Caryl Wickes-Connick Interview, March 27, 2006

Interviewee

Caryl Wickes-Connick

Interviewer

Nairaja Golightly

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Description

Caryl Wickes-Connick discusses the creation of the Battered Women Shelter in Missoula, Montana. She describes the relationship between the Young Women Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) and the shelter, the shift in police procedure in regards to spousal abuse, and how the shelter helped with educating the Montana community about domestic violence. Wickes-Connick also discusses the formation of the Montana Coalition against Domestic Violence and the political action leading up to the Domestic Violence and Prevention Act and the Equal Rights Amendment.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Domestic violence; Abuse education; Montana Coalition against Domestic Violence; Domestic Violence and Prevention Act; International Year of the Woman; Equal Rights Amendment; Feminism; Women’s rights

Original Date

3-27-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Communities Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 401-001a, b

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (22 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:14:03 minutes

Local Filename

OH_401_001_a_b.mp3; OH_401_001_a_b.pdf

Caryl Wickes-Connick Interview, March 27, 2006

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