Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Denise Scheibe
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Denise had been involved with Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. (MWP) since its inception. She worked in accounts receivable, advertising, delivery, computers, book groups, the bookstore, and wrote for MWP publications. At the time of the interview created materials and traveled with MWP in its "Book Groups on the Road". Denise knew Glenda Martin and Mollie Hoben (co-founders and publishers of MWP) well. She worked with them at School District 278: Special Education prior to their formation of MWP. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Description of early distribution methods and problems; co-founder and organizational issues/problems regarding money; feminism of the founders and its effects on MWP; formation of book related businesses; leadership transition; book groups on the road; relationship between co-founders; strengths of co-founders; impact of company on employees.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Scheibe, Denise
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: 07/28/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75
Accession Number AV2001.34.31
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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