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Avery, Byllye

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Byllye Avery Interviewed by Loretta J. Ross, July 21-22, 2005

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents In this oral history, Byllye Avery describes her childhood in Georgia and Florida, her marriage to Wesley Avery, and her early widowhood, which propelled her into health activism in her early 30s. The interview focuses on her work in women's organizations in the 1970s, her experiences working with white women in the beginning of the women's health movement, and her experiences in establishing the premiere black women's health organization in the U.S., the National Black Women's Health Project...
Dates of Materials: July 21-22, 2005