Tapes selected from a panel on immigrant Jewish women which was part of a conference on Culture and Community among New York Jews which took place January 27-29, 1979, sponsored by the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research in cooperation with the Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University and made possible by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. Two of three segments from this panel are presented here: a talk on immigrant women and consumer protest by Paula Hyman of Columbia University, and a talk on wage-earning women in the labor movement by Alice Kessler Harris by Hofstra University. Panel is introduced by writer Vivian Gornick. Hosted by Eileen Zalisk. This program was presented as part of WBAI's day of programming on Jewish life and culture.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.