstein on September 4, 1994, Cynthia Roddey shares her experiences at Winthrop from 1964-1967 as the first African American student admitted to Winthrop College. Roddey details the process of applying to Winthrop, the reaction she received from the Winthrop and Rock Hill community, and her participation in student life. Roddey includes her insight on race relations today and her hopes for the future. This interview was conducted for an article to be published in the Roddey-McMillan Record.
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Roddey, Cynthia Plair and Integration, "Interview with Cynthia Plair Roddey - OH 643" (1994). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 643.