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Ruth Vick, 1973. Interview B-0057.
A Look Inside the Southern Regional Council: Ruth Vick describes her tenure at the Southern Regional Council (SRC), an interracial organization committed to racial justice in the South. The SRC supported the direct action strategies of the civil rights movement that emerged in force in the 1950s and 1960s, but chose study over sit-ins as a means of change. This interview addresses this decision as well as decades of internal disputes.
Interviewee: Ruth Vick    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall, Bob Hall
Duration: 06:33:47     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 11 excerpts.
Thelma Stevens, February 13, 1972. Interview G-0058.
Building Bridges: A White Southerner's Devotion to Improving Race Relations: Thelma Stevens was the director of the Bethlehem Center in Augusta, Georgia, and the Superintendent of Christian Social Relations of the Women's Missionary Council for the Methodist Episcopal Church. In this interview, she describes her childhood in rural Mississippi, her education, and her work with the Methodist Church, all in relationship to her lifelong devotion to improving race relations in the South.
Interviewee: Thelma Stevens    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall, Bob Hall
Duration: Unknown     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 11 excerpts.