Interview with Mary Kitts

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Title

Interview with Mary Kitts

Subject

Social justice
Women's rights
Women's March on Washington
Washington, D.C.

Description

An oral history with Mary Kitts, a graduate student of Auburn University, concerning her participation in the Women's March on Washington that occurred on January 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Her testimony provides context for those women graduate students who traveled great distances to participate in the national march. She also expounds on her political ideology, including her lifelong admiration for Hillary Clinton, and how she came to espouse her liberal views as a resident of Florida.

Creator

Mary Kitts

Source

Special Collections and Archives

Publisher

Auburn University Libraries

Date

February 04, 2017

Contributor

Heather M. Haley, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Auburn University, in cooperation with the University Archives and Special Collections

Rights

All files are the property of the Auburn University Libraries and are intended for non-commercial use. Users of these materials are asked to acknowledge the Auburn University Libraries. For information about obtaining high-resolution copies of this and other items in this collection, please contact Auburn University Libraries Special Collections & Archives Department at archives@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1732.

Format

Digital Audio File
Transcription PDF

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Heather M. Haley

Interviewee

Mary Kitts

Location

Bond Library, Thach Hall, Auburn University (Auburn, AL)

Original Format

MP3 Audio File
Transcription PDF

Duration

01:18:04

Time Summary

00:00:00 - Introduction
00:00:38 - Growing up in Panama City, FL
00:02:17 - Public v. private school education
00:05:00 - Florida State University & Sigma Delta Tau
00:08:00 - Mary's personal activism in FL
00:13:16 - Graduate school in Auburn, AL
00:16:40 - Mary's political and ideological leanings
00:25:40 - Election Day, November 8, 2016
00:28:21 - Plans to attend the Women's March
00:34:17 - Travel to and around Washington, D.C.
00:38:30 - Women's March (in Washington, D.C.)
01:00:00 - Legacy of the march
01:03:18 - Maintaining the momentum
01:13:48 - Mary's Post-march activism
01:16:25 - Mary's final thoughts

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