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American Women -- Work and unions

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PRA Archive # Titlesort descending Description Keywords Broadcast Date
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?
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
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
IZ1503 A tribute to Esther Rand

In June of 1981, tenant organizer Esther Rand of the East Side Tenant Council died at the age of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women labor union members--United States, Labor organizers., Tenants' associations -- New York (State) -- New York., Women in community organization WBAI, September 5, 1981
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
WZ0299 Coal country women / produced by Mary Kasamatsu

This is a three-part series on women in Appalachia in the 1970s: mining disasters, their lives...

Coal mine accidents -- Kentucky, Coal mines and mining, Women coal miners, Scotia Mine Disaster, Oven Fork, Ky., 1976, Women workers., Women labor unionists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Reece, Florence, 1900-1986 WPFW, 1982; KPFA, June 5, 19, 26, 1982
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: "...

,

...

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.
BC1446 Dear brother Erika / Erika Seastrom ; interviewed by Bonnie Bellow.

Erika Seastrom, a member for 20 years of the Printers Union, describes her life working under...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sexual harassment -- United States -- Personal narratives, Labor unions -- New York (City)., Women -- Employment. WBAI, Part 1: 2 Apr. 1973, 6 Apr. 1973; Part 2: 10 Apr. 1973, 11 Apr. 1973.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
IZ0449.21 Everywomanspace: November 1, 1982

Aircheck of Everywomanspace with Angela Gilliam from November 1, 1982. The guests are Sonja Dean...

CHILD CARE, Women for Racial and Economic Equality (Organization), Working class women, Women workers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 1, 1982.
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
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.
WZ0047 Harlan county USA / Nancy Barker and Hart Perry

Barry Parker from WPFW's Film Exchange interviews Nancy Barker and Hart Perry, respectively...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Barker, Nancy, Perry, Hart, Documentary films, Coal Miners' Strike, Harlan County, Ky., 1973, Harlan County USA (Motion picture), Kopple, Barbara WPFW, 28 Mar. 1977.
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
IZ1383.05 Helen Rogan and women in the modern Army

Judy Sackoff speaks with Helen Rogan, author of "Mixed Company: Women in the Modern Army....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rogan, Helen, Sex discrimination against women, Women soldiers -- United States., United States -- Armed Forces -- Women, Sexual harassment WBAI, February 25, 1982
IZ1438 History of women workers and women in the labor movement

Historian Dr. Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews historian Dr. Alice Kessler Harris about women and...

LABOR MOVEMENT, Working class women, Women employees, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kessler-Harris, Alice WBAI, May 1, 1982
IZ0607 Hot type / by Marjorie Lipsyte interviewed by Phyllis Kriegel

"Hot Type" is a novel about a woman working on a newspaper in the 1960's,...

Lipsyte, Marjorie, 1932-, Women authors, Women journalists., Sex discrimination in employment, Newspapers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 25, 1982
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.
BC2584 How to organize your workplace.

Panel discussion which covers successful efforts to organize women workers into women's caucuses...

Labor organizing., Women labor unionists., Women workers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, June 28, 1975
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
BC2196.23 Income taxes with Reva Calesky, feminist financial consultant / interviewed by Viv Sutherland

Viv Sutherland interviews feminist financial consultant Reva Calesky (1939-2012), owner of...

Women -- Finance, Personal, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 13, 1976
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.
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
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)
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
IZ1400 Jewish women in New York

Tapes selected from a panel on immigrant Jewish women which was part of a conference on Culture...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, Jewish women--United States, Immigrants -- United States -- Biography, Immigrants -- Economic conditions., Boycotts, Hyman, Paula, 1946-2011, Kessler-Harris, Alice WBAI, January 25, 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
WZ0002.02 Labor fights for the ERA

This episode of "Them and Us" is asking "Should labor unions support ERA (Equal...

Working classes -- United States., Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Discrimination in employment -- United States., Radio call-in shows, Women labor unionists., Labor unions, Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, January 19, 1978
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
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.
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.
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
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.
IZ1383.04 Louise Howe and Pink Collar Workers

Judy Sackoff interviews Louise Kapp Howe, author of "Pink Collar Workers," a book...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Howe, Louise Kapp, Women workers., Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment -- United States., Women -- Employment -- Social conditions. WBAI, February 2, 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.
IZ1502 Marge Albert: Union organizer / Bonnie Bellow

Marge Albert worked as an office worker for twenty-five years. After organizing her own office,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Distributive Workers Union, Labor organizing., Women labor union members--United States, Bellow, Bonnie. WBAI, February 24, 1974
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
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)
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.
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.
IZ0893 Our city, our lives: Women's work, women's health- Jeanne Stellman interviewed by Celeste Wesson

Jeanne Stellman interviewed by Celeste Wesson for the Public Affairs Department. of WBAI, NY....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Occupational health and safety -- United States., Working women WBAI, March 6, 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.
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.
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.
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.
IZ0528.02 People's law update: Affirmative action - where do we go from here?

Bob Lefcourt speaks with Judith Layzer from the office of Contract Compliance of New York City;...

People's law update, Bread and roses, Affirmative action -- Legal status, laws, etc., Affirmative action programs--Law and legislation, Affirmative action -- Analysis., National Conference of Black Lawyers (U.S.), Discrimination in employment., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 3, 1979
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)
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
IZ1464 School of hard knocks or, mallets with forethought

Jan Albert hosts his program about the resumed construction (after a 37-year of hiatus) of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Masonry, Building trades--United States, Women -- Employment., Working classes -- United States. WBAI, June 18, 1980
IZ1393 Sex discrimination: women of the C.U.N.Y. system

Mimi Rosenberg speaks with three women: Lilia Melani, Sandy Cooper, and Nancy Dean. They discuss...

Sex discrimination in employment, Sex discrimination against women -- United States, City University of New York, College teachers., Women scholars, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 1979
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.
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)
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.
IZ1474 Sophie Cohen speaks on the 1913 Paterson, New Jersey silk strike

This program is a talk give by Sophie Cohen, IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) worker who...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD., Silk Workers' Strike, Paterson, N.J., 1913, Women workers., Women labor unionists., Strikes -- Textiles. WBAI, November 27, 1976
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
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.
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.
IZ0382 The boycott of J.P. Stevens / produced by Celeste Wesson

Program produced by WBAI and Bill O'Neill. Recorded on July 8, 1977. Interview with Barbara...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Labor unions -- Textile workers -- Southern states., Labor unions -- Textile workers., Women labor unionists., Wertheimer, Barbara. WBAI, July 4, 1977
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
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
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
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.
BC0980 The Lawrence strike / Meredith Tax ; produced by Ann Snitow.

This program is a history of the Lawrence Strike, a poetic adaptation of "The Rising of the...

Tax, Meredith, Strikes -- Textiles., Radio adaptations., Women labor unionists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, May 21, 1972
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
IZ1510 The Velvet Sledgehammer: July 2, 1980: WREE Seminar on Racism

Production reel for the July 2, 1980 episode of the Velvet Sledgehammer. Contains excerpts from...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, RACISM, Racism -- Economic aspects., Women for Racial and Economic Equality (Organization), Sex discrimination against women, Race discrimination -- Economic aspects. WBAI, July 2, 1980
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
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
IZ1507 The Velvet Sledgehammer: March 5, 1978

The Velvet Sledgehammer, March 5, 1978, hosted by Rose Jordan. Begins with a song Cassie Culver...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminism, International Women's Day, Women's organizations., Women's movement -- Political activity., Women workers. WBAI, March 5, 1978
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
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