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Collection Details


Collection Name: Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project
Repository Name: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Schlesinger Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Dates Spanned: 1981-1983
Description: History notes : Under the auspices of the Schlesinger Library, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Women in Federal Government Oral History Project interviewed 39 women in appointive and civil service positions in various departments and offices of the U.S. federal government. Summary : Collection consists of biographical information, photographs, and some of the oral histories. Topics covered include the interviewee’s family background, education, choice and development of career and how it was affected by her sex, personal circumstances, memberships in organizations, awards, and her attitudes towards the Equal Rights Amendment and the women’s movement.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 39
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Civil service--United States; Federal government; Oral history; United States; United States--Officials and employees; Women employees--United States; Women government executives; Women in the civil service
Collection Code: OHC0001012