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Segregation on Sports Teams, South Carolina

As told by Robbie Davis
Belton, South Carolina

Story Narrative:

Segregation and gender inequality extended to Belton, South Carolina textile mill sports teams as well. Former players, including Viola Thompson Griffin, who played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, share their memories of overcoming barriers in order to play the sports that they loved.

This documentary was created by 5th graders at Honea Path Elementary School as part of a Stories from Main Street Youth Access Project.