Interview List

Following is a list of women who have been interviewed for the Worcester Women's Oral History Project. Many transcripts are accessible by clicking on the highlighted names. All transcripts are accessible in a repository at the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.

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    Worcester Women's History Project
    30 Elm Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
Name Interview Date Note
PDF icon ramirez_carmenza_transcript_-edit.pdf Carmenza Ramirez 07/28/2017 Born in Colombia; Rehabilitation Counselor, Studies at LVGW
PDF icon ramirez_hilda_spa_rev.pdf Hilda Ramírez 03/31/2011 Spanish Interview -- Directora Ejecutiva del Worcester Youth Center; Lugar de origen: la República Dominicana
PDF icon ramirez_hilda_eng_rev.pdf Hilda Ramírez 03/31/2011 English Translation - Executive Director of the Worcester Youth Center; Born in Dominican Republic
PDF icon raymon_lisa_edit_wwohp.pdf Lisa A. Raymon 03/16/2012 Salon Owner, Mother of three
PDF icon reed_heidi_wwohp.pdf Heidi Reed 02/19/2010 Massachusetts Commissioner for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Pamela Reidy 11/23/2010 Director of Mission, Notre Dame du Lac; teacher; Founder of Spirit of Hope
PDF icon Rennie_Brenda_-wwohp.pdf Brenda Rennie 02/16/2009 Independent Living Services Advocate at the Center for Living and Working; Volunteer Our Deaf Sisters Survival Support Project
PDF icon rifkah_eve.pdf Eve Rifkah 10/15/2010 Writer, teacher, Poetry Oasis
PDF icon Robertson_Sara_WWOHP.pdf Sara Robertson 10/04/2006 First Woman Mayor of Worcester, MA
PDF icon rodriguez-parker_gladys_eng_rev.pdf Gladys Rodríguez-Parker 03/18/2011 English translation - Senior District Representative,Congressman James P. McGovern
PDF icon rodriguez-parker_gladys_spa_rev.pdf Gladys Rodríguez-Parker 03/18/2011 Spanish Interview - Senior District Representative, Congressman James P. McGovern
PDF icon Rose_MaryJane_wwohp_edit-1.pdf Mary Jane Rose 03/15/2007 Worcester Teacher
PDF icon rosenlund_linda.pdf Linda Rosenlund 11/23/2010 College Administrator; Founder of Worcester Women's Oral History Project
PDF icon Ross_Dorian-edit.pdf Dorian Ross 10/23/2007 Intergenerational Urban Institute, Worcester State College
Briana Roy 11/13/2006 College Student
Carleen Roy-Butler 09/29/2013 Director, Reach Out Center, Assumption College
Tina Rumrill 02/27/2009 Resident of Great Brook Valley
PDF icon Saba_Katherine_wwohp1edit.pdf Kate Saba 03/30/2009 Fitness Trainer, Nursing Student
PDF icon Sabelli_Susan_wwohp_edit.pdf Susan Sabelli 03/22/2009 College Professor and Clinical Coordinator of Human Services and Rehabilitation Counseling
PDF icon Safford_Brenda_wwohp1edit.pdf Brenda Safford 03/30/2009 College Administrator, Director of Multicultural Affairs
PDF icon sanchez_wilma_interview.pdf Wilma Sanchez 03/24/2011 Licensed Addiction Drug Counselor
PDF icon Sanderson_Laurel_wwohp_pdf.Edit.pdf Laurel Sanderson 10/23/2006 Clark graduate, Long-time Hanover employee
PDF icon savageau_judith_edit_wwohp.pdf Judith Savageau 04/10/2012 Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health; Massachusetts Association for the Blind Board Member
PDF icon sawyer_anh_vu_edited.pdf Anh Vu Sawyer 03/28/2013 Executive Director of the Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts; Author
PDF icon Scafidi_Jacqueline_wwohp.pdf Jacqueline Scafidi 11/10/2009 Senior Computer Consultant
Martha Scheffer 10/31/2006 College Administrator
PDF icon schwartz_zelda.pdf Zelda Schwartz 11/09/2010 Psychotherapist; Retired Director of Family Therapy at Jewish Family Services
Sandy Scola 04/10/2006 Assistant Director, Early Childhood Center, Jewish Community Center
PDF icon Scott_Dennise_wwohp_pdf.edit.pdf Dennise Scott 05/08/2007 ASL teacher, Deaf interpreter
PDF icon Scully-Hill_Susan_wwohp_edit.pdf Susan Scully-Hill 03/25/2009 College Professor of Human Services and Social Rehabilitation Studies
Susan Seibel 10/06/2006 Director, Intensive English Language Institute
PDF icon sessions_cathy.pdf Cathy Sessions 10/21/2014 Marketing Director, Notre Dame Health Care
PDF icon Shapiro_Sadie_edit_wwohp.pdf Sadie Shapiro 11/13/2008 Office Supervisor at Paul Revere Insurance Company, Mother of Three
PDF icon Shivick.Jane_WWOHP.pdf Jane Shivick 02/28/2008 Opera singer; Professional voice teacher; College choir director
Amanda Shusta 04/25/2005 College Student; Restaurant Worker
Kathy Siggins 10/09/2006 Occupational Therapist
PDF icon silveri_audrey.pdf Audrey Silveri 11/22/2010 Retired Director of the Nursing Program at Anna Maria College
PDF icon Sinkis_Deborah_wwohp_edit.pdf Deborah Sinkis 03/16/2007 Worcester Public School Teacher and Principal
PDF icon SkehanCarol_wwohp.pdf Carol Skehan 11/13/2008 Venerini nun, Teacher, Photographer, Motorcycle enthusiast
PDF icon smalley_faye_transcript_-_edit.pdf Faye Smalley 10/02/2016 99 years old; Owned neighborhood grocery store
PDF icon Smith_Anne_Marie.pdf Anne-Marie Smith 02/09/2009 Teacher of the Deaf at The Learning Center
PDF icon Ellen_Smith_WWOHP.pdf Ellen Arlene Smith 10/26/2006 Secretary at Ft. Devens in WWII, Worcester Art Museum docent, Music Guild Board Member
PDF icon st_john_linda_-_edit.pdf Linda St.John 11/13/2013 Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Fallon Community Health Plan
PDF icon stanovich_jennifer.pdf Jennifer Stanovich 11/17/2010 Executive Director of Holden Area Chamber of Commerce
PDF icon starbard_ann_edit.pdf Ann Starbard 11/13/2015 Goat Cheese Farmer, Crystal Brook Farm
PDF icon StewartOna_wwohp_pdf.edit.pdf Ona Stewart 02/19/2008 Craft Store Worker
Susan Strandberg 11/11/2010 Program Manager, Notre Dame du Lac Educational Bridge Center
PDF icon Virginia_Swain_WWOHP.pdf Virginia Swain 10/28/2007 Peace Corps volunteer, teacher, UN worker, activist
PDF icon sweeney_susan_edit.pdf Susan Sweeney 11/12/2015 Professor, College of the Holy Cross; Former President Worcester County Poetry Association
PDF icon Szarkowski_Amy_wwohp.pdf Amy Szarkowski 04/08/2008 Psychologist working with deaf children