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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Beth Campbell Short
RLIN number: NXCP92-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Women Journalists
Description: Childhood in Oklahoma: influence of mother on career; B.A., Christian College, Columbia, Missouri; graduate studies in journalism University of Oklahoma, 1929; general assignment reporter, religion editor, Springfield (Missouri) Leader; feature reporter, Daily Oklahoman: reputation as "stunt girl" reporter and columnist, fiction writing for the feature page, reflections on exploits of women journalists in the 1930s; Associated Press [AP], Washington, D.C., 1936-: coverage of Eleanor Roosevelt, Marriage to AP reporter Joseph Short, rivalries within Washington, D.C. Press Corps; Gridiron Club, Women's National Press Club; restrictions on women journalists; recollections of friends and colleagues.
Extent: Transcript: 81 leaves, Tape: 5 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by the Washington Press Club Foundation in Washington, D.C , 1990. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Short, Beth Campbell, 1909-1988
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker place of birth: Oklahoma; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1987
Interviewer: Knight, Margot
People discussed: Eleanor Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Roosevelt, Mrs. Franklin Delano
Organizations discussed: Associated Press, New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Associated Press, New York, NY; Eleanor Roosevelt; Feminism; Journalism; Journalism--Social aspects; Journalists; Newspapers; North America; Oral history; Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Roosevelt, Mrs. Franklin Delano; United States; United States--Politics and government; Women journalists
Topics discussed - Other terms: Campbell, Beth 1909-1988; Daily Oklahoman; Journalism--Religion; Women's Liberation Movement
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021305-16744