Oral history interview with Jennifer Kochman

KochmanJennifer.pdf
KochmanJenniferAudioLog.pdf

Title

Oral history interview with Jennifer Kochman

Description

Jennifer Kochman talks about her early life in Wisconsin, Vermont, and Illinois, becoming pregnant as a teenager, living as a single mother, and moving back to Vermont in 1969. She also speaks of the impact of the Unitarian Church on her life, and of meeting her second husband, Frank Kochman, who was playing in a blues band at the time. The bulk of the interview relates to the Kochman's involvement in the Vermont Freeman, an alternative newspaper founded in 1969 by Roger Albright. Jennifer speaks of how it was printed, funded, and distributed, as well as anecdotes about various stories that appeared in the paper. Jennifer Kochman concludes by speaking of her involvement with the Vermont Women's Health Center and women's health issues, including abortion.

Date

7 August 2015

Identifier

AudioFile1970s-18

Format

MP3

Type

Audio File

Coverage

Burlington (Vt.)
Starksboro (Vt.)

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Vermont 1970s Counterculture Project must be obtained from the Vermont Historical Society.

Interviewer

Blofson, Kate

Interviewee

Kochman, Jennifer, 1943-

Location

South Burlington (Vt.)

Duration

2 hr., 23 min.

Repository

Vermont Historical Society Library, 60 Washington Street, Barre, VT 05641-4209

Citation

“Oral history interview with Jennifer Kochman,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed April 10, 2021, https://www.digitalvermont.org/vt70s/AudioFile1970s-18.