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Martha Aenchbacher oral history interview, November 27, 2015

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: AenchbacherM_20151127
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Samantha Harvell. Aenchbacher discusses her childhood experiences and socialization that helped to mold her sense of ethics. She also discusses her adult life and education, which influenced the activism she involved herself in, working with adult mental health clinics and in the first rape crisis center and first hospice in Georgia.

Dates: November 27, 2015

Kathy Ashe oral history interview, April 24, 2007

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: W071_AsheK_20070424
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Mary Riddle. Kathy Ashe begins by talking about her parents and grandparents who were from Illinois. Her parents moved to Tallahassee, Florida which is where she grew up. Her father worked in higher education, and helped to establish the junior college system in Florida. Ashe was friends with the daughter of Florida Governor C. Ferris Bryant, and she mentions talking with him about public policy as a youth. She describes growing up in Tallahassee in the 1950s and 1960s. Ashe...
Dates: April 24, 2007

Elaine Alexander oral history interview, April 14, 2010

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: AlexanderE_20100414
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard: Elaine Alexander opens her oral history by discussing the impact of her male-dominated upbringing. She touches on how dyslexia affected her childhood, and on why she made the decision to attend Lesley College. She met her husband at the beginning of her college years, and she discusses her early married life and moving around military bases. After settling down, she had four children. Elaine talks about the impact her children had on her own life, focusing...
Dates: April 14, 2010

Sandra Barnhill oral history interview, August 7, 2014

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: BarnhillS_20140807
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard. Sandra Barnhill begins by discussing her family, including their strong sense of spirituality and experiences living overseas because of her father's position in the military. She discusses her undergraduate education at Agnes Scott College and Georgia State University, and attending law school at the University of Texas. While in law school, Barnhill began working at a legal assistance clinic, where she provided legal resources to inmates. As a result of this...
Dates: August 7, 2014

Naunie Batchelder oral history interview, December 4, 2015

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: BatchelderN_20151204
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Franklin Abbott. Naunie Batchelder discusses her family history, childhood, and college years. She details her years as an Air Force wife, moving to many different cities with her husband Joshua Batchelder. Naunie discusses her work as a psychic, including the way that the public's perceptions of psychics have changed over the years--according to her, the work has become much less stigmatized since she began. Naunie and interviewer Franklin Abbott discuss their mutual friend,...
Dates: December 4, 2015

Paula Lawton Bevington oral history interview, October 20, 2006

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Amanda Brown-Pellerin. Paula Lawton Bevington begins by talking about her early family life, which was spent in Ohio, Connecticut, and Minnesota. She attended St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame, Indiana. She then did graduate work at Middlebury College in Vermont, before being awarded a law degree from Yale Law School. Bevington discusses her first job working for the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill, and Brennan. She talks about going to Venezuela on a Fulbright Scholarship...
Dates: October 20, 2006

Audrey Biloon oral history interview, May 20, 2009

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: BiloonA_20090520
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Tanya Washington. Audrey Biloon begins the interview by discussing how she met her first husband, David Bisno. She speaks at length about their marriage, its conflicts, and their eventual divorce. Biloon and Bisno had a long and bitter custody battle over their two children, which eventually made its way to the Georgia Supreme Court. Biloon discusses how she believes one of her early lawyers worked a backroom deal in her ex-husband’s favor and that resulted in her losing...
Dates: May 20, 2009

Nancy Boothe oral history interview, July 3, 2007

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: W071_BootheN_20070703
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Amanda Brown-Pellerin. Nancy Boothe opens her oral history by describing her childhood, being raised by eccentric parents on a farm in rural Alabama. She recalls that she was influenced by her mother’s involvement in politics, and this interest first manifested itself when she joined Teenage Republicans in High School and went on to be President of Student Government during her time at Mastin School of Nursing. She recalls that the first two issues she was passionate about...
Dates: July 3, 2007

Linda Bryant oral history interview, September 29, 2005

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: W071_BryantL_20050929
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Linda Bryant begins her interview by discussing her childhood. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky, but her father was in the Army, and as a result, they moved around a lot. She had a religious upbringing, and eventually attended Oklahoma Baptist College. She later transferred to the University of Florida, in part, to become involved with the Christian youth group, Young Life. She speaks about the influence that Young Life had upon her, and the many important...
Dates: September 29, 2005

Linda Bryant oral history interview, November 3, 2005

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: W071_BryantL_20051103
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Linda Bryant begins the second interview by talking about programming and political activism that came out of Charis Books. She mentions anti-nuclear protests at the Savannah River Plant as being any early catalyst for activism. Charis became a meeting place for many groups, and in turn, those group members were often valuable resources for fundraising and support for the store. Bryant talks about the many financial challenges the store has faced over the years,...
Dates: November 3, 2005

June Dobbs Butts oral history interview, January 29, 2016

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: ButtsJ_20160129
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Franklin Abbott. In this interview, June Dobbs Butts provides an overview of her life and work. She details the dynamics of her immediate and extended families, and talks about her childhood growing up in Atlanta. She discusses her father, John Wesley Dobbs, and his beliefs about civil rights organizing, as well as her childhood friend Martin Luther King, Jr. Butts talks about her undergraduate education at Spelman College and her graduate education at Columbia University,...
Dates: January 29, 2016

Jennifer Caroll oral history interview, June 6, 2008

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: CarrollJ_20080606
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Terri Wilder. Jennifer Carroll begins her interview by talking about the unusual circumstances surrounding her HIV diagnosis in 1990. She explains that she was silent about the disease for almost a decade after her diagnosis. Her second husband encouraged her to speak out about her story and become a voice for the disease and others like her. She began by talking to clients at her hair salon about her story and found that it allowed a space for them to open up to her. She went...
Dates: June 6, 2008

Delores Crockett oral history interview, November 7, 2007

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Janet Paulk.

Dates: November 7, 2007

Carolyn Curry oral history interview, November 17, 2009

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: CurryC_20091117
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard. In this interview, Carolyn Curry begins by discussing her family background, particularly her mother and grandmother, who were independent, opinionated women. She describes her own education--she attended Agnes Scott College for two years, then left when her husband, Bill, was drafted to play for the Green Bay Packers and she moved with him to Wisconsin. She resumed her studies at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and eventually returned to finish her...
Dates: November 17, 2009

Stephanie Davis oral history interview, August 26, 2010

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: DavisS_20100826
Scope and Contents Interivewed by Morna Gerrard. Davis describes her experiences growing up in a Jewish community in Tampa, Florida during the 1950s and early 1960s. She discusses the impact of her parents upon her life and how they supported her activism. Her life was deeply informed by the public service of her mother who served in the Florida House of Representatives for many years. Davis attended Skidmore College and then traveled in Europe where she exposed a CIA operation tracking New Left student...
Dates: August 26, 2010

Carolyn Curry oral history interview, December 6, 2011

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: CurryC_20111206
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Morna Gerrard.

Dates: December 6, 2011

Stephanie Davis oral history interview, September 29, 2010

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard. Stephanie Davis begins her second oral history by discussing her work with the Atlanta Women’s Fund and the projects that she launched with the Fund, including Numbers Too Big to Ignore and a lesbian breast health campaign. She talks about the decision to separate the Fund from the Community Foundation, and the conflicts associated with that. She also talks about the opportunity she had to run for political office, and how her decision not to run affected her...
Dates: September 29, 2010

Mary Virginia "Ginger" Ackerman oral history interview, June 17, 1998

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: Ackerman, G_19980617
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Charlene Ball: Ackerman discusses her childhood, family and early influential figures in her life. She recalls what it was like to be both a stockbroker and social activist in the late 1970s, and describes her role in the ERA campaign in Georgia. After her work with the ERA, Ackerman went on to participate in several gubernatorial campaigns and then furthered her professional career by taking a job at Dean Witter. Ackerman also discusses how her involvement in the women's...
Dates: June 17, 1998

Reverend Joanna Moseley Adams oral history interview, May 13, 2004

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: W008_AdamsJ_20040513
Scope and Contents note Interviewed by Christine de Catanzaro: The granddaughter and great-granddaughter of ministers, Adams describes her love of God from a very early age, saying that one of her favorite childhood games was "preaching." She believed, however, "that one had to choose either motherhood and marriage, or service to God. You had to go one way or the other." Adams did go on to be both a wife and mother and also was a minister. She discusses the history of women in the Presbyterian Church, and how that...
Dates: May 13, 2004

Carole Ashkinaze oral history interview, April 26 and 27, 2001

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: AshkinazeC_20010426-27
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk: Ashkinaze discusses her childhood in Long Island, her college experience at St. Lawrence University, and her graduate career at Columbia Gradate School of Journalism. She recalls her early experiences as a reporter at Newsday in Long Island and what it was like working for what she calls a "hometown" newspaper. Ashkinaze describes her move to Atlanta, where she was given the opportunity to work for other papers, including...
Dates: April 26 and 27, 2001