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Interviewee:Ruth Dial Woods
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Ruth Dial Woods, June 12, 1992. Interview L-0078.
Lumbee Woman Describes Her Work in the Civil Rights and Women's Liberation Movements and Her Role on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors: Ruth Dial Woods describes growing up as a Lumbee Indian in Robeson County, North Carolina, in the 1930s and 1940s. During the 1960s, Woods participated in the civil rights and women's liberation movements. In 1985, she was appointed to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, where she worked to promote equality for minority students.
Interviewee: Ruth Dial Woods    Interviewer: Anne Mitchell Coe, Laura Moore
Duration: 01:44:23     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 9 excerpts.