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Mainstream magazine, chronicling national disability politics : oral history transcript / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/39 c; Phonotape 3099 C:1-12
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Title:

Mainstream magazine, chronicling national disability politics : oral history transcript / 2000
Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Cynthia, 1951-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Stothers, William, 1940-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Breslin, Mary Lou, 1944-, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

O'Hara, Susan, 1938-, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

contracting and living with effects of polio; UC San Diego in the sixties, accessibility issues; Episcopal Women's Caucus and other church work; practice of real estate specializing in accessible housing; myths about disability; passage of American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and advising state and national government groups on disability issues; promotion of opportunities for the able disabled through the media.
polio epidemic in the U.S. and Canada; childhood years in rehabilitation hospitals; mainstream schooling and University of Western Ontario; work as journalist for Globe and Mail, and Toronto Star; University of California, Berkeley gradutate school impact; independent living movement in Canada and U.S.; meeting spouse Cynthia Jones at White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals, 1977; San Diego Union career; reflections on Justin Dart, media coverage for people with disabilities, accessibility issues; history of Mainstream Magazine and its accomplishments.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mainstream (San Diego, Calif.)
Physically handicapped journalists -- Interviews
Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- Interviews
People with disabilities -- United States -- Periodicals
People with disabilities -- United States -- Social conditions
People with disabilities -- Political activity -- United States

Note:

Cynthia Jones, Mainstream magazine editor and publisher ; William Stothers, journalist and managing editor of Mainstream magazine. Interviews conducted by Mary Lou Breslin and Susan O'Hara in 1999. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3099 C:1-12.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xxii, 228 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
12 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z71
BANC MSS 2001/39 c
Phonotape 3099 C:1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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