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Edith Mitchell Dabbs, October 4, 1975. Interview G-0022.
A Southern Woman Advocates Social and Racial Justice in South Carolina in the Mid-Twentieth Century: South Carolinian Edith Mitchell Dabbs discusses her family history as well that of her husband's family, which owned the Rip Raps Plantation. In addition, she describes the work she and her husband, James McBride Dabbs, did in advocating for racial justice during the 1940s and 1950s, their evolving views about race and race relations, and her involvement with the United Church Women.
Interviewee: Edith Mitchell Dabbs    Interviewer: Elizabeth Jacoway Burns
Duration: 04:12:26     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 14 excerpts.