Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Susan Galeota

Transcript (PDF)


Titles Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Susan Galeota
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Susan was employed by Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. from 1988 through 1989 as office manager. She also worked on distribution and production. She was the first employee to use in-house technology to produce portions of the classified ads. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early egalitarian employee pay policies; job flexibility and lack of job descriptions; problems with employee accountability; interaction between sales and editorial sides of organization; early employment ads; effects of financial difficulty on journalism; centralized decision-making; production problems; values and integrity of organization; early reaction of lesbian community to the Minnesota Women's Press.
Quantity 1.5 hour sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Galeota, Susan
Interviewer: Brewer, Kathryn Balstad
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/22/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75 (Library Call Number)
AV2001.34.14 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project'


This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF.

User Comments

How Can We Help?

Know Something We Don't?

Please comment below if you are able to:

  • provide any additional information that will help us better understand or interpret these items
  • provide information that clarifies historical context of the item
  • report an error in the description


Name and Comment will be displayed publicly.

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.