MN Women & Work Oral History Collection seeks
to document, explore, and interpret the historical roots
of women's participation in both waged and unwaged work
spheres, and to make this information readily available
to interested persons.
seek to answer the question:
would happen if everyone in the world understood the concept
and experience of work though women's eyes?
Women & Work Oral History Collection Team
Founder and Director
Metropolitan State University
for Community-Based Learning
thanks to: all the women
and men who have participated in this collection.
expand and diversify our collection so that it
reflects the work contributions of Minnesotas
female work force. Future areas of interpretation/facilitation
will include rural women; migrant women; women of color;
women with different-abilities; lesbian, bi-sexual,
and trans-gendered women; tradeswomen; etc.
incorporate the use of oral history within a variety
of disciplines, and with a variety of persons. It
is our intent the MN Women & Work Oral History Collection
will be utilized by inter-disciplinary scholars, secondary
students, community researchers, and all interested community
build community partnerships with a variety of organizations which
will widen the support of the work contributions of Minnesota
lead contemporary research in the intersecting
fields of MN women, work, and oral history.
Madeline and Jackson
and their generation.
Labor Interpretive Center, MN
Labor History Map
Susan Giguere, Nancy Black, Russ Fridley, David
Stevens, Nellie Stone Johnson, Irene Wallin, Sylvia Koll,
Sandi Treml, Helen Mae Casey, Carol Perkins, Donna Langston,