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Cofounder and director of Berkeley Outreach Recreation Program and Mobility International USA, advocate for women's issues : oral history transcript / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/34 c; Phonotape 3095 C:1-5; BANC MSS 2001/34 c suppl.
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Title:

Cofounder and director of Berkeley Outreach Recreation Program and Mobility International USA, advocate for women's issues : oral history transcript / 2000

Creator/Contributor:

Sygall, Susan, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Cowan, Kathryn, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family and athletic childhood in Queens, New York; spinal cord injury, University of Colorado, 1971; Physically Disabled Students' Program, University of California, Berkeley 1973: accessibility to sports programs for disabled children and adults; Disabled Women's Coalition; Berkeley Outreach Recreation Program; reflections on Center for Independent Living; mobility work at University of Queensland, Australia; Cofounding of Mobility International USA (MIUSA) from base in Oregon, 1981; reflections on women's issues, discrimination against the disabled, independent living movement, influence of athletics on self-image and life quality.
photocopies of clippings and correspondence on Sygall and the Berkeley Outreach Recreation Program.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Berkeley Outreach Recreation Program.
University of California, Berkeley. -- Physically Disabled Students Program.
Mobility International USA (Organization)
Sports for people with disabilities
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Interviews
Women with disabilities -- Interviews
Discrimination against people with disabilities

Note:

Susan Sygall ; an interview conducted by Kathryn Cowan 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 3095 C:1-5.
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.
Suan Sygall, born in Queens, New York City, 1953.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xxii, 118 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
5 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z3t
BANC MSS 2001/34 c
Phonotape 3095 C:1-5
BANC MSS 2001/34 c suppl.

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/bk0005z0z3t