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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Cynthia Ross details her childhood and adolescence, growing up in Toronto. She discusses her artistic nature, relationship with her sisters and parents, particularly her mother. Ross talks about the music scene in Toronto, the formation of the B-Girls and eventual move to New York City. She discusses personal and professional relationships with punk icons, and how the B-Girls helped shape the New York scene with their unique sound. Ross details the B-Girls break up,...
Overview The Women of Rock Oral History Project documents the lives and careers of women in rock who have been underrepresented or omitted from rock journalism and historical scholarship. The project, created and managed by Tanya Pearson, seeks to facilitate a more comprehensive cultural history, by women, for women and gender non-conforming individuals who have historically been silenced or overlooked as a result of their gender.