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Chattanooga women's oral histories

Identifier: MS-137

Scope and Contents

This collection contains interviews regarding the history of women in Chattanooga, Tennessee recorded from 2016 to 2019. The interviews document a wide breadth of local history ranging from race relations and education to women in the workforce and family life.


  • Creation: 2016-2019

Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

The Chattanooga Women’s Oral History Project is a collaborative initiative coordinated by the City of Chattanooga Mayor's Council for Women History Subcommittee with technical support from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to document unique, diverse, and understudied aspects of local history by developing an open data set of linguistic material, sound recordings, and transcripts.


242 Gigabytes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by interviewees and interviewers to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga between 2016 and 2018.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically at

Processing Information

The processing of this collecttion is complete.

Chattanooga women's oral histories
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States