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Amanna, Ellice Yasner

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Berneta Walraven (Class of 1983) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 25

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Berneta Walraven speaks about her the graduation commitment she made to attend Smith reunions and discusses the central role the crew team played in her Smith career. She speaks about her personal identity and political journey, and how that influenced her career as an activist. She discusses the central role the crew team played in her Smith career.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 25

Carol Dwyer (Class of 1958) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 24

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Carol Dwyer reflects on the changes she has seen take place at Smith, the importance of the friendships she made in her house, and the opportunities for travel and exploration that accompanied her Junior Year abroad.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 24

Eileen M. Ouellette (Class of 1958) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 24

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Dr. Eileen Ouellette speaks from the perspective of her 55th reunion week. She recalls the preparation she received at Smith which allowed her to go on to Harvard Medical School and a career that has combined medicine and social justice activism, including national advocacy on behalf of victims of Hurricane Katrina, particularly, children.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 24

Karla Kavanaugh interviewed by Ellice Yasner Amanna, 2013 March 20

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Scope and Contents In this oral history Karla Kavanaugh describes her childhood as one of three children growing up on a small family farm outside Philadelphia. She reflects on the experience of being part of a politically radical, activist family in a conservative, rural town, as well as her experiences as an activist during the 1960s to the present. The interview focuses on her career as a carpenter in the primarily male building trades, including her founding of an all-women’s construction company in Columbia...
Dates of Materials: 2013 March 20

Kate Lehmann (Class of 1978) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 24

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Kate Lehmann recalls the Women’s Movement and lesbian activism as significant pieces of the political backdrop during her Smith years, as well as her experience living in Greer Street rooming house. She speaks of the many ways Smith prepared her for the future by helping her develop analytical thinking and self-confidence.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 24

Leslie D. Mark (Class of 1983) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 25

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Leslie Mark, who serves on the Smith Board of Directors, discusses her strong connection to the college. She speaks of the continuing importance of the Smith network in her life and the local alumnae chapters she’s been a part of.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 25

Lori Lober (Class of 1983) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 24

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Lori Lober speaks of feminism and its role in her Smith experience, including activism around the Women’s Resource Center and the founding of Take Back the Night, as well as rape counseling and Lesbian Alliance workshops, and recalls stories of her experience as part of the Jewish Students Alliance. She credits her Smith education with her ability to reason, make a cogent argument and write effectively.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 24

Lysbeth (Libby) Stone (Class of 1953) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 25

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Lysbeth (Libby) Stone, who has only missed one reunion since graduating Smith in 1953, tells stories from her Smith years, recalling that Sylvia Plath was in her Chaucer class and how evident it was that she was a unique talent.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 25

Susan Elliott (Class of 1958) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 25

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Susan Elliot, returning on the occasion of her 55th reunion, reflects on the importance of friendships formed through Smith’s house culture and remembers house activities including playing bridge after supper with housemates. She recalls a meeting with a Smith advisor that lead to her to a new recruitment program that IBM had launched for women and how that became the foundation for her future business success.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 25

Susan Friebert Rossen (Class of 1963) interviewed by Ellice Amanna, 2013 May 25

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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Susan Friebert Rossen credits her Smith education, particularly her art history professors and her junior year in Paris, with giving her the foundation for a successful professional career. She talks about the experience of helping to prepare her class reunion book and all she learned while researching in the College Archives during that process.
Dates of Materials: 2013 May 25