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Mabel Pollitzer, September 19, 1973. Interview G-0047-1.
Southern Suffragist Discusses Civic Action in Charleston, South Carolina: Mabel Pollitzer was born Charleston, South Carolina, in 1885. After graduating from Columbia University in 1906, she returned to Charleston to teach biology at Memminger, an all-girls school. Pollitzer describes her involvement in the women's suffrage movement, her perception of politicians and women's rights leaders, and her civic work within the community of Charleston.
Interviewee: Mabel Pollitzer    Interviewer: Constance Myers
Duration: 01:46:40     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 5 excerpts.
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Mabel Pollitzer, June 16, 1974. Interview G-0047-2.
Southern Woman Describes the Suffrage Movement in Charleston, South Carolina: Mabel Pollitzer describes her involvement in the women's suffrage movement in Charleston, South Carolina. In particular, Pollitzer describes the leadership role of Susan Pringle Frost within the movement, the split between the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National Woman's Party in the 1910s, and her perception of various leaders within the movement in South Carolina.
Interviewee: Mabel Pollitzer    Interviewer: Constance Myers
Duration: 01:47:22     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 3 excerpts.