Roger Barber and Mary Van Buskirk recall their involvement in the 1972 Montana Constitutional Convention. They describe the significance of including women delegates in the convention. Van Buskirk discusses how her mother served as a convention delegate from Havre, Montana, as well as her mother’s involvement with the Montana League of Women Voters. Both interviewees talk about the individual women who served as delegates including Dorothy Eck, Margery Brown, and Daphne Bugbee.
Montana, Constitutional Convention (1971-1972); Feminism; Montana Missoula; Women; Montana interviews; Sex role, Western United States history; Constitutional law, United States; Constitutions, United States; Constitutional history, United States; Constitutional conventions, Montana
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 (19 p.: 28 cm.)
OCLC Record Number
Barber, Roger and Van Buskirk, Mary, "Roger Barber and Mary Van Buskirk Interview, September 28, 2002" (2002). Montana Feminist History Oral History Project. OH 378-035.