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Carolyn McDonald Interview Transcript (Part of the Women's Center Oral History Collection)

 Digital Record


  • 2014-03-10



Carolyn McDonald discusses her works to protect women’s rights, the origin of Marquette Women’s Center, the struggle against wearing mini-skirts as a waitress at Northland Hotel, what led her to consciousness-raising groups, a film project to argue women’s educational rights, a cleaner woman’s story, her involvement in the Women’s Center, her vision for the Women’s Center, a gender issue she faced in Washington D.C., passing petitions to allow abortion, personal talents, and trainings for managing the Women’s Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish the Carolyn McDonald Interview Transcript (Part of the Women's Center Oral History Collection), must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


1 item (1 text file (8 pages))

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

MSS-302, Women's Center Oral History Collection


Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1333 (Fax)


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