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American Women -- Work and unions

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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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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