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American Women -- Work and unions

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PRA Archive # Title Description Keywords Broadcast Datesort descending
AZ0808 Life in the female job ghetto : service and office work / produced by Peggy Irene Bray, Maggie Geddes, and Karla Tonella.

A documentary that takes a look at women's place in the paid labor force. Features audio of...

Women Organized for Employment, Tonella, Karla., Boyle, Rita, Bray, Peggy., Maupin, Joyce., Massenburg, Mary Ann., Geddes, Maggie., Office workers -- Personal narratives., Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment -- Social conditions., Servants -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 15 Nov. 1980.
BC0799 Santa Maria de Iquique / produced by Elizabeth Farnsworth.

Historical documentary about the 1907 massacre of 3,600 men, women, and children during a labor...

Farnsworth, Elizabeth., Working classes -- Chile., Labor unions -- Chile., Advis, Luis, Quilapayún (Musical group), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 21 Mar. 1972; 24 May 1972.
BC0874 I know it's your day off, dear, but / produced by Marsha Bartlett.

Examination of domestic workers who manage the homes and children of other people. Intro: How...

Working classes -- United States., Household employees, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 25 May and 5 Jun, 1972
BC1758.10 Women in the economy / presented by Lauri Helmbold.

Ramparts Report, the weekly program of news and current happenings, brought to you by the staff...

Helmbold, Lori, Women -- Economic conditions., Economic history -- 1945-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 26 Apr. 1974.
BB2423 Delano now / Dolores C. Huerta ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Dolores C. Huerta (1930 - ), Vice President of the United Farm Workers and Director of Contract...

Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, Strikes -- Farm workers -- California., Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 Nov. 1969.
BC0932 Off we go ... / produced by Jan Legnitto.

What kind of women join the Air Force, how are they discriminated against by the military, and...

Women and the military, Legnitto, Jan., Women soldiers -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, United States. Air Force. KPFA, 31 Aug. 1972.
BC1661 Reflecciones de la Raza: September 8, 1973

Aircheck for "Reflecciones de la Raza", hosted by a woman (identity unknown), likely...

Strikes -- Vinyard workers -- Calfiornia., Report on the grape strike : boycott, costs and law enforcement during the strike., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, ca. September 8, 1973.
AZ0389 The Politics of nursing / produced by Toni Gray.

This documentary describes the history of the healing arts in the U.S., especially the women...

Medical care -- United States., Women -- Health., Nurses -- Political activity., Women at Work Broadcast awards., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 6, 1979.
KZ0856 Talking to the real Norma Rae : Crystal Lee Sutton / interviewed by Bob Aldrich and Sam Kushner.

KPFK's labor reporters Bob Aldrich and Sam Kushner interview Crystal Lee Sutton, the...

Aldrich, Bob., Sutton, Crystal Lee, 1940-2009, Labor unions -- Textile workers -- United States., Women labor unionists., Labor and laboring classes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kushner, Sam. KPFK, 1980.
KZ0734 Rise gonna rise : a portrait of Southern textile workers / Mimi Conway interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Mimi Conway describes the present status of the unionization of textile workers in the South....

Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Conway, Mimi., Women authors, Textile industry -- Southern states., Labor unions -- Textile workers -- Southern states., Rise gonna rise : a portrait of Southern textile workers / by Mimi Conway ; interviewed by Dorothy Healey., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 2 Sep. 1979.
KZ1152 Tribute to Barbara Nestor by her daughter Dorothy Healey

This program is Dorothy Healey's personal tribute to her mother Barbara Bass Nestor, who died...

Women, Nestor, Barbara., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Communists -- United States. KPFK, Dec. 9, 1979.
KZ1215 Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

This episode of "Lesbian Sisters" features an interview with Deborah Posey, a Black...

Brown, Rita Mae., Posey, Deborah, Lesbian mothers, Socialism, Feminists, Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown ; interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Feb. 7, 1978.
KZ1071 Sexual shakedown : the sexual harassment of women on the job / Lin Farley interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Helene Rosenbluth interviews author Lin Farley on her book "Sexual shakedown: the sexual...

Farley, Lin, Sexism, Women -- Employment., Sexual harassment, Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Jan. 23, 1980.
KZ1219 International working women's day / Neda Azad

Using Rosa Luxemburg as a model of what women can do, Iranian feminist Neda Azad explains how...

Women's movement, Luxemburg, Rosa, 1871-1919, Azad, Neda, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 25, 1981.
KZ1216 Which side are you on? / produced by Susan Anderson.

Susan Anderson hosts an episode of "Richland woman" in honor of International Women...

Women -- Songs and music., International Women's Day, Working classes -- Songs and music., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 8, 1978.
KZ1035 Burn out! / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Catherine Stifter

Investigation of the burnout syndrome caused by overwork, over-involvement, and over-...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Burnout syndrome., Job Satisfaction., Stress., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 19, 1981.
KZ1034 Minority workers' health and safety : a panel of experts from Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers (OCAW)

Doctors from University of California, Los Angeles and Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers (OCAW)...

Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union, Moure, Rafael., Itaya, Sharon., Harris, Bill., Washington, William., Occupational health and safety., Labor unions, Minorities -- Employment -- United States., Minority workers' health and safety : an oil, chemical, and atomic workers panel / produced by Clare Spark., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 2, 1981.
KZ1164 International Union of Socialist Youth / Hilary Barnard interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Hilary Barnard, British president of the International Union of Socialist Youth, discusses the...

Barnard, Hilary., Socialism and youth., International Union of Socialist Youth, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 21, 1980.
KZ1079 Solidarity day : Washington, D.C.

Actuality from the rally against the Reagan administration; includes statements by Lane Kirkland...

Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010, Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Steinem, Gloria, Kirkland, Lane., Lowry, Joseph., Government, Resistance to., Labor solidarity., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 21, 1981.
KZ1163 Poland / Karel Kovanda interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Karel Kovanda, a Czechoslovakian who emigrated to the United States in 1970 at the age of 25,...

Kovanda, Karel, 1944-, Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Czechoslovakia., Poland--Politics and government--1980-1989. KPFK, Sept. 7, 1980.
BC1173 The Household worker and the employment agency / produced by Bonnie Bellow.

Part of a series entitled "The Household Worker" that investigates the problems faced...

Women -- Employment., Household Technicians of America, Household employees, Natinal Committee on Household Employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 11 Dec. 1972.
BC2770 Women and credit and other reports / produced by Robert Krulwich.

Reports on women and credit; a history of how the CIA hired or paid or gathered information from...

BANKS & BANKING, Economics., Women -- Finance, Personal, Harrington, Michael., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 16 July 1975.
BB3615 Interview with a Texas working girl / interviewed by Charles Hayden.

A sex worker from Texas discusses her life with Charles Hayden (later Randy Wicker). She talks...

Prostitutes -- Personal narratives., Interview with a Texas working girl / interviewed by Charles Hayden., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wicker, Randy Hayden. WBAI, 19 Mar. 1964.
BC2796 The Occupational health status of women / Vilma Hunt.

Talk on the occupational health status of women at the Annual Meeting of the American...

Women -- Health., Hunt, Vilma R., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Employment -- United States., Hricko, Andrea, Marrett, Cora Bagley, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947- WBAI, 1975.
BC2917 Prostitution / Marilyn Haft and Susan Maurer ; interviewed by Viv Sutherland.

Susan Maurer, Vice President of NOW-NY and Chair of NOW's Committee on Prostitution, and...

Sutherland, Viv., Sex-oriented businesses, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Maurer, Susan, Haft, Marilyn, Prostitution. WBAI, 1976.
BB3554 Dolores Huerta : Vice President of the United Farm Workers / interviewed by Maria Huffman.

Dolores Huerta, Vice President of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee discusses the...

Huffman, Maria., Labor leaders., Strikes -- Delano (Calif.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Huerta, Dolores, 1930- WBAI, 23 Feb. 1968.
BC1225 Dial 'O' for operator / produced by Bonnie Bellow and Nanette Rainone.

Examination of the New York Telephone worker. Includes interviews with Louella Smith, who filed...

Rainone, Nanette., Bellow, Bonnie., Telephone operators -- Personal narratives., Telecommunication systems., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 26 Oct. 1972.
BC2072 After the news : work / Selma James ; interviewed by Nanette Rainone.

Selma James, proponent of the idea of "Wages for Housework", is interviewed by WBAI...

James, Selma., Home economics., Women -- Employment -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 28 Nov. 1974.
BB3904 The California grape strike / reported by Nanette Rainone.

Dolores Huerta, Vice President of the National Farm Workers AFL-CIO and Grape Boycott...

Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, Farm workers -- California., Strikes -- California., Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 8 Dec 1968.
BC2216 The Capitalist function of the family / Sarah Elbert and Silvia Federici

On April 5 and 6, 1975, the New School chapter of the Union of Radical Political Economists...

Federici, Silvia., Capitalism., Domestic relations -- History., Home economics., Housewives, Elbert, Sarah, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wages -- Housewives WBAI, ca. April 1975
BC1069 Household workers / produced by Nanette Rainone and Bonnie Bellow.

This report is on the recent and unprecedented organization of household workers, and includes...

Household employees, Labor organizing., Natinal Committee on Household Employment, Household Technicians of America, Sloan, Edith Barksdale, Bellow, Bonnie., Rainone, Nanette., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 13, 1972.
BC1717 Women Office Workers (W.O.W.) speak out

Women office workers, members of the group W.O.W. (Women Office Workers) tell their experiences...

Women workers., Labor unions -- Minority membership., Office workers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, either April 16 or 23, 1974
BC0426 Training the woman to know her place / Sandra Bem and Darryl Bem.

Doctors Sandra and Darryl Bem, husband and wife and professors of psychology at Standford...

Bem, Darryl., Sex role, Women -- Psychology., Bem, Sandra L., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, May 1971 and KPFT, February 15, 1972
BC2196.16 Women in publishing / produced by Viv Sutherland.

Presentations by eight feminist representatives of women's groups at several major...

Women's publishers and publishing., Publishers and publishing., Publishers and publishing -- Political aspects., National Organization for Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Harrington, Bonnie WBAI, May 31 1975
BC2663 All The Livelong Day: The Meaning And Demeaning Of Routine Work / by Barbara Garson; interviewed by Bonnie Bellow.

Bonnie Bellow talks with Barbara Garson (b. 1941), the author of "Macbird," about her...

Garson, Barbara., Work -- Psychological aspects., Women authors, LABOR, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 14, 1975
WZ0123 Union Maids / Vicky Starr aka Stella Nowicki; produced by Sophie's Parlor Media Collective.

Interview with Vicky Starr (1916-2009), featured as "Stella Nowicki" in the...

Women labor unionists., Women authors, Labor unions -- Illinois -- Chicago, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, 15 April 1977
WZ0065 Geology, sexism and racism / produced by Rich Pollack.

The field of geology has long been considered a club with the petro, coal and mining companies....

Geology -- Vocational guidance., Racism., Discrimination in employment., Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, June 7, 1977.
WZ0194 The artist as entrepreneur / Rosemary E. Reed Miller ; interviewed by Elaine Heffernan.

Rosemary E. Reed Miller, owner and president of an accessory and clothing store, Toast and...

Reed Miller, Rosemary E., Women artists, Black women -- Economic aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women-owned business enterprises WPFW, May 19, 1981.
BB2250.03 Women speak out against fascism (Episode 3 of 12)

A panel at the conference called by the Black Panther Party the weekend of July 18-20 in Oakland...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fascism., African American Women, Black Panther Party, Working class women, African Americans--Civil rights--History, KPFA open hour, United front against fascism conference, Women speak out against fascism (1969) KPFA, 11 Aug. 1969
BB2402 The two-factor theory / Louis O. Kelso and Patricia Hetter interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Louis O. Kelso and Patricia Hetter, originators of the economic theory "Two-factor theory,...

Kelso, Louis O., Kelso, Patricia Hetter, Economics., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 12, 1970
AZ0534 Rosie, the red riveter / William Mandel.

Inspired by viewing the documentary The Life And Times Of Rosie The Riveter, Mandel explores the...

Women -- Soviet Union., Working classes -- Political activity., Communism -- United States., Women -- Employment., Women's rights, Radio call-in shows, Life and times of Rosie the Riveter (Motion picture), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 8, 1980
BB2366.05 The economics of oppression (Episode 5 of 7)

Joan Jordan, a former factory worker who was replaced by automation and is now a student at San...

Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment., Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Jordan, Joan, Women -- Social conditions., Oppression of Women teach-in, San Francisco, 1969, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 4, 1970
BB2366.06 Working class women (Episode 6 of 7)

Two talks about "Working class women" given at a teach-in on the oppression of women...

Baskett, Charlene., House, Lillian., Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment., Women -- Social conditions., Oppression of Women teach-in, San Francisco, 1969, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 5, 1970
AZ0147 Samille Gooden interviewed by Angela Davis

Angela Davis speaks with Samille Gooden, president of local 1695 of the American Federation of...

Gooden, Samille., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Labor unions -- Minority membership., Minority women -- United States., Women, Black., Women labor unionists., African Americans, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 23, 1978
AZ0471.05 Out of the kitchen and into the sweat shop : the story of working women in America / produced by Joanna Brouk and Toni Maher. (Episode 5 of 7)

A survey of the lives and works of Emma Goldman, Rose Schneiderman, Mother Jones, Jane Addams,...

Working women in America., Brouk, Joanna, 1949, Women -- Employment -- United States., Working classes -- United States -- Political activity., Great women, Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940, Jones, Mother, 1837-1930, Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972, Addams, Jane, 1860-1935, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 16, 1979.
AZ0581.03 Cancer / produced by Michael Singsen and Peggy Stein. (Episode 3 of 5)

Cancer--it can be caused by the work we do. But how much? What causes it? Who is to blame? What...

Cancer, Carcinogens., Occupational health and safety., Petroleum chemicals industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States, Cameron, Buck, Coye, Molly Joel, Epstein, Samuel S., Dryden, Stanley, Rankin, Alexis, Schneiderman, Marvin, Swanson, Steve, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mazzocchi, Tony KPFA, July 16, 1981
AZ0581.04 Genetic hazards / produced by Michael Singsen and Mary Shinoff. (Episode 4 of 5)

How do the jobs we do affect our unborn generations? What are genetic toxins? How can we protect...

Dibromochloropropane, Occupational reproductive hazards., Occupational health and safety., Birth defects, Petroleum chemicals industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States, United States. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, United States. Toxic Substances Control Act, Cavalli, Richard, Coye, Molly Joel, Dryden, Stanley, Hricko, Andrea, Mazzocchi, Tony, Oppenheimer, Carol, Robbins, Anthony S., Swanson, Steve, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 1981
BB0521.12 Suffocation in suburbia 4: Education: training ground or playground? / Kate Mueller (Episode 12 of 15)

Part 12 of KPFA's presentation of the University of California's Medical Center...

Mueller, Kate Hevner, 1898-1984, The challenge to women : the biological avalanche, Suffocation in suburbia, Sex discrimination in education, Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 22, 1965
AZ0445 Interview with Ukranian woman manager / William Mandel

23rd Annual International Women's Day Broadcast in this series. Translated interview (English on...

Mandel, William M., Labor unions -- Clothing workers -- Soviet Union., Women -- Soviet Union., Working classes -- Soviet Union., Women executives, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 10, 1980
AZ0552 Health and safety in the automated office: VDTs / produced by Mara Liasson

This short documentary examines the impact of the machine that best represents the automation of...

Zaret, Milton, Video display terminals., Occupational health and safety., Office workers -- Health hazards., Women labor unionists., Bertinuson, Janet, Women at Work Broadcast awards., Women labor union members--United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women employees, Palter, Helen S. KPFA, March 7, 1981
AZ0585 Women on the global assembly line / produced by Mary Sinclair and Maggie Geddes

This half-hour documentary focuses on a dual theme: the increasingly internationalized...

Assembly-line methods., Multinational corporations -- Third World., Women -- Employment., Third World -- International business enterprises., Third World -- Industrial promotion., International business enterprises -- Employees., Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, International Women's Day, 1981 KPFA, March 8, 1981
AZ0580 Melody Ermachild, private eye / interviewed by Philip Maldari

Melody Ermachild, a forty-year old mother, describes how she got started doing private...

Chavis, Melody Ermachild, Women -- Employment re-entry., Women detectives., Pratt, Elmer Geronimo, Radio call-in shows, Jurors -- United States, Discrimination in justice administration -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, Hell's Angels KPFA, May 1981
AZ0642.10 Majority report, November 18, 1982: Schlafly v. English, Olivia's 10th Birthday, Update on Silkwood, Planetary conjunction

Marci Lockwood and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, November 18, 1982. Segments: 1. News...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lockwood, Marci, Berson, Ginny Z., Schlafly, Phyllis, English, Deirdre, Randall, Julia., Rowland, Betty, Dlugacz, Judy, Olivia Records, Inc., Sundheim, Karen., Tucker, Kitty, Silkwood, Karen, 1946-1974., Robertson, Jean., Hill, Judith, Silver, Tosha, Radio news programs KPFA, Nov. 18, 1982
AZ0642.02 Majority report, November 1981: Farming women

A report on women farmers in California. With the increase of mechanization and the decreasing...

Women in agriculture, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Farms, Small, San Joaquin Valley (Calif.), Sacramento Valley (Calif.), Wood, Juanita Ballew, 1938- KPFA, Nov. 1981.
AZ0604 Charlotte Bunch: organizing in the '80s / interviewed by Karla Tonella

Charlotte Bunch talks about women organizing in the Reagan years. The mobilization organization...

Bunch, Charlotte, 1944-, Women -- Political activity., Feminism, Women's organizations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 5, 1981
BB2260 A new breed of lawyers / Carol Ruth Silver interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Attorney Carol Ruth Silver, Director of Berkeley Neighborhood Legal Services, is interviewed by...

Thompson, Elsa Knight, Silver, Carol Ruth., Lawyers., KPFA open hour, Legal aid., United States. Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, Berkeley Neighborhood Legal Services, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, October 27, 1969
AZ1663 The Woman and the Carpenter (Part 2 only)

Linda Schiffman interviews four tradeswomen, all employed in non-traditional work and enrollees...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Trade unions, Women carpenters, Apprenticeship programs KPFA, October 28, 1974
BC1689 Michael Korda and male chauvinism

Michael Korda, author of "Male Chauvinism and How It Works in the Home and Office",...

Korda, Michael, 1933-, Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1973 (day unknown)
BC2023 Let us now praise laboring men and women

A collage of labor news, history, music, poetry and comment. Produced by Jim Berland of KPFK...

Working classes -- United States., Labor and laboring classes -- United States., Let us now praise laboring men and women / produced by Jim Berland., Strikes -- Los Angeles., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 2 Sep 1974
BC1992 What have women done?

Based on the book published by the San Francisco Women's History Group, this program...

Women workers., Women labor union members--United States, Women -- History., Wages -- Housewives, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 2 Sep 1974
KZ1082 Out on the job : when to disclose your identity / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and David Fradkin.

"Ms. X," Joan Sprague, Jay Johnson, and Greg describe their experiences of being gay...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Discrimination in employment -- United States., Coming out (Sexual orientation), Rosenbluth, Helene KPFK, 20 June 1981.
BC0656 Professionals in crisis: call girls and prostitutes

Mary Bess and Peggy Holter interview three prostitutes, two male and one female, about the...

Sex-oriented businesses, Prostitution., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 24 Feb. 1972
KZ0118 Do working girls lead a glamorous life? / produced by Susan Anderson.

Susan Anderson's documentary about the lifestyle of prostitutes. Includes interviews with...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, St. James, Margo, Greenwald, Harold, 1910-, Millett, Kate., Chappelle, Lucia., Prostitutes -- Personal narratives. KPFK, 7 Mar. 1977.
BC1768 Why PASTA-MoMA?

Susan Bertram, Rose Kolmetz and Joan Rabenau, employees at the Museum of Modern Art, talk with...

Labor unions, Museums., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, ca. January 1974
KZ2598 Documentary on the Lowell Mill Girls and early textile mill workers

Documentary on women labor reform pioneers in the United States with a focus on the Lowell Mills...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Women textile workers, Women labor unionists., Labor unions -- Textile workers. KPFK, ca. October 1976
BC0657 Lady broadcasters : do you have to wear a jock to be one?

Four women disc jockeys from Los Angeles - Barbara Birdfeather, Gloria, Outrageous Nevada, and...

Women in the radio industry., Lady broadcasters : do you have to wear a jock to be one., Disc jockeys., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 2, 1972
BC0650 A minority of one

Women professors frequently number only one or two in college department. Tonight, four women Ph...

Calkin, Kathy., Spark, Clare., Women -- Personal narratives., Sex discrimination in employment, Minority of one / produced by Kathy Calkin and Rachel Kurn. **A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 22, 1972
BC0659 W.A.C.s, W.A.V.E.s, W.A.F.s, W.M.s. and wives

Documentary examining the problems of women in the military, their treatment, their resistance,...

Women soldiers -- United States., Women and the military, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 29, 1972
BC1097 Portrait of a dedicated woman : Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Communist, feminist activist Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964) is interviewed (by William...

Feminists -- Biography., Communist Party., Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, January 31, 1960 and WPFW, August 7, 1977
KZ2719 International Woman's Day Coalition of Labor Union Women

The International Women's Day program for 1981 features four members of the Coalition of...

Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.), International Women's Day, Women labor unionists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, March 8, 1981
KZ4167 Kathryn Kish Sklar speaks on married women workers

Kathryn Kish Sklar speaks on the radical impact married women workers, and their ability to...

Sklar, Kathryn Kish, Women workers., CHILD CARE, Women -- Economic conditions., Married women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, September 1, 1981
TZ0002 The telephone voices / produced by Jim Higgins

This program contains interviews with several Southwestern Bell directory assistance operators,...

Telephone operators -- Personal narratives., Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, possibly May 6, 1976
IZ1396 International Women's Day (1980) speakers

Tape of the celebration of International Women's Day 1980, sponsored by NOW-NY and the New...

International Women's Day, 1980, International Women's Day, Dee, Ruby., Omolade, Barbara, Albert, Marge., Copelon, Rhonda., Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. March 1980 (no broadcast info on tape)
IZ1090 The Velvet Sledgehammer: October 12, 1983

Production reel from the October 12, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, hosted and...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Office workers -- Personal narratives., Women's studies, Women workers., Computers -- Technological innovations., Technology -- Social aspects., Brown, Rita Mae., Technology and women. WBAI, 12 Oct. 1983
IZ1074 The Velvet Sledgehammer: February 13, 1980

Program contains a report on a recent women's basketball game between the New York Stars...

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, Women athletes, Women -- Employment -- United States., House construction., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Building trades--United States WBAI, 13 Feb. 1980
BC2196.15 The rights of employed and unemployed women / moderated by Viv Sutherland.

Panel discussion on the rights of employed and unemployed women. Participants are Laura Sager,...

Working classes -- Social conditions., National Organization for Women, Brook, Marilyn., Sager, Laura., Raff, David, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 14 Jun. 1975.
IZ1091 The Velvet Sledgehammer: November 16, 1983 (Part 2 only)

Production reel for November 16, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, hosted and produced by...

GHANA, Sexuality, Sex instruction, Women workers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Ghana, Mikell, Gwendolyn, Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998 WBAI, 16 Nov. 1983
IZ1350 Working women / produced by Bonnie Bellow and Brett Harvey

A program about women's work in American. This program contains portions of two speak-outs held...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Sex discrimination in employment, Working class women, Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008, Garment workers., Work -- Social conditions. WBAI, 1973 (day unknown)
IZ0397 Sojourner's Journal: The role of the Black woman worker

The role of the Black woman worker. An episode of Sojournour's Journal produced by Yasmine...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black women -- Economic aspects., Black women -- History., Black women -- Political activity., Black women -- Social conditions., African American Women, African American women employees WBAI, 1981 or 1982 (date unknown)
AZ1755 Lesbian and gay employment rights conference / produced by Katherine Davenport.

A recording of the Lesbian and Gay Employment Rights Conference, sponsored by The Lesbian Rights...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- Laws and legislation, Gays--Employment, Discrimination in employment -- United States. WBAI, 21 Aug. 1985.
IZ1081 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 23, 1981

Aircheck of The Velvet Sledgehammer from December 23, 1981. Hosted and produced by Judy...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Deuce (Musical group), Women musicians., Women workers., Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 WBAI, 23 Dec. 1981
IZ1098 Velvet Sledgehammer: March 28, 1984[?]

Production reel for the March 28 (1984?) episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Contains a women...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Garment workers., Wages -- Garment workers--Los Angeles (Calif.)., Women workers., Hospitals -- Employees, Abortion, Sterilization (Birth control). WBAI, 28 Mar. 1984?
IZ1086 The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 29, 1983

Production reel for June 29, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced and hosted by...

Women authors, Pacifism., Women -- Medical care., Walker, Alice, 1944-, Kollwitz, Kathe Schmidt, 1867-1945., Klepfisz, Irena, 1941-, Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950, Forché, Carolyn, Paley, Grace., Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Griffin, Susan., LE SUEUR, MERIDEL., Corea, Gena, Dworkin, Andrea., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 Jun. 1983
IZ0440.02 P.O.N.Y. (Prostitutes of New York): Pornography

Iris De La Cruz interviews artist and activist Annie Sprinkle, who describes her experience...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Pornography -- Social aspects., Sprinkle, Annie, 1954- WBAI, 3 Sep. 1980.
IZ0536 What's happening to the family?

WHAT'S HAPPENING TO THE FAMILY : Produced by WBAI and Dave Metzger. Recorded on January 30...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Family -- Public opinion., Family -- Social aspects., Sexuality, Women -- Employment., Petchesky, Rosalind P., Ross, Ellen, Meyerowitz, Ruth WBAI, 30 Jan. 1978.
IZ1087 The Velvet Sledgehammer: July 6, 1983

Production reel for the July 6, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, hosted and produced by...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Mormons, Women astronauts, Ride, Sally WBAI, 6 Jul. 1983
IZ0440.01 P.O.N.Y. (Prostitutes of New York): Decriminalization of Prostitution

Iris De La Cruz, chairperson of Prostitutes of New York, interviews Yolanda Jones from Black...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Prostitution., Wages -- Housewives, PONY (Prostitutes' association) WBAI, 9 Apr. 1980.
IZ1397 Roz Baxandall on the Coalition of Labor Union Women

Bonnie Bellow and Nanette Rainone talk with historian, Roz Baxandall, who attended the founding...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Women labor unionists., Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.), Baxandall, Rosalyn Fraad, 1939-, Working class women WBAI, April 10 and 11, 1974
IZ0449.25 Jane Trahey interviewed by Rebecca Tron Klinger

Jane Trahey (1923-2000), businesswoman, humorist, author, advertising pioneer, and one of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Trahey, Jane, Women in advertising., Sex discrimination against women, Sex discrimination in employment WBAI, April 20, 1978
IZ1383.03 Waitresses on strike

Judy Sackoff interviews Sophia Guthertz and Patty Gulino, two waitresses from Al Buon Gusto...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Strikes -- New York City., Restaurants -- Employees, Labor unions -- New York (City). WBAI, April 22, 1981
IZ1512 A celebration of Black womanhood: Black women in the health sciences (Tapes 5 and 7 only)

Actualities from Barnard College's conference "Celebration of Black Womanhood" held February 4-5...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Barnard Organization for Black Women Celebration of Black Womanhood, February 4, 1978, Blacks -- Education., African American women physicians, Minorities -- Education., Minority women -- Social conditions., Discrimination in education -- United States., NURSING & NURSES, African American Women WBAI, April 5, 1978?
IZ0449.05 Women's legal clinic: April 9, 1979-Sex discrimination in employment

Women's legal clinic. Broadcast live. Topic: Sex discrimination in employment. Hosted by...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sex discrimination in employment, Labor laws and legislation -- United States. WBAI, April 9, 1979.
IZ0449.15 Women's occupational health: August 10, 1981

Aircheck of Everywomanspace episode in a series on women's occupational safety and health,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Henifin, Mary Sue, 1953-, Women workers., Occupational health and safety. WBAI, August 10, 1981.
IZ1483 Physicist Freda Salzman interviewed by Eileen Zalisk

On this episode of Women in Science, Eileen Zalisk interviews physicist Freda Salzman (1927 -...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Salzman, Freda, 1927-1981, Women in science, Scientists., Physicists. WBAI, ca. 1979 (date unknown)
BC0724.01 Consciousness raising-WBAI (Episode 1 of 4): Housework

This is one of four episodes of WBAI's first Consciousness-raising series, originally titled: "...

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Consciousness raising., Women's movement, Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Social conditions., Women -- United States -- Social conditions., Women -- United States -- Personal narratives., Women -- Psychology. WBAI, ca. summer 1971.
IZ0449.03 Blanche Cooke on Crystal Eastman

Blanche Cooke talks about the life and work of Crystal Eastman (1881-1928), a radical, feminist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Occupational health and safety., Workers' compensation WBAI, circa January 1979.
IZ1383.01 Interview with a female apprentice plumber

Interview by Judy Sackoff with a woman in the construction trades, "Judy," a second-...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Building trades--United States, Women -- Employment -- Social conditions., Sex discrimination against women WBAI, December 1, 1980
IZ0449.12 Women's occupational health: December 15, 1980

Another in a series of programs on women and occupational safety and health produced by Dr....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Henifin, Mary Sue, 1953-, Nussbaum, Karen, Garson, Barbara., Women workers., Office workers -- Health hazards., Occupational health and safety. WBAI, December 15, 1980
IZ1421 The Future of Housework (Part 1 only)

Documentary about the future of housework, hosted by Celeste Wesson. Contains recordings from...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, The Future of Housework, Women workers., Household employees, Women -- Employment -- United States., Women -- Finance, Personal, Women -- Social conditions., Home economics., Kessler-Harris, Alice WBAI, December 20, 1977
IZ1383.02 Interview with Marsie Silvestro

Interview with Marsie Silvestro, campus minister at Manhattan College and member of the National...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Silvestro, Marsie, Women and religion., Religion -- Personal narratives., Women workers. WBAI, December 22, 1980
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