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American Women -- Work and unions

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PRA Archive #sort ascending Title Description Keywords Broadcast Date
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
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
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
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
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
BB3953 Women in media / Nicholas Johnson

Federal Communications Commissioner Nicholas Johnson speaking before the American Women in Radio...

Johnson, Nicholas, 1934-, Mass media -- Social aspects., Mass media and minorities., Mass media and women, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (7/96), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, May 26, 1970
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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