Macfarlan, Susan T.

Macfarlan, Susan T.
Macfarlan, Susan T., 1932-2011, interviewee; McNair, Olivia, interviewer;
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People: Sherburne Mcfarlan


Places: Boulder


Topics: family background, decision to become a nurse, living in Germany while husband was in the army, moving to Boulder in 1962, parents’ efforts to set up Planned Parenthood facilities in Michigan, women dying from infections due to illegal abortions, change in views from the right to the left of the political spectrum, starting Planned Parenthood in Boulder in 1965, NARAL, Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center (originally the Boulder Abortion Clinic), current political concerns including concentration of ownership of media and peace issues, end of life choices, society’s need for better health care coverage, People’s Clinic, providing health care to people in financial need, women’s health care, important events and influences in her life.


Macfarlan, Susan T., 1932-2011
Boulder Valley Women's Health Center (Boulder, Colo.)
Planned Parenthood (Boulder, Colo.)
Abortion services Colorado Boulder.
Birth control clinics Colorado Boulder.
Women political activists Colorado Boulder.
Women's health services Colorado Boulder.
Boulder (Colo.) History.
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