Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Margaret Shryer
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Margaret Shryer volunteered to help Minnesota Women's Press Inc. [MWP] during its early days, after her retirement from the educational field. She organized the first anniversary party, and participated in organizing subsequent celebrations. She was responsible for suggesting various promotional events, such as a "read-a-thon" and a newspaper "hawking" event. She brought luncheon to the staff of MWP on a regular basis. Margaret was also a shareholder of MWP. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Description of first anniversary and other celebrations and events; purchase of stock; her interviews and discussions with women's presses in other cities; MWP and feminism; the current state of feminism and MWP continuing role in promoting it; description of events and celebrations; MWP reputation; the cultural environment of MWP; values and 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: Shryer, Margaret
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: 06/15/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75
Accession Number AV2001.34.33
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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