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Interview with Leotus Morrison

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Identifier:

1985 OH 092

Date:

10/26/1984

Description:

Leotus Morrison was born in 1926 in Savannah, Georgia. She attended Georgia State College for women and Ward Belmont College in Tennessee where she majored in both Equestrian and Physical Education. In the following interview Morrison details her experiences at James Madison University, where she coached basketball and dance. Morrison played a major role in developing and initiating Madison's women's sports program. Also included in the interview are detailed discussions about Title IX developments and regulations, Divisions I-III classifications in women's sports, and her presidential role in the AIAW Region II. The interview is a perfect example of the impacts that the AIAW had on women's sports, as well as the personal and professional motivations that drove the AIAW missions.

Rights:

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Interviewer:

Berge, William H.

Location:

Richmond, KY

Duration:

1:01:33

Restrictions:

no