Frances Fox Piven (2 parts)
Scope and Contents
This oral history collection consists of fourteen interviews conducted by Tamar Carroll for her dissertation on women's community activism in New York City, circa 1955-1995 for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Included are interviews with activists involved in Mobilization For Youth, one of the country's first anti-poverty agencies founded in 1957 on New York City's Lower East Side to combat juvenile delinquency. Activists include Frances Fox Piven, Rosalyn Baxandall, attorneys Faith Colangelo and Nancy LeBlanc, and other MFY staff members. Also interviewed are members of the National Congress of Neighborhood Women of Brooklyn, N.Y., Sally Martinez Fisher and Ethel Velez. Materials include audio CDs and transcripts.
- Piven, Frances Fox (Interviewee, Person)
Conditions Governing Web Access
This interview may not be placed on the web because there was no formal web access agreement signed. Please consult with special collections staff at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the existence of or access to digital copies.
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research use without restriction.
Language of Materials
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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