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Lerner, Gerda


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

 File — Box: 27
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: September 12-13, 2003

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

Identifier: SSC-MS-00423
Overview 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: 2000-2005

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00535
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.
Dates: 1990-2014