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Browse the Reuther's audio clips for miscellaneous radio spots, interviews, and speeches. Currently this area of the Reuther's Web site includes content from American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 6, 1957

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5:24 minutes (4.94 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth concludes her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 6, Gilbreth discusses the challenges women engineers face and how they are perceived by others. Note: 51 seconds into this excerpt, 1 minute 12 seconds of inaudible content has been edited out.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 6 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

Los Angeles - ACEA - AFSCME Council 60

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1:02 minutes (975.14 KB)
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From 1972-1974 the Los Angeles All City Employees Association (ACEA) and AFSCME formed a joint council to represent the public workers of Los Angeles. By 1974, difficulties in division of duties left AFSCME administrative officials considering splitting the groups once again. This radio spot from early in the organization's life encourages city employees to choose the ACEA - AFSCME joint council to represent them.

Maggie Hickel and Katie Peterson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 1, 2007


2:32 minutes (2.33 MB)
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Katie Peterson asks her mother, Maggie Hickel, who has influenced Hickel's engineering education and career the most. Peterson is an IT Project Lead. Hickel, an industrial engineer, is a past president of the Society of Women Engineers and a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 1 of 3. Click on the "Hickel / Peterson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Maggie Hickel and Katie Peterson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2007


1:28 minutes (1.35 MB)
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Katie Peterson asks her mother, Maggie Hickel, what the engineering workplace was like when she first began her career. Peterson is an IT Project Lead. Hickel, an industrial engineer, is a past president of the Society of Women Engineers and a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 2 of 3. Click on the "Hickel / Peterson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Maggie Hickel and Katie Peterson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2007


1:57 minutes (1.79 MB)
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Katie Peterson and her mother, Maggie Hickel, discuss how Peterson was introduced to math and science and how she will introduce the subjects to her own children. Peterson is an IT Project Lead. Hickel, an industrial engineer, is a past president of the Society of Women Engineers and a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 3 of 3. Click on the "Hickel / Peterson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

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