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  • Subject is exactly "Feminism"

Oral history interview with Lee and Bob Light

LightBob&Lee.pdf
Lee and Bob Light describe their background in New Jersey and marriage in 1962 when Lee graduated from high school. They speak of how involvement in the anti-war movement and other influences resulted in their decision move to Plainfield, Vermont, in…

Oral history interview with Linda Markin

MarkinLinda.pdf
Linda Markin describes her family background in Brighton, New York with its large Jewish population. She was in the second class of women to graduate from Dartmouth College, and discusses hostility that was directed toward women students. She…

Oral history interview with Mary Mathias

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Mary Mathias speaks of growing up in privilege in Scarsdale, New York, graduating from Wellesley College, then continuing her education at Brandeis and New York University, where she met and married Robert Houriet. Houriet worked as a reporter in New…

Oral history interview with Loraine Janowski

JanowskiLoraine.pdf
Loraine Janowski speaks of growing up in Rutland, Vermont, her move to Cambridge, Massachusetts, participating in anti-war protests, and then returning to Vermont to live at the Maple Hill Commune in Plainfield. She describes founding Mullein Hill…

Oral history interview with Susan Burt

BurtSusan.pdf
Susan Burt describes growing up in New Jersey and briefly attending Rutgers University. Reflecting that 60s "free love" often seemed more applicable to men than to women, she describes finding herself in the role of a single mother in 1969 near…

Oral history interview with Louise Andrews

AndrewsLouise.pdf
Louise Andrews speaks growing up in the Boston area, becoming pregnant as a teenager, getting married and following her husband, Charles Pratt, as he pursued his academic career. She discusses the isolation of raising a child in student housing, and…

Oral history interview with Michele Clark

ClarkMichele.pdf
Michele Clark describes growing up in New York City and attending City College of New York in 1967, during which time she joined the Bread and Puppet Theater and participated in anti-war demonstrations and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)…