Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Barbara Clark
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barbara had been a book group member for ten years, participating in as many as eight book groups at a time. She had been volunteering with the Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. [MWP] for approximately four years in the company's eight thousand volume lending library. Barbara lived in St. Cloud throughout her high school years. She was trained as a concert pianist, and attended Macalester College as a music major. She was married and living in Minneapolis. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Description of first and subsequent Sunday Together book group meetings; operation of MWP book groups; selection of books in book groups; impact of book groups; types of book groups; interaction with authors; selection of Great Books; discussion in book groups; description of MWP "Book Groups on the Road", with emphasis on New Mexico, Maine, and England/Scotland trips; donations and source of library books; construction of book shelves; organization of library; usage of library; lending requirements of library; internal dynamics of MWP; staff at MWP; feminism at MWP; personal impact of MWP.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Clark, Barbara
Interviewer: Brewer, Kathryn Balstad
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/17/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75
Accession Number AV2001.34.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project'

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