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Collection Details


Collection Name: Women in Journalism Oral History Project
Repository Name: Washington Press Club Foundation. Women in Journalism [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
URL: http://npc.press.org/wpforal/ohhome.htm
Material Formats: [172 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1986-
Description: This award-winning, nationwide oral history project includes comprehensive, full-life interviews with women journalists who have made significant contributions to society through careers in journalism since the 1920s. The nearly sixty interviews provide an important documentary record of the experiences of women in seeking acceptance in journalism and the impact that this development has had on the reporting and editing of the nation's news. The interviews also document changes in the roles, expectations, opportunities, and obstacles for women in American society during this century. The oral history transcripts provide a large body of primary source material for scholars, students, teachers, and those who hope to make journalism a career.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 174
Interviews: [172 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; Intellectual life; Broadcasting; Economics; News and Print Journalism
ASP Subjects: Associated Press, New York, NY; Journalism; Journalists; National Press Club, Washington, DC; Oral history; United States; Women; Women journalists; Women journalists--United States; Women--History; Women's National Press Club, Washington, DC
Collection Code: OHC0000105