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Reminiscences of Temma Kaplan : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Kaplan, Temma, 1942-
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 25 p. sound recording: 2 sound discs (90 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Retired administrative assistant.

Scope and Contents

Born Brooklyn, NY; career: political and labor activist, author of Crazy for Democracy: Women in Grassroots Movements, professor of history at Rutgers University, oral historian; 9/11: at home on Upper West Side, realization of event through television coverage; Columbia University 9/11 Oral History Project interviewing experiences: effect on undocumented workers, anti-Muslim bias, interviews as collective mourning ritual, discussion of social class, strategies to enable storytelling.


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