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Gilbert, Ronnie

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1926-09-07 - 2015-06-06

Occupations: Peace activist; Feminist; Actor; Singer; Playwright.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ronnie Gilbert interviewed by Kate Weigand, March 10, 2004

 File — Box: 21
Scope and Contents In this oral history Ronnie Gilbert describes her childhood in a left wing Jewish family in New York City. The interview focuses on her musical education, her childhood experiences at large union rallies and at the progressive Camp Wo-Chi-Ca in upstate New York, her participation in the folk music revival and The Weavers, her personal experience of the anti-communist blacklist, and her feminist awakening and participation in women's music. Gilbert's story documents the personal side of the...
Dates of Materials: March 10, 2004