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Piven, Frances Fox

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932 October 10

Biography

Occupations: Professor, political science; Political activist.

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Frances Fox Piven (2 parts)

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This oral history collection consists of fourteen interviews conducted by Tamar Carroll for her dissertation on women's community activism in New York City, circa 1955-1995 for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Included are interviews with activists involved in Mobilization For Youth, one of the country's first anti-poverty agencies founded in 1957 on New York City's Lower East Side to combat juvenile delinquency. Activists include Frances Fox Piven, Rosalyn Baxandall, attorneys Faith...