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Carolyn Curry oral history interview, December 6, 2011

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: CurryC_20111206

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Morna Gerrard.


  • Creation: December 6, 2011


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.

Biographical Note

Born in Mobile, AL, in 1942, Carolyn Curry earned a B.A. in English from Agnes Scott College (1966), and an M.A. and Ph.D. in history at Georgia State University (1979; 1987). She has taught at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky and the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Compelled by women’s stories shared with her during years of research and teaching, Curry founded Women Alone Together in Atlanta in 2002. Curry has served on a number of boards and Councils, including The American Heart Association, Cardinal Hill Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, and the Kentucky Heritage Council. She also served on the Board of Trustees of Young Harris College in Young Harris, Georgia and on the Advisory Council for Action Ministries of The United Methodist Church. In 1993, Curry honored with the Smith-Breckenridge YWCA Distinguished Woman of Achievement Award in Kentucky. In 2011, she received the Georgia State University Distinguished Alumni Community Service Award, and in 2014, was recipient of the Agnes Scott College Distinguished Alumna Award – Service to the Community. For more than 50 years, she has been married to Bill Curry, the former head football coach at Georgia Tech, the University of Alabama, the University of Kentucky, and Georgia State University.


2 item(s) (audio (1:38:20 duration) transcript (44 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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