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Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Shirley Wilson
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.
1 hour sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:57:06 running time
Interviewee: Wilson, Shirley
Interviewer: Fraser, Nelson
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.19 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'