Sue Kensington Women's Center Oral History Video
|Title:||Sue Kensington Women's Center Oral History Video.|
Kensington, Sue, Interviewee
Ryan, Jane, Interviewer
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, contributor
|Abstract/Description:||See the transcript for this interview here.|
Sue began her relationship with The Women’s Center in the 1970s as a user of the center's services while she was a part-time student and mother attending Northern Michigan University. Sue describes how her life experiences and her career helped her to become the executive director of The Women’s Center during the 1990s. Additionally, she gives insight into the financial struggles the center faced during her time as executive director and the challenges she went throught with the board members. She also discusses different programs and grants that helped The Women's Center to grow as an organization. In 1992, The Women's Center was subpoenaed by the Marquette County Circuit Court to turn over the confidential records of a rape victim. Sue discusses in detail how she and the board fought this subpoena for two years. Recorded at Jane Ryan’s home in Marquette, Michigan.
Upper Peninsula (Mich.)
Oral histories (document genres).
Women's Center (Marquette, Mich.),, subject
|Held by:||Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives|
|Restrictions on Access:||In copyright (http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/)|
|Is Part Of:||MSS-302, Women's Center Oral History Collection.|