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Candice Owley Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 2
Identifier: LOH002232
Collection consists of a printed transcript. Owley talks about her background, training and education, entry into nursing, changes over time in hospital practices and adminsitration, and her union involvement, including leadership roles with the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals and its affiliation with the healthcare division of the American Federation of Teachers. She also discusses challenges of anti-union sentiment and the position and treatment of women in the healthcare fields, as well as her meetings with Hillary and Bill Clinton regarding healthcare reform and the status of nurses.

Dates

  • 1993-05-12

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

RESTRICTIONS: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet : (1 printed transcript)

Abstract

In 1993, health care labor leader and nurse activist Candace Owley was among 27 women interviewed as part of the Women of Wisconsin Labor Oral History Project and the resultant book,

History

In 1993, health care labor leader and nurse activist Candace Owley was among 27 women interviewed as part of the Women of Wisconsin Labor Oral History Project and the resultant book,

Arrangement

Transcript arranged alphabetically by surname with other individual oral history transcripts at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Acquisition

Likely donated by the interviewee, Candice Owley, 1993 or later.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original interview forms part of a larger collection, Women of Wisconsin Labor Oral History Project, in the holdings of the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Related Materials

Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on June 22, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Candice Owley Oral History
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet.
Date
2016-06-22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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