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Margaret J. Gibbs Theus interview collection

Repository: University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library

Collection Description (Extant): The Margaret J. Gibbs Theus Interview Collection were conducted with various persons in Richland, Lexington, and Florence Counties for "cultural journalism" class taught by Theus at USC; essays resulting from this project appeared in such publications as Southern Spirit and 'Round Hopkins.

There are sixty audio cassette tapes that include well known civil rights activist/state NAACP leader Modjeska Simkins, and lesser known individuals. Many of the interviews may not touch on civil rights.

Collection URL: http://129.252.189.70/record=b2078201 External Link

Date(s): 1979-1983

Existing IDs: 29735638

Extent: 60 audio cassettes

Language: English

Interviewees: Fannie Phelps Adams, A.T. Butler, William Price Fox, Annie Greene Nelson, Modjeska Simkins, James L. Solomon, Maurice Alcorn, U.R. Barber, Veronica Bodden, Madeline Brice, Dr. Allen R. Broome, Dr. John Crayton Buchanan, W.J. Castine, Robert Davis, James L. Digge, Mason Gibbes, John Griffin, Thelma Harrison, C.B. Harvey, Julia Huffman, Dr. C.J. Johnson, Dr. Charles Spenser McCants, Mamie McReynolds, Maude H. Marcom, Norwood Marlow, J.W. Patrick, Joe Pinner, R.D. Roberts, Donald Russell, Grover Rye, Grace Sease, Lonnie Shealy, Charles Rich Simpson, Maude Simpson, Septima Smith, Lila Byrd Wheeler, Eliot Wiggington, Arthur Williams, Tally Wingard, Myra Wyman

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--South Carolina
Civil rights workers--South Carolina

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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