Olson, Anne, 1934-
- Existence: 1934-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Anne Olson begins her second oral history by again reviewing her childhood experiences and her education. She talks about her training in Diatetics and how that has affected her contributions to the Women’s Movement. Olson then moves on to discuss her work in various positions as a nutritionist and her work with the Unitary Universalist Congregation. She ends by discusses her current work and how she views the progress of the women’s movement.
Dates: November 9, 2007
Item — Box: 2
Scope and Contents note Interviewed by Amanda Brown. Olson cites one of her earliest influential events as being the time she “…got a bicycle. I must have been 10 or so. I then had access to the public library. That’s when I started reading and becoming a really avid reader.” One of only three women of her University of Oklahoma pledge class who graduated instead of leaving to marry, she describes being frustrated with her work in dietetics, and so went on to get a graduate degree in Dietary Administration. Soon after...
Dates: April 22, 2005
Abstract: Anne Olson has had a long-standing interest in feminist and human rights issues: She has been an active participant in a number of community organizations, including the Dekalb League of Women Voters (1966-1968) and The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (1969-1972). The collection contains materials (pamphlets, flyers, clippings, memos and correspondence) related to Olson's interest in women's rights and support of ERA ratification, 1970-1982, her involvement in the Georgia Women's...
Dates: 1894-1938, circa 1965-1995