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The subject of the interview is Mrs. Mary Gordon Ellis (1890-1934), the first female senator in the South Carolina General Assembly from Jasper County, 1928-1932, and county Superintendent of Education from 1924-1928. She was involved in controversial issues such as school consolidation, hiring of African American supervisors, buses for both races, equal textbooks, and required in-service training for teachers.
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Senator, School Consolidation, Integration, In-Service Training for Teachers
Taylor, Elizabeth Ellis, "Interview with Elizabeth Ellis Taylor" (1985). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 196.
LC Subject Headings
Ellis, Mary Gordon, 1890-1934, Winthrop Normal and Industrial College -- Alumni and alumnae, Women teachers -- South Carolina, School superintendents -- South Carolina -- Jasper County, Schools -- Centralization -- South Carolina -- Jasper County, African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina, Educational equalization -- South Carolina, Women legislators -- South Carolina