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New York State Legislative Women's Caucus Oral History Project Tapes

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The Legislative Women's Caucus was formed to serve as an advocate for programs and services that benefit women; to insure their full participation in government and politics; and to provide a network of support for women serving in the New York State Legislature. The Oral History Project documents through oral history interviews, the careers of women who have served in the legislature since 1960. This series consists of audio cassettes and typed transcriptions of interviews with women legislators.
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0.2 cubic feet (7 audio cassette tapes)
Inclusive Dates:
1993-1994
Series Number:
B1435

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Alphabetical by name of interviewer.

Administrative History

The Legislative Women's Caucus was formed in 1983 in order to serve as an advocate for programs and services that benefit women; to insure their full participation in government and politics; and to provide a network of support for women serving in the New York State Legislature.

Scope and Content Note

This accretion, the first group of a projected sixty tapes, consists of audio cassettes and typed transcriptions of interviews with seven women legislators. The Oral History Project is a program, undertaken with the assistance of Russell Sage College, which aims to document, through oral history interviews, the careers of those women who have served in the legislature since 1960.

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