Collection: Women Activists

Marone, Nicky – OH1247
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Topics: programs started for the YWCA (The Edge: Girls Empowerment Program, life skills program for welfare mothers), “How to Father a Successful Daughter” by Nicky Marone, family background, changes at the Boulder YWCA in the past eight … Continue reading

McCollum, Zoe Menkick – OH1350
Interview Date: 2005

People: Janet Roberts, Mary Estell Buchanan, Karen Paget, Ruth Correll, Ruth Wright, Betty Chronic   Places: Boulder   Subjects: Public Office for Women (POW), formation of group in 1971 to encourage women to run for elective office and to help … Continue reading

Medrud, Mariagnes Aya – OH1240
Interview Date: 2003

Abstract: Mariagnes Medrud discusses her family background; living in Minidoka, a Japanese internment camp in Idaho, during WWII; her participation in the anti-war movement in Boulder during the Vietnam War; and her work with non-profit organizations in Boulder and with … Continue reading

Pearson, Kayrene B. – OH1227
Interview Date: 2003

ABSTRACT: Minister Kayrene Pearson talks about the moral complexity of the issue of abortion; her pro-choice activism, including escorting patients into abortion clinics; her involvement with Clergy for Choice; addressing social justice issues as part of her ministry; and teaching … Continue reading

Pettigrew, Malaika – OH1241
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Topics: childhood experiences as an African American girl in southern California, political involvement at UCLA in the late nineteen-sixties and early nineteen-seventies, Angela Davis as mentor as an activist, transpersonal psychology, African spiritual beliefs, move to Boulder, … Continue reading

Rupert, Dorothy – OH0739
Interview Date: 1995

People: Joe Ripple, Dr. Warren Hern, David Skaggs, Tim Wirth   Places: Hygiene, Boulder   Subjects: Table Mesa, Fairview High School, Colorado Legislature, National Defense Act, counseling adolescents, 1960s Seminar Days at Fairview High, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam … Continue reading

Shaffer, Ann M. – OH0473
Interview Date: 1989

People: Ann Shaffer, T.A.Foster.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: KBOL – “From Now ‘Til Noon”; fire above Chautauqua; T.A. Foster murder; Boulder Public Library; Women’s organizations; Andrews Nursery; Deavenport Estate; Boulder businesses (Valentines, Reinerts); growth in the 1950s; organizations (Boulder … Continue reading

Simons, Louise – OH1228
Interview Date: 2003

ABSTRACT: Louise Simons, a family medicine physician located in Greeley, Colorado, is the doctor who performs abortions at the Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center (now known as Women’s Health) since 2002. She talks about her medical background, feminist beliefs and … Continue reading

Struik, Ruth Rebekka – OH0989
Interview Date: 2000

People: Dirk Jan Struik (father), Saly Ruth Ramler Struik (mother), Arlene McClurg, Karen Paget, Penfield Tate   Places: Boulder   Subjects: Boulder chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW), National Women’s Political Caucus of Boulder (branch of NOW), League of … Continue reading

Sutyak, Amanda – OH1229
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Topics: Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center, becoming a member of the Board of Directors, effect of board membership on her own views about health care and abortion, work on Finance Committee of Board of Directors, challenges of … Continue reading

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