Linda Hallenborg Kurtz oral history interview [sound recording], 1998 April 3.


Kurtz, Linda Hallenborg. Linda Hallenborg Kurtz oral history interview [sound recording], 1998 April 3.

Linda Hallenborg Kurtz oral history interview [sound recording], 1998 April 3.

Kurtz describes her childhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her experiences at Brandeis University and at the University of Pittsburgh. After moving to Atlanta in 1978, she become involved in the ERA Georgia campaign and not long after, she became a founding member of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus. She discusses the conflict over how to proceed with the ERA, and she describes her own state-wide efforts to educate women on lobbying strategies, and to raise money. She also discusses her work on the national level, as the Georgia Chair of the Women's Political Caucus and Vice-Chair of the National Women's Political Caucus. A recipient of a Kellogg Foundation grant, she describes her opportunities to travel and create connections and communities of women around the world.

3 sound cassettes : analog.3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.transcript 66 leaves ; 28 cm.

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