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Ports, Suki Terada

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Setsuko (Suki) Terada Ports interviewed by Loretta J. Ross, January 5, 2008

 File — Box: 41
Scope and Contents

Ports recalls vivid stories of the impact of FBI surveillance of her family during World War II, including her mother's house arrest. She describes growing up in a Japanese American family in the postwar years. She details racial tensions in her personal life and public work, and comments on cultural norms and stereotypes that have influenced her ability to speak out. Ports summarizes her years of organizing around AIDS.(Transcript 91 pp.)

Dates of Materials: January 5, 2008

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00535
Abstract

Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.

Dates of Materials: 1990-2014

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Archival Object 1
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Subject
African American women 1
Artists 1
Audiotapes 1
Birth control -- United States -- 20th century 1
CD-ROMs 1