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Advocate for disabled women's rights and health issues : oral history transcript / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/35 c; Phonotape 3096 C:1-10
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Title:

Advocate for disabled women's rights and health issues : oral history transcript / 2000
Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Corbett, Katherine, 1951-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Jacobson, Denise Sherer, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Contracting polio, 1952, family and childhood, Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, 1969-1973; Center for Independent Living, Berkeley, 1973-1976; organization of disabled women's groups; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 sit-in; Keys to Introducing Disabilities in Schools Project (KIDS); advocacy for women, Disabled Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF); access to health care for disabled women; adoption of a child with cerebral palsy, reflections on parenting and education; disabled lesbian issues, contributions of lesbians to disability rights movement; United Nations Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995; international issues for women with disabilities.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

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Center for Independent Living.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.
Keys to Introducing Disabilities in Schools.
Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- Interviews
People with disabilities -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews
Women with disabilities -- Interviews
Lesbians -- Interviews
Children with disabilities
Special needs adoption
Single mothers -- Interviews
Women with disabilities -- Political activities
Lesbian mothers -- Interviews

Note:

Corbett O'Toole ; an interview conducted by Denise Sherer Jacobson in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3096 C:1-10.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xx, 184 p.) ; 29 cm.
10 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z4c
BANC MSS 2001/35 c
Phonotape 3096 C:1-10

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z4c