Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Shirley Wilson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Shirley Wilson's husband, Andy, was diagnosed with hemophilia as a child, and with AIDS as an adult. In the intervening years, Wilson has transformed herself from a shy, alcoholic, rural housewife to an AIDS activist. She is now the executive director of the state chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation, she has testified at public hearings at the state capitol and in Washington, and she is known nationally for her work to increase support for women losing family members to the disease. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: She discusses her personal struggle with sexuality in the age of AIDS and her growing frustration with the medical system.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:57:06 running time
Creation Interviewee: Wilson, Shirley
Interviewer: Fraser, Nelson
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/21/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50
Accession Number AV1996.17.19
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'

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