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Overview A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.
Dates of Materials: 2008 - 2009
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Overview In this oral history, Sue Hyde describes her childhood in the small town of Beardstown, Illinois, and her first experiences with activism as a student at Webster College in the early 1970s. The interview covers Hyde's experiences as a feminist and queer activist in St. Louis, Missouri in the 1970s and early 1980s, and Hyde describes her experience as a participant in the first Gay Olympics (now called the Gay Games) in 1982. The second half of the interview focuses on Hyde's work with the...
Dates of Materials: 2008