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Sumner, Kate


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Laura Ballance interviewed by Kate Sumner, 2015 April 24

Scope and Contents In this oral history Ballance discusses her childhood, the development of her interest in music, and the creation and history of Superchunk and Merge. Ballance describes her family's supernatural interests and the impact of a traumatic home invasion in Little Rock, Arkansas, in which her mother was raped when Ballance was eight years old. She reflects on the impact of gender and motherhood on her career as a musician and business owner. The interview also covers how living in the South...
Dates of Materials: 2015 April 24

Women of Rock Oral History Project records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00756

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.

Dates of Materials: 2014-2017

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