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Lerner, Gerda


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gerda Lerner interviewed by Mary Rothschild, June 6, 1999 and April 23, 2001

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Living U.S. Women's History Oral History Project collection consists of 17.25 linear feet of audiotapes, videotapes and transcripts. There are fifty-one individual oral histories plus group discussions conducted between 2000 and 2005. The project documents the emergence and development of U.S. women's history between 1960 and 2000 by creating an archive that explores a new group of scholars who entered the historical profession after 1960. It explores these historians' professional and...
Dates of Materials: June 6, 1999 and April 23, 2001

Gerda Lerner interviewed by Nancy MacLean, September 12-13, 2003

 File — Box 27: [Barcode: 310183630031598]
Scope and Contents

This audio-only interview focuses on Lerner's grassroots organizing through the Congress of American Women in the post-World War II years, the relationship of the Congress to the Communist Party, and the evolution of Lerner's political thought from Marxism to feminism. (Transcript 92 pp.)

Dates of Materials: September 12-13, 2003

Living U.S. Women's History Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00423

The collection includes fifty-one oral histories of scholars of U.S. women's history. The interviews document the emergence and development of women's history as a discipline from 1960 to 2000, as well as the interviewees' professional and personal lives, their choices, and their intellectual commitments.

Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2007

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00535

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.

Dates of Materials: 1990-2014