Claudia Brown describes how growing up in Butte, Montana, and experiencing the Vietnam War, prompted her involvement in the peace movement. She discusses Missoula Women for Peace, the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, the League of Women Voters, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Brown mentions Missoula, Montana residents and activists, Rae Horan and Connie Skousen and how they influenced her as an activist. She discusses what peace means to her and how she thinks it can be achieved in modern society. Brown explains her work with Missoula Women for Peace and its organized activities, emphasizing the stereotype-defying characters of fellow activists.
Missoula Women for Peace; Missoula, Montana; Peace activism; Butte, Montana; Vietnam War, 1955-1975; League of Women Voters; Jeannette Rankin Peace Center; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom; Rae Horan; Connie Skousen
Missoula Women for Peace Oral History Project, OH 389, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Brown, Claudia, "Claudia Brown Interview, March 20, 2000" (2000). Missoula Women for Peace Oral History Project. 9.