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WIMS: A Model of Women’s Activism and Social Change

WIMS: A Model of Women’s Activism and Social Change. Flash video, 4 mins., Los Angeles: Wednesdays in Mississippi Documentary Film Project, 2010. This film clip was prepared for the Jewish Women's Archive by Marlene McCurtis, Cathee Weiss, and Joy Silverman, producers of a full-length documentary on Wednesdays in Mississippi. (See http://wimsfilmproject.com)

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Description

This clip addresses the significance of organizing women in particular, and the impact of relatively well-off white and black women from the North and South working together for social change. Includes observations by historians Debra Schultz and Deborah Gray White, as well as by Polly Cowan’s daughter, Holly Shulman, and her daughter-in-law, Rabbi Rachel Cowan.

Date / time
1964-1965
Extent number
00:02:20
Extent type
(hh:mm:ss)

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Jewish Women's Archive. "WIMS: A Model of Women’s Activism and Social Change." (Viewed on November 27, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/wims-model-of-women%E2%80%99s-activism-and-social-change>.

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