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Davidson College -- Alumnae and alumni

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Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with Rebecca "Becky" Contreras '19, 2019 December 10

Identifier: OHI-0259
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and transcript with Rebecca "Becky" Contreras conducted on December 10, 2019. Becky Contreras graduated from Davidson College in 2019 as a political science and Latin American Studies double major. Contreras was born in Guatemala and states she identifies as Guatemalan in the interview. Contreras discusses how it felt being labeled as a person of color as an international student, experiences with the student group OLAS, the Bonner Scholars program, differences in...
Dates: 2019 December 10

Interview with Renee Denise Fanuiel Blackwell '77, 2020 October 08

Identifier: OHI-0278
Scope and Contents The following is an interview conducted by Davidson College students, Ross Hickman, McNeill Franklin, and Madeline Chanfrau, and narrated by Renee Denise Fanuiel Blackwell. Denise Blackwell was the first Black woman to graduate from the college in 1977. She graduated with a degree in Psychology. In the transcription, Ross, McNeill and Madeline pose questions to Blackwell about her experience as a student at Davidson. Blackwell details her involvement in ROTC (she was the first female student...
Dates: 2020 October 08

Interview with Richy Tovar '19, 2019 April 30

Identifier: OHI-0257
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview and transcript with Richy Tovar, Davidson College class of 2019. In the interview, Tovar discusses the formation of Latin Greek societies at Davidson College. Tovar was Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc president, and also a founder of the organization on campus. This interview was conducted as part of Dr. Jane Mangan's HIS 259 course.

Dates: 2019 April 30

Interview with Sara Gebhardt '98, 2019 March 01

Identifier: OHI-0236
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and transcript with Sara Gebhardt '98 conducted on March 1, 2019. Sara Gebhardt recounts her experience going from a largely liberal, diverse, and pluralistic environment in the suburbs of Washington D.C. to Davidson, which felt “20 years behind.” While at Davidson, she was a member of the field hockey team, studied abroad in Spain, and wrote for Libertas. During her sophomore year at Davidson, she wrote an editorial in the Davidsonian objecting to students’ erecting...
Dates: 2019 March 01

Interview with Sue McAvoy '77, 2020 October 07

Identifier: OHI-0279
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sue McAvoy. Sue McAvoy graduated from Davidson College in 1977. She was an Economics major, a hall counselor, played on the women’s tennis and field hockey teams, and worked for the school’s yearbook during all four years (eventually, as the Co-Editor her senior year). McAvoy discussed her experiences at Davidson College, as well as her experiences pre and post–Davidson. She recounted her experiences of athletics, academics, the yearbook, working as a Resident...
Dates: 2020 October 07

Interview with Thea Princewill (nee Nethea Rhinehardt) '93, 2021 March 21

Identifier: OHI-0285
Scope and Contents Thea Princewill (nee Nethea Rhinehardt) graduated from Davidson with a degree in Biology in 1993. Shortly after this oral history interview, the interviewee legally changed their name from Nethea Rhinehardt to Thea Princewill. During the interview, Thea discusses her experience dating and coming to terms with her sexuality in her time at Davidson and in the years after graduation. Thea’s story includes her relationships to other Black women and women of color, to Black men, and to queer...
Dates: 2021 March 21

Interview with Tom Frist '67, undated

 Item — Audiocassette box 6: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-06-01; Series RG19-06-02, Cassette case: Audio 299
Identifier: OHI-0036
Scope and Contents

Tom Frist, class of 1967 talks about his experiences after Davidson and work with leprosy and medical work around the world.

Dates: undated

Interview with Van Williamson Garrison '77, 2020 October 01

Identifier: OHI-0277
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Van Williamson Garrison. Garrison discusses her experience at Davidson College, including academics, social life, the hardships she faced, and life after college. Garrison was a part of the class of 1977 and later became a high school teacher. This interview was conducted over Zoom with Garrison in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the interviewers in Davidson, North Carolina. The individuals mentioned in this interview are Laurie, Miles Ward, John, Frank Bliss,...
Dates: 2020 October 01

Interview with Vance Graves '19, 2019 April 02

Identifier: OHI-0294
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview is part of the Queer, Black, Intersectional Davidson Project. The interview was conducted by Lily Burdick '19 in 2018.

Dates: 2019 April 02

Interview with Vicki Switzer '74, 2020 October 04

Identifier: OHI-0316
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vicki Switzer member of the Davidson College class of 1974. The following is an interview conducted by Davidson students, Mimi Schrimsher and Emily Rankin, and narrated by Dr. Vicki Switzer. Dr. Switzer was the first woman to officially enroll at Davidson College. Dr. Switzer transferred to Davidson her junior year after completing two years at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated from Davidson in 1974 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Dr....
Dates: 2020 October 04