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File — Box: 46
Scope and Contents Roma recounts her childhood in Philadelphia with emphasis on the importance of her Quaker education. The oral history is a detailed example of building community through music as Roma describes her thirty years of experience in directing women's community choruses as intentional sites of creating anti-racist feminist politics through recruitment of members, decision-making process, musical repertoire and arrangement, performance venue and style, engagement of contemporary social issues, and...
Dates: June 19-20, 2005
Overview Musicians; Women's music organization. Includes materials for the first 30 years for women's music organization from Cincinnati, Ohio. Grant applications, organizational periodicals, and administrative papers. Also included are DVDs and audio CDs of performances as well as CDs with photographs of MUSE members. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates: 1983 - 2013
Overview Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.