Oral history interview with Aileen Hernandez

BWOA_A Hernandez Transcript_1997_09_14.pdf

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Title

Oral history interview with Aileen Hernandez

Subject

Feminism > United States > History > 20th century.
African American feminists > Societies, etc. > History > 20th century.
African American women > Societies and clubs > History > 20th century.

Description

Phone interview transcript with Aileen Hernandez (May 23, 1926 – February 13, 2017), a founding member of Black Women Organized for Action, conducted by Kimberly Springer on September 14, 1997.

Topics covered include ideological and other disputes within BWOA; pushback against racial profiling during the manhunt for the "Zebra Killer"; a campaign for symphony tympanist Elayne Jones; BWOA's financial situation; endorsement of political candidates; Sapphire Publishing Company; the 1982 "Black Women Stirring the Waters" conference; the General Mills Boycott; the Feminist Credit Union; the official end of BWOA and adhoc activities since the 1980s.

Creator

Kimberly Springer

Publisher

Kimberly Springer

Date

1997_09_14

Contributor

Aileen Hernandez, Kimberly Springer

Rights

Kimberly Springer

Format

PDF

Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

BWOA_A Hernandez Transcript_1997_09_14

Coverage

San Francisco, Oakland, Bay Area

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Kimberly Springer

Interviewee

Aileen Hernandez (May 23, 1926 – February 13, 2017)

Location

Telephone interview

Transcription

PDF attached

Citation

Kimberly Springer, “Oral history interview with Aileen Hernandez,” accessed April 9, 2020, http://blackfeministarchive.org/items/show/53.