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North Dakota Women’s History Collection, 1975

Collection Overview

Title: North Dakota Women’s History Collection, 1975


Creator: Davenport, John

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The North Dakota Women’s History Collection consists of two audio tapes containing interviews by John B. Davenport of six women’s movement leaders in North Dakota. The first audio tape has interviews of Donna Chalimonczyk, Aloha Eagles, Nita Fox, Ellie Kilander, and Anita Wasik (Branin). The interviews, conducted October 2, 1975, in Fargo, primarily concern the struggle for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment in North Dakota from 1972 to 1975. The interviews also contain information about abortion rights, feminism, the North Dakota Women's Coalition, and the North Dakota Chapter of the National Organization for Women. Also included are lists of questions posed to the interviewees. The second audio tape contains an interview of North Dakota State Representative Brynhild Haugland, conducted December 2, 1975. Haugland had been active in state politics since 1936. A transcript of the Haugland interview is also included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). North Dakota Women's History Collection. OGLMC 296. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in May 2014.

Box and Folder Listing

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Folder 1: List of questions and schedule for interviews, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Taped interviews, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Transcript of Brynhild Haugland interview, 2 December 1975Add to your cart.