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Concern for the individual : the community YWCA and other Berkeley organizations : oral history transcript /
BANC MSS 79/29 c v.1; Phonotape 1145 A
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Title:

Concern for the individual: the community YWCA and other Berkeley organizations : oral history transcript
Community YWCA and other Berkeley organizations

Creator/Contributor:

Hart, Ruth Arnstein, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Plainfield, Ruth, writer of introduction.

Creator/Contributor:

Fine, Alvin I.

Creator/Contributor:

Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930-2011

Creator/Contributor:

Muscatine, Charles.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on relationships of the Brandenstein and Arnstein families; growing up in San Francisco; Presidio Open Air School; marriage to James D. Hart; role as faculty wife, University of California, Berkeley; loyalty oath controversy; working with Berkeley Community YWCA; interest in local politics; responsibilities as vice-chancellor's wife, Berkeley, 1957-1960; service on Berkeley Human Relations and Welfare Commission; other civic interests, including youth and women's programs, United Bay Area Crusade, etc. Appended: copies of memorials by Alvin I. Fine, Ira M. Heyman and Charles Muscatine; and copies of additional documentary material.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Hart, Ruth Arnstein -- Interviews
Hart, James D. (James David) -- 1911-1990
Arnstein family
Branstine family
Bransten family
Presidio Open Air School (San Francisco, Calif.)
University of California, Berkeley.
Young Women's Christian Association (Berkeley, Calif.)
Berkeley (Calif.). -- Human Relations and Welfare Commission.
United Bay Area Crusade.
Women -- California -- San Francisco
Jews -- California -- San Francisco
Jewish women -- California -- San Francisco
College teachers' spouses -- California -- Berkeley
Loyalty oaths -- California -- Berkeley
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Politics and government
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Ruth Arnstein Hart ; with an introduction by Ruth Plainfield and memorials by Alvin I. Fine, Ira Michael Heyman, Charles Muscatine ; an interview conducted by Gabrielle Morris.
Tape recorded interview of Ruth Arnstein Hart (1917-1977) conducted in 1977.
Title from title page.
Copies of photographs and documentary material supporting the interviews inserted.
Includes index.
Phonotapes also available.
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Related collection: Ruth Hart papers (BANC MSS 2002/208 c).

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
remote
[12], viii, 318 pages, [5] leaves of plates : portraits, facsimiles ; 28 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2194
BANC MSS 79/29 c v.1
Phonotape 1145 A

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2194