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COLLECTION Identifier: T-380

Audiotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1974-2000

Collection includes radio appearances or speeches by Ellen Bravo, PSAs (Public Service Announcements) for 9 to 5, and interviews with other members.

Dates

  • 1974-2000

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the audiotapes created by the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women is held by 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.) as long as the organization exists. Copyright in other audiotapes in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Audiotapes may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

22 audiotapes

Series I, Radio appearances,1974-2000 (#1-19), includes primarily commentary by and interviews with Ellen Bravo discussing pay equity, sexual harassment in the workplace, and national and 9 to 5 Milwaukee chapter's activities. Also included are PSAs (Public Service Announcements) for 9 to 5. Materials are audiocassettes except where noted.

Series II, Speeches and interview, n.d., 1990 (#20-22), contains two speeches by Ellen Bravo and an oral history interview with a Boston 9 to 5 member.

HISTORY

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin, chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, was founded by office workers Kitty Barber, Anne Devitt, Jocelyn May, Penny Pond, and labor activist Ellen Bravo in September 1982. 9 to 5 Milwaukee became one of many 9 to 5 chapters located throughout the country that advocated for women office workers.

ARRANGEMENT

The collection is arranged in two series:
  1. Series I. Radio appearances, 1974-2000 (#1-19)
  2. Series II. Speeches and interview, n.d., 1990 (#20-22)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2005-M91

The audiotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women was given to the Schlesinger Library by 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.). Milwaukee Chapter, in August 2005.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library. See the Records of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1973-2005 (MC 655), and Videotape Collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1982-2001 (Vt-186). See also Records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1972-1980 (79-M16--81-M121), Additional records 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1972-1985 (82-M189--86-M213), Additional records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1972-1986 (88-M96--89-M104), and Videotapes of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1978-1980 (Vt-10).

Processing Information

Processed: November 2010

By: Melissa Dollman
Link to catalog
Title
9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.). Milwaukee Chapter. Audiotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1974-2000: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01320

Repository Details

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