Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Fran Leeper Buss with low-income and minority women of all ages and from various geographic areas. The interviews focus on the experiences of being poor and female. Especially strong on issues of employment and family life, they include information on sexual harassment, welfare programs, domestic violence, alcohol and drug abuse, and issues of race and class. The production and indexing of the transcripts was a collaborative project of the Southwest Institute for Research and Women at the University of Arizona and the Schlesinger Library on the History of American Women at Radcliffe College, with funding from the Ford Foundation. The interviews are indexed by ethnic/racial group, geographic area, and subject.
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