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Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin (1897-1988)

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Creator:Romine, Scott
Title:Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin (1897-1988)
Date:2002 July 9

Encyclopedia article about Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin who spent a lifetime studying and combating economic and racial oppression as a sociologist, activist, teacher, and writer. She is best known for her autobiography, The Making of a Southerner. The attended Brenau College in Gainesville, Columbia University in New York, and the University of Wisconsin. She served as the national student secretary for the YWCA's southern region and worked at several colleges throughout the country.

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Subjects:Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre, 1897- | Women social reformers--United States | Women teachers--United States | Women authors--United States | United States
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:2002-07-09
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