Sisters Sue McBeth (1830-1893) and Kate McBeth (1833-1915) were missionary teachers to the Nez Percé in North-central Idaho during the last quarter of the 19th century. In addition to documenting their interactions with the Nez Percé tribe and...
Indians of North America; Religion; Sisters; Women missionaries; Women teachers
Highlights include interviews with Diane Nash, and Rosa Parks, and Sonia Sanchez;
a video profile of Fannie Lou Hamer; and Sylvia Mendez' recollection of the conditions that led Mexican Americans to sue for desegregation in the 1940s.
This collection of nearly 200 interviews provides first hand documentation regarding the role of women in the Pacific Northwest during the early and mid 1900s. The interviews were conducted by students in professor Sue Armitage's history classes...
Childhood; Farm life; Homemakers; Rural women; Women teachers
United States -- Idaho; United States -- Montana; United States -- Oregon; United States -- Washington (State)
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