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Nelle Morton, June 29, 1983. Interview F-0034.
A Woman Leads the Churchmen: An Interview with the Former General Secretary of the Fellowship of Southern Churchmen: Nelle Morton served as the general secretary of the Fellowship of Southern Churchmen from 1944 to 1950. In this interview, she describes her perception of the leaders of the Fellowship and the organization's aims and strategies in advocating for various social justice causes, including racial integration and labor rights. In addition, she describes her leadership of a male-dominated organization and how her work with the Fellowship raised her awareness of the need for women's liberation as well.
Interviewee: Nelle Morton    Interviewer: Dallas A. Blanchard
Duration: 03:41:16     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 11 excerpts.