Join Gloria Steinem, Margie Adam, Loretta Ross, and a host of other feminist activists and scholars to celebrate the 65th birthday of the Sophia Smith Collection (SSC), the oldest archive devoted to the study of women’s history in the United States. Founded in 1942 by Margaret Storrs Grierson, the SSC has grown to 575 collections (9,000 feet) of primary source material.
This conference will highlight the Voices of Feminism Oral History Project, the recently processed YWCA Records, the newly received Women’s Music Archives, and other oral history projects. Speakers include
Loretta Ross, Carmen Vázquez, Joan Biren, and Joyce Follet (Voices of Feminism Oral History Project)
Nancy Marie Robertson, Amanda Izzo, Dorothea Browder, and Maida Goodwin (YWCA)
Deborah R. McFarlane (Population and Reproductive Health Oral History Project)
Kathryn Kish Sklar (Living U.S. Women’s Oral History Project)
Music by Margie Adam
Exhibitions include The Power of Women’s Voices: Selections from the YWCA and Voices of Feminism Oral History Project (Alumnae Gymnasium, Smith College) and SIXTY-FIVE: The Sophia Smith Collection of Women’s History Archives, 1942-2007 (Morgan Gallery, Neilson Library).
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