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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).

Mary Anderson-Rowland and Troy Eller StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2008


5:14 minutes (4.79 MB)
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Mary Anderson-Rowland explains to Society of Women Engineers Archivist Troy Eller how she became an engineering faculty member at Arizona State University after being forced out of her position in the Mathematics Department. While happy with her career in the ASU Industrial Engineering Department, she reflects on the chilly reception she first received as the department’s first woman faculty member. Active in numerous professional organizations, Anderson-Rowland is a SWE Fellow and the recipient of SWE’s Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.

This recording is Clip 2 of 4. Click on the "Anderson-Rowland / Eller Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland 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.

Mary Anderson-Rowland and Troy Eller StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2008


5:22 minutes (4.91 MB)
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Mary Anderson-Rowland recalls how she used her promotion to Associate Dean in the Arizona State University Fulton School of Engineering to develop the Women in Engineering and Minority Engineering programs to help increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities studying engineering at ASU. Active in numerous professional organizations, she is a Society of Women Engineers Fellow and the recipient of SWE’s Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.

This recording is Clip 3 of 4. Click on the "Anderson-Rowland / Eller Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland 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.

Mary Anderson-Rowland and Troy Eller StoryCorps Interview, Clip 4, 2008


2:51 minutes (2.62 MB)
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Mary Anderson-Rowland explains how strong leaders have made the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Arizona State University Collegiate Section thrive and describes the section’s activities. Anderson-Rowland became the section’s faculty advisor after she joined the ASU Industrial Engineering Department in 1974. She is a SWE Fellow and the recipient of SWE’s Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.

This recording is Clip 4 of 4. Click on the "Anderson-Rowland / Eller Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland 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.

Natalie Givans SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2012


5:04 minutes (4.64 MB)
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Natalie Givans describes her experiences as an engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1980s, including parting ways with the ROTC when it became clear that she didn't have a future with the U.S. Air Force and working full time to pay tuition. Givans, a senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, is a life member of the Society of Women Engineers and recipient of SWE's 2012 Suzanne Jenniches Upward Mobility Award.

This oral history interview was recorded November 9, 2012 at the Society of Women Engineers WE12 Annual Conference in Houston, Texas, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Nelson Jones Interview - AFSCME Memphis Local 1733 Sanitation Strike


3:50 minutes (3.52 MB)
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From February to April, 1968, sanitation workers in Memphis struck to form AFSCME Local 1733. Their campaign gained national attention from civil rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated while in Memphis lending his support. On April 16, 1968, the city of Memphis settled the strike with AFSCME negotiators and agreed upon a contract. Here, striking sanitation worker Nelson Jones comments on his feelings about the strike and the union.

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