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Transcript and audio of oral history interview, Charleston, S.C., 2015 November 19
Interviewed by Jordan Hardee, Graduate Assistant, The Citadel History Department.
Transcript 21 p., 1 CD 51:57.
Elmire Raven was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1952 and moved to South Carolina in 1989. Since 1991 she has served as the Executive Director of My Sister's House, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides services to domestic violence victims in the Lowcountry area. In this interview, Raven recounts her upbringing, her early awareness of discrimination and her work with the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. She also reflects about motherhood, social justice, and what it means for her to be a feminist and a southern woman.


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