Oral History

Jan Sanders

The wife of Judge Barefoot Sanders and a close friend of Judge Sarah T. Hughes, Sanders was with Hughes at the Trade Mart luncheon on November 22, 1963, and later traveled with her to Washington, D.C., for President Kennedy’s funeral. A longtime community leader, Sanders was a civil rights and women’s rights activist and was also involved in the peace movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Recorded January 31, 2006.