"The University of Illinois During the Great Depression" covers such topics as the effects of the depression on student life, sororities, work, rules for women students, and life after graduation. "World War II and the University of Illinois"...
Depressions -- 1929; Education (Higher); Women college students; World War, 1939-1945
Highlights include interviews with the first librarian at Old Dominion, faculty members, physicians, priests, and Girl Scout leaders. One set of interviews explores sex roles during the Great Depression.
Civil rights movements; Depressions, 1929; Education (Higher); Girl Scouts; Women college teachers; Women physicians; Woman priests
In addition to an interview with Sally Ride, this oral history project includes two relevant subcollections. "Aviatrix Pioneers" includes transcripts of interviews with aerobatic champion Betty Skelton Frankman, "Mercury 13" member Wally Funk, and...
Women air pilots; Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Women astronauts; Women engineers; Women mathematicians; World War, 1939-1945
Includes numerous interviews with women painters (e.g., Joan Mitchell), photographers (e.g., Imogen Cunningham and Dorothea Lange), quiltmakers (Peggie Hartwell and Carolyn Mazloomi), ceramicists, illustrators, and sculptors. Also included are...
Several Japanese American women share their experiences before, during, and after World War II. Mitzi Asai Loftus (1932- ) was in the fourth grade when her family was sent to the Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno, California; they also lived in...
Japanese American women; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
United States -- Oregon -- Lane County; United States -- California
The eight women scientists interviewed in this collection share their memories of becoming scientists, offer advice to young scientists, and reflect on the future of women in science. In addition, a number of women and men interviewees discuss...
United States -- New York (State) -- Cold Spring Harbor
The Iron Hill School #112C was an African American one-room schoolhouse that was in operation from 1923 until 1964. The 37 interviews (audio and transcripts) in this collection document life at Iron Hill School and at schools for white children,...
African American girls; African American schools; African Americans -- Education;
The oral history interviews in this collection document the 1977 Washington State International Women's Year Conference for Women, held in Ellensburg. Feminist and conservative perspectives are represented.
Conservatives; Equal Rights Amendment; Feminists; Women political activists; Women's rights
These 15 oral histories (audio and transcripts) with women of eastern European birth or heritage cover building homes and communities, retaining their ethnic traditions, and experiencing the Great Depression and World War II.
Depressions -- 1929; Hungarian American women; Immigrant women; Lithuanian American women; Polish American women; Social life and customs; Ukrainian American women; World War, 1939-1945
These interviews were conducted by Cate Fosl for her book, Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (2002). Interviewees include Anne Braden, as well as her coworkers, mentees, and friends.