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|Restrictions||No restrictions. Open to research.|
|Project||A.1. Southern Politics: Bass-DeVries Interviews|
|Project description||Interviews, 1973-1975, conducted by Jack Solomon Bass and Walter De Vries with political leaders, journalists, editors, party officials, political scientists, campaign directors, union officials, and civil rights leaders from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, as part of a study of politics in the South, 1945-1974.|
|Date||February 18, 1974|
|Interviewee occupation||Public officers|
De Vries, Walter.
|Abstract||Sylvester, a South Carolina Youth Services chair, discusses women's role in politics in the last 25 years; reason for the success of women in the Republican party more so than women in the Democratic party; why S.C. women are more scarce in political office than in other states; Sylvester's job; problems in her job due to the fact that she is a woman; Women's future role in S.C.; where the Democratic party is headed; what coalition is holding the party together, what the Wallace vote will do in S.C.|
|Number of pages||15|
South Carolina--Politics and government.
Women political activists--South Carolina.
|Subject Name||Democratic Party (S.C.)|
|Listening copy file type||MP3|
|Medium of Original||Cassette|
|Citation||Interview with Barbara Sylvester by Jack Bass and Walter De Vries, 18 February 1974. A-0165 in the Southern Oral History Program Collection #4007, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.|
|Digital Collection||Southern Oral History Program Interview Database|
|Collection in Repository||#4007, Southern Oral History Program, http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/s/Southern_Oral_History_Program_Collection.html|
|Repository||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
|Host||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|