Mary Taylor describes growing up in Canada with her twin brother and pacifist father, attending church, and sending care packages to German families who were being bombed during World War Two. She discusses moving to Missoula, Montana, writing letters to Senator Mike Mansfield, and joining the Missoula Peace Group. Taylor talks about her experience at the Hiroshima exhibit, the League of Women Voters, and her work as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer. She concludes by offering her thoughts on the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, poverty, and family as well as defining her personal peace philosophy.
Taylor, Mary, 1924-2007; Missoula Women for Peace; Missoula, Montana; Peace activism; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939, 1945; Mike Mansfield, U.S. senator; Missoula Peace Group, Missoula, Montana; League of Women Voters; Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA); Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, Missoula, Montana
Missoula Women for Peace Oral History Project, OH 389, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)
Taylor, Mary, "Mary Taylor Interview, March 27, 2000" (2000). Missoula Women for Peace Oral History Project. 8.