Joan McCracken describes her early career in nursing and her rising interest in women’s health care. She talks about her long time work with family planning at Planned Parenthood. McCracken discusses how understanding women’s bodies and health care needs has evolved. She also recalls the history of abortion services and rights in Montana.
Feminism, Montana Missoula; Women, Montana interviews; Birth control, Montana; Abortion, Montana history
Montana Feminist History Oral History Collection, OH 378, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (00:60:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (17 p.: 28 cm.)
OCLC Record Number
McCracken, Joan, "Joan McCracken Interview" (2002). Montana Feminist History Oral History Project. OH 378-035.