Interview with Dorothy "Dot" Ridings, August 11, 2014

Project: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dorothy "Dot" Ridings was an original member of the Prichard Committee, and was the chair of the committee immediately following Ed Prichard's death. She is also past president of the National league of Women Voters. She talks about her own education activism, both with the Prichard Committee and the League; she discusses in detail the connections between the League and the Prichard Committee. She discusses her work as chair; reflects on Bob Sexton's work and Ed Prichard's work. She also discusses her role in Louisville's school desegregation in 1975-76 through the League.

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2014oh237_pcae021

Interviewee Name

Dorothy "Dot" Ridings

Interviewer Name

Arwen Donahue

Interview Date

2014-08-11

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Ridings, Dorothy Interview by Arwen Donahue. 11 Aug. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ridings, D. (2014, August 11). Interview by A. Donahue. Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ridings, Dorothy, interview by Arwen Donahue. August 11, 2014, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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