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Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin, August 4, 1974. Interview G-0034.
Southern Writer, Academic, and Social Activist Discusses the YWCA, Race Relations, and Growing Up in the South: Southern writer, academic, and social activist Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin describes growing up in a family where the "Lost Cause" was heralded and her subsequent work towards promoting causes of social justice. In so doing, Lumpkin describes her work with the YWCA, her education, her career in academe, and her books The Making of a Southerner and South in Progress.
Interviewee: Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall
Duration: 04:14:01     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 10 excerpts.