Interview with Paula Giddings

If you can talk about, the takeover has now happened and you have come into the Administration Building for the first time. What is it like going into the Administration Building?


I remember walking into the Administration Building for the first time after the takeover. And the excitement was, obviously a great deal of excitement in the air. But more than that I was so impressed by the things, how things were operating there and structured there. For example, students had taken over the switchboard and it was running more efficiently than it had ever had under the administration. There was a microphone right in the front on that first large floor where there were announcements being made. Ah, of course you had to have ID to get in and out and that was very carefully monitored. There were separate floors for men--