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Josephine Wilkins, 1972. Interview G-0063.
Southern Woman Describes Her Involvement in Various Organizations for Social Justice: Josephine Wilkins was born in Athens, Georgia, in 1893. In the 1920s, she became increasingly interested in issues of social justice. In the 1930s, she became the president of the Georgia chapter of the League of Women Voters and helped to found the Citizens' Fact Finding Movement. In addition she describes her involvement and perception of such organizations as the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, the Commission of Interracial Cooperation, and the Southern Regional Council.
Interviewee: Josephine Wilkins    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall
Duration: 02:59:17     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 4 excerpts.