American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|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...
|American Women -- Work and unions||WPFW, 1982; KPFA, June 5, 19, 26, 1982|
|WZ0295.01||Visions: sculptor Altina interviewed by Pam Peabody||
WPFW's Visions, a series on visual arts, features an interview with Altina (Schinasi),...
|American Women -- Art and artists||WPFW, November 4, 1978|
|WZ0293||Black women and liberation movements conference (Part 2 only)||
Listening Post: Highlights from the "Black Women and Liberation Movements" Conference...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||WPFW, November 26, 1979|
|WZ0290||Kids talk about drugs / produced by Pamela Brooks||
A Washington D.C. Public Schools Radio Project with several children (mostly Black) from Savoy...
|American Women -- Parenting and children||WPFW, January 21, 1972|
|WZ0288||We regret to inform you: a radio drama by Grace Cavalieri||
This radio drama was written by Grace Cavalieri, directed by Dorothy Biondi [sp?], and consists...
|American Women -- Theater||WPFW, 1978|
|WZ0268||Reading of the short story, "Changes" by author Denise Oliver||
Reading of short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver / Produced by WPFW, Broadcast on KPFA....
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||KPFA, 3 May 1976|
|WZ0258||Caribbean poets festival: Gail Nichols||
This is a recording of poetry by Gail Nichols from the Caribbean Poets Festival. Poems read...
|American Women -- Poetry||WBAI?, 197?|
|WZ0256||Clips of women's voices and issues||
Tape labeled "Women's" and contains a list of clips related to the women's...
|American Women -- Reproductive rights, American Women -- Activists||WPFW, ca. 1979-12-20/1983-01-22?|
This episode of Upstream is on Mary Jefferson (1927 - 2002), a jazz and blues singer popular in...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||WPFW, November 11, 1981|
This episode of Upstream features filmmaker and poet Michelle Parkerson who talks about the...
|American Women -- Film and television, American Women -- Poetry||WPFW, October 8, 1981|
|WZ0255.06||Women in Washington, D.C.||
This episode of Upstream is on women and dating in Washington, D.C. Topics covered include...
|American Women -- Anthropology and societal role||WPFW, August 8, 1981|
|WZ0255.05||National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (Girls) Inc.||
This episode of Upstream is on the National Association of Colored Women's (and Girls...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, July 23, 1981|
|WZ0255.04||Miss Black America 1980||
This episode of Upstream features Sharon Wright, Miss Black America 1980. Wright was the...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, July 20, 1981|
|WZ0255.02||Black women of achievement: Stephanie Colbert Hopkins||
Interview with Stephanie Colbert Hopkins, president of Star Step, Inc, a public relations firm....
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, July 7, 1981|
|WZ0255.01||Interview with Mamie Williams||
This July is WPFW's tribute to women month, and Upstream is celebrating with programs about...
|American Women -- Religion, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, July 22, 1981|
|WZ0210||Black music / Ntozake Shange and Thulani Davis ; interviewed by Joan Thornell.||
Joan Thornell interviews Ntozake Shange (1948 - ), poet and playwright, and Thulani Davis (1949...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||WPFW, May 3, 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...
|American Women -- Art and artists, American Women -- Work and unions||WPFW, May 19, 1981.|
|WZ0185||A Retrospective on radical feminism / produced by Moira Rankin and Deborah George.||
A documentary that looks at the development of ideas that shaped the radical women's...
|American Women -- Radical Feminism||WPFW, 1980.|
|WZ0176||I Never Promised You a Rose Garden / Kathleen Quinlan ; interviewed by Barry Parker.||
Kathleen Quinlan (b. 1954), star of the film "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden,"...
|American Women -- Film and television||WPFW, Aug. 23, 1977.|
|WZ0173||Simplemente Jenny / Helena Solberg and Melanie Maholick ; interviewed by Ron Sutton and Pam Peabody.||
Latin American film director Helena Solberg-Ladd and editor Melanie Maholick, discuss their...
|American Women -- International women, American Women -- Film and television||WPFW, May 31, 1977.|
|WZ0164||Bernadette Devlin speech on Northern Ireland||
Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947), a leader of the Catholic Civil Rights movement in the late 1960s,...
|American Women -- International women||WPFW, ca. 1977|
|WZ0130||The growth of jazz / Betty Carter ; interviewed by Ed Love.||
Jazz singer Betty Carter (1930-1998) discusses her life, her music, and the changes in jazz...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||WPFW, ca. 1977|
|WZ0124||To create love with dry eyes: an interview with June Jordan by Deborah Morris.||
Poet, essayist, and novelist June Jordan is interviewed by author Deborah Morris. The two...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, Aug. 9, 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...
|American Women -- Work and unions||WPFW, 15 April 1977|
|WZ0122||The Presswomen / produced by Sophie's Parlor Media Collective||
Del Dobbins interviews Ilona O'Sullivan[sp?], Alice Arvin[sp?], Mary Duggan, wives of...
|American Women -- Relatives of notable men||WPFW, 1977?|
|WZ0119||It only hurts when you laugh / Robin Tyler; produced by Sophie's Parlor Media Collective.||
Feminist comedian Robin Tyler discusses her comedy, including her work as one-half of the comedy...
|American Women -- Comedians, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Feminism||WPFW, 6 Jul. 1977.|
|WZ0117||Blacks and the Washington D.C. ballet / Claire Haywood; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.||
Hosts Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan interview Claire Haywood (d. 1978), artistic director of...
|American Women -- Dance, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, May 9, 1977.|
|WZ0109||A woman artist speaks / Joyce Scott ; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.||
Artist Joyce J. Scott (b. 1948) talks about how she became an artist, and about creating and...
|American Women -- Art and artists||WPFW, July 27?, 1977.|
|WZ0101||Washington Area Feminist Theatre.||
On this episode of the Survival Clearing House for the Arts, host Naomi Eftis interviews Mary...
|American Women -- Theater||WPFW, 10? Aug. 1977|
|WZ0094||Sexual assault / produced by Sophie's Parlor Media Collective.||
On sexism, racism and rape; focus on the cases of Inez Garcia and Joan Little. Host Del Dobbins...
|American Women -- Violence against women||WPFW, July 15, 1977 and February 6, 1978|
|WZ0090||Heliotrope : a woman's magazine / Mary Bailey ; interviewed by Sandra Porter||
Sandra Porter interviews Mary Bailey, co-founder of the feminist publication "Heliotrope....
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||WPFW, May 27, 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....
|American Women -- Work and unions||WPFW, June 7, 1977.|
|WZ0052||Interview with Maureen Owen, publisher of Telephone Books and Telephone magazine; interviewed by Doug Lang.||
Modest discussion, low key, of the background and publishing career of Maureen Owen. There is...
|American Women -- Poetry||WPFW, Jan. 1977.|
|WZ0050||A blind blues street singer / Flora Molton ; interviewed by Natalie Reuss.||
Interview with Flora Molton, blind blues street-singer of the Washington, D.C. area. Flora tells...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||WPFW, Sept. 1976.|
|WZ0049||Four local Washington, D.C. poets / interviews by Hazel Robinson||
"A poet is -- a diary of the soul." Thus begins one of Hazel Robinson's poems and...
|American Women -- Poetry||WPFW, Oct. 19, 1976.|
|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 -- Work and unions, American Women -- Film and television||WPFW, 28 Mar. 1977.|
|WZ0046||Of Woman Born by Adrienne Rich / reviewed by Doris Grumbach and Carolyn Kizer.||
Review of Adrienne Rich's book "Of Woman Born" by Doris Grumbach and Carolyn...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||WPFW, Dec. 4, 1976.|
|WZ0031||Four women poets / Diana Vance, Nefretete, Deirdra Baldwin, and Ann Leffler ; interviewed by Grace Cavalieri||
Host Grace Cavalieri interviews four women poets: Diana Vance, Nefretete[sp?], Deirdra Baldwin,...
|American Women -- Poetry||WPFW, Sept. 17, 1976.|
|WZ0027||Back Alley Theatre / Naomi Eftes and Elaine Heffernan interviewed by Ree Austin||
Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan, two local Washington, D. C. artists and housewives, discuss...
|American Women -- Art and artists, American Women -- Theater||WPFW, Mar. 31, 1977.|
|WZ0020||Three women poets / Gabrielle Edgcomb, Barbara Lefcowitz, and Lee Howard||
This episode of The poet and the poem focuses on three women poets: Gabrielle Edgcomb (1926-1996...
|American Women -- Poetry||WPFW, Sept. 26, 1976.|
|WZ0019||Changes / written and read by Denise Oliver.||
This program features a reading of the short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver, former...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, Apr. 1976.|
|WZ0014||Among all this, you stand like a fine brownstone : Gwendolyn Brooks / produced by Taliba Holliday.||
Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 - 2000), the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry...
|American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Theater||WPFW, 1977; 2 Feb. 1978.|
|WZ0002.02||Labor fights for the ERA||
This episode of "Them and Us" is asking "Should labor unions support ERA (Equal...
|American Women -- Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), American Women -- Work and unions||WPFW, January 19, 1978|
|WZ0002.01||Discrimination at work: federal workers and equal opportunity||
On whether the federal government has successfully implemented its own equal opportunity program...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||WPFW, Mar. 20, 1977 and KPFA, May 1, 1978|
|TZ0083||KPFT Special Women's Day program (1987)||
This tape contains several clips of readings of women's literature or speeches to be used...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Feminism||KPFT, March 8, 1987|
|TZ0080||Jane Fonda and the Indochina Peace Campaign in Houston||
Aircheck of an interview with Jane Fonda of the Indochina Peace Campaign, along with Bob...
|American Women -- Vietnam conflict||KPFT, October 16, 1973|
|TZ0031||Ozark rap: experiences of women in the mid 1930s to the 1960s / produced by Clara Kern||
This is an episode of Clara Kern's special series "Ozark rap." In this program...
|American Women -- Women's history||KPFT, July 1981 and November 1984? (see folio)|
|TZ0028||It's your body / by Dr. Niels Lauersen interviewed by Clara Kern||
Producer Clara Kern interviews Dr. Niels Lauersen on the responsibility and prerogatives of...
|American Women -- Health||KPFT, October 1982.|
|TZ0027||Poems from a woman's experience/ written and read by Clara Kern||
A woman's voice - Features poetry written and read by producer/poet Clara Kern. Broadcast...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFT, July 1982.|
|TZ0024||Voices from the westward journey / compiled by Lillian Schlissel ; produced by Clara Kern.||
In this radio adaptation of "Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey" compiled by...
|American Women -- Women's history||KPFT, July 1982.|
|TZ0021||An Interview with Margie Adam / produced by Clara Kern.||
An interview with songwriter Margie Adam by KPFT's Clara Kern. They discuss changing...
|American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFT, May 1981.|
|TZ0009||Citizen's Party Vice-Presidential candidate / LaDonna Harris interviewed by Ray Hill and Richard King||
LaDonna Harris was the vice-presidential candidate and running mate of Dr. Barry Commoner on the...
|American Women -- Politicians and politics||KPFT, October 1980?|
|TZ0004||The Hite report / panel on women's sexuality with Shere Hite||
Shere Hite participates with a panel of women on women's relationships to sex and work....
|American Women -- Sex||KPFT, Apr. 20, 1977.|
|TZ0002||The telephone voices / produced by Jim Higgins||
This program contains interviews with several Southwestern Bell directory assistance operators,...
|American Women -- Work and unions||KPFT, possibly May 6, 1976|
|PZ0492||Second Birth: Anais Nin At College Of Marin, California, 1973||
Anais Nin [1903-1977] speech to students at College of Marin, California, 1973. She discusses...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||Pacifica National Programming, 1973|
|PZ0134.02||Abortion: a matter of life and death (Episode 2 of 13)||
This is the second of thirteen episodes in this series. This program traces the legislative...,
Folio description: Birth and death: the seemingly clear points that mark the beginning and end...,
|PZ0073||The end of E.R.A. news conference / Eleanor Smeal.||
Eleanor Smeal gives a speech on the non-ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, sex...
|American Women -- Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)||Pacifica National Programming, ca. June 24, 1982|
|PZ0047.10||Life and death : the issue of abortion (Episode 10 of 15)||
The tenth in the series Bill of Rights Radio Education Project, co-sponsored by the Pacifica...
|American Women -- Reproductive rights||KPFA, 10 February 1983.|
|PZ0041||May 3, 1981 march on the Pentagon / Bella Abzug||
May 3, 1981 March on the Pentagon organized by the People's Antiwar Coalition/May 3...
|American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism||KPFK?, May 3, 1981|
|PZ0035||Margaret Thatcher / by Helen Boaden.||
The second of two parts of BBC's Helen Boaden's report on the effects of British Prime...
|American Women -- Politicians and politics||Pacifica National Programming, 1981?|
|PZ0031||A Packet beating like a heart / by Eloise Klein Healy ; recorded by Catherine Stifter.||
Eloise Klein Healy reads from her newly published book of poetry "A Packet Beating Like A...
|American Women -- Poetry||Pacifica National Programming, ca. December 1980|
|KZ4547||Interview with attorney Susan McGreivy on the Norton Sound lesbian purges from the Navy||
Susan McGreivy, attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the present state of...
|American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Law||KPFA, 1980?|
|KZ4531||Margie Adam live at KPFK||
Margie Adam performs live at KPFK studio A during her tour for National Coalition of Women'...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFK, Sept. 24, 1980.|
|KZ4500||Lesbian sisters: October 5, 1976||
This is Helene Rosenbluth's first episode of the series "Lesbian Sisters" on KPFK...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFK, October 5, 1976|
|KZ4464.02||Richland woman: April 10, 1974-Passover edition||
Richland Woman, a music program special Passover edition, is presented by Roberta Friedman....
|KPFK, 10 Apr. 1974|
|KZ4464.01||Richland Woman: March 27, 1974||
Richland Woman, a music program with traditional music from around the world, is presented by...
|ca. March 27, 1974 and March 23, 1994|
|KZ4398||Where do we go from here?||
This recording is introduced as an episode of "Where do we go from here?" hosted by Helene...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- International women||KPFK, ca. June 27, 1978?|
|KZ4183||Sojourn Shelter for Battered Women||
This program was produced to be broadcast during Domestic Violence Awareness Week. This...
|American Women -- Violence against women||KPFK, October 3, 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...
|American Women -- Work and unions||KPFK, September 1, 1981|
|KZ4085||Andrea Dworkin interviewed by Josy Catoggio||
Feminist writer Andrea Dworkin talks about her latest novel, Mercy, with Josy Catoggio of KPFK...
|American Women -- Radical Feminism, American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFK, 1990?|
|KZ4064||Take Back the Night march featuring a speech by Andrea Dworkin||
Actuality of the Women Take Back the Night march held in Los Angeles on April 19, 1980. Contains...
|American Women -- Radical Feminism, American Women -- Violence against women||KPFK, 19 Apr. 1980.|
|KZ4061||Meg Christian performs at the 1981 West Coast Women's Music Festival||
Meg Christian performs at the 1981 West Coast Women's Music Festival just after the release...
|American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Lesbians||1981?|
|KZ4036||Carolyn Forché reads her poetry||
Poet Carolyn Forché reads her poetry live in front of an audience. Forché, who taught at San...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFK, Sep. 1983.|
|KZ3946||Lesbian nation / Jill Johnston||
KPFK's Barbara Cady and Los Angeles Free Press reporter Helen Koblin interview Jill Johnston,...
|American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFK, 22 July 1975.|
|KZ3772||Governor Reagan's Ladies Day address to the Commonwealth Club||
Governor Ronald Reagan's Ladies' Day address to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco...
|American Women -- Men's commentary and experiences, American Women -- Politicians and politics||KPFA, 1969?|
|KZ2784||Charlotte Bunch and panel Q&A at the Gay Academic Union conference (1979)||
This recording contains a speech given by Charlotte Bunch from the Gay Academic Union conference...
|American Women -- Lesbians||KPFK, ca. November 1979|
|KZ2783||Space and social change: Dolores Hayden interviewed by Sheila de Bretteville and Clare Spark Loeb||
Dolores Hayden, architect and founder of Women in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and...
|American Women -- Art and artists||KPFK, 18 Jul. 1973|
|KZ2779||Edith Piaf : a tribute / produced and narrated by Ruth Hirschman||
Ruth Hirschman produced and narrated this biography of French singer Edith Piaf (1915 - 1963)....
|American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Autobiographies and Biographies, American Women -- International women||KPFK, 14 July 19??.|
|KZ2743||Kate Millett goes on all day about Simone de Beauvoir||
Kate Millett speaks about Simone de Beauvoir as a biographer (38 min.). After some blank spots...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||ca. April 1985?|
|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...
|American Women -- Work and unions||KPFK, March 8, 1981|
|KZ2652||Rona Fields interviewed by Clare Spark about the psychology of Northern Ireland||
Clare Spark interviews Dr. Rona M. Fields, author of "Society under siege, a psychology of...
|American Women -- Psychology and psychotherapy, American Women -- International women||KPFK, September 3, 1976|
|KZ2639||Domestic violence and the homeless women: Carol Mackay and Mollie Lowery||
Two speeches at a Domestic Violence Services Conference: Carol Mackay's talk on "rural...
|American Women -- Violence against women||ca. 198? (no broadcast information available)|
|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 -- Work and unions||KPFK, ca. October 1976|
|KZ2569||Maryknoll Sisters on Leon, Nicaragua, 1981||
Talk by Maryknoll Sisters recorded during a June 1981 visit to Nicaragua by a study group of...
|American Women -- International women||KPFK ca. June 1981? (no broadcast info on tape)|
|KZ2487||Angela Davis at Occidental College||
Angela Davis, faculty member at San Francisco College, and sponsored by the Alliance Against...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||1984? (date unknown)|
|KZ2466||Rosa Parks: Alabama bus boycotts start||
Box label: Voice of Rosa Parks heard by phone telling her story of refusal to give up her seat...
|American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination||unknown|
|KZ2393||I remember Mama||
Collage of interviews with women talking about mothering. Recorded and broadcast: May 9, 1982....
|American Women -- Parenting and children||KPFK, May 9, 1982|
|KZ2333||Charlotte Bunch: I'm a woman||
Charlotte Bunch speaks about the feminist movement and receives comments from reporters and...
|American Women -- Feminism, American Women -- Authors and journalists||ca. 1978|
|KZ1929||Ragtime women / Max Morath interviewed by Mario Casseta||
Max Morath discusses his discovery of over 100 ragtime piano compositions by middle class white...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFK, ca. Jan 1978? (no broadcast info on box)|
|KZ1426||Arttalks: Alice Aycock interviewed by Jane Hall and Don Joyce (Episode 4)||
Sculptor Alice Aycock (b. 1946) discusses her life and work with Jane Hall and Don Joyce....
|American Women -- Art and artists||KPFK, 1980|
|KZ1373||Battles, feats and solitude: the writings of Colette / produced by Maureen McIlroy||
Dramatic documentary on the life and views of Colette and her feminist writings. An original...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Autobiographies and Biographies||KPFK, 29 Nov. 1979|
|KZ1340||Women in science / Dr. Mary B. Kennedy, Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne and Maureen Ockert||
On this episode of The Wizard show, hosts Robert Nelson and Shel Plotkin talk with Professor...
|American Women -- Science and scientists||KPFK, 11 Feb. 1982|
|KZ1290||Yoko Ono interview / by Barbara Cady.||
Musician and artist Yoko Ono discusses the feminist movement and its relationship to the mass...
|American Women -- Art and artists, American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFK, Mar. 20, 1981.|
|KZ1288||New York, capitol of the 20th century / Elizabeth Hardwick||
Novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick presents "New York, Capitol of the 20th Century...
|American Women -- Women's history||KPFK in two parts, Jan. 6 and 13, 1982|
|KZ1287||Women's concert (II): works by women composers at the Bing Theater||
Women classical musicians performing music by women composers. Recorded at the Bing Theater, Los...
|American Women -- Music and musicians||KPFK, May 25, 1977|
|KZ1283||Number our days / Dr. Barbara Meyerhoff interviewed by Barbara Cady||
Dr. Barbara Meyerhoff, author of "Number our days" discusses her book about the elder...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Aging||KPFK, May 1, 1979|
|KZ1282||Cinderella complex / Colette Dowling interviewed by Barbara Cady||
Author Colette Dowling discusses her book "Cinderella complex" (Summit Books) with...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFK, June 29, 1981|
|KZ1281.05||The poet's voice (Episode 5)||
This is the fifth episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes of...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFK, July 9, 1982|
|KZ1281.04||The poet's voice (Episode 4)||
This is the fourth episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFK, July 2, 1982|
|KZ1281.03||The poet's voice (Episode 3)||
This is the third episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes of...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFK, June 26, 1982|