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Working Women in Atlanta Oral History Project:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

May 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, May 2001.
Language: English

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Title: Working Women in Atlanta Oral History project
Dates: 1987
Quantity: 1 linear foot (10 transcripts and 12 audiocassette tapes in 2 boxes)
Abstract:Rebecca Sharpless interviewed ten women from Atlanta, Georgia, mostly from Spelman College, for a paper on "Atlanta Working Women." Records of the project consist of transcripts and audio tapes.
Identification: L1989-24
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Working Women of Atlanta Oral History Project includes ten interviews conducted in 1987. Those interviewed had careers that ranged from bookkeeper, secretary, administrative assistant, cashier to assistant director. There were discussions on job skills, job training, job responsibilities, office automation (especially going from typewriter to computer), and job stress. Each interview has been transcribed. Arrangement is alphabetical.


Background Note on the Project

Rebecca Sharpless interviewed ten women from Atlanta, Georgia, mostly from Spelman College, for a paper on "Atlanta Working Women."


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Sharpless, Rebecca, Interviewer.
Spelman College.
Automation--Social aspects.
Job stress.
Women--Employment--Georgia--Atlanta.
Oral history.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Working Women in Atlanta Oral History Project, L1989-24, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mary Rebecca Sharpless, July 14, 1989.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Pam Hackbart-Dean. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001; revised by William Hardesty, June 2006.


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