Oral history interview, Josephine "Josie" Heath, 2013 (video and transcript)
Boulder County Latino History Project, Maria Rogers Oral History Program, and Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Public Library. Click on the above link to access complete bibliographic information.
Josephine Heath, who is the president of the Community Foundation of Boulder County, talks about growing up in California and Oregon and working in the fields. She describes her education and early work as a teacher, as well as her community and political involvement: including the YWCA, AAUW, Democratic Party, Clinica Campesina in Lafayette, migrant housing (Casa Esperanza) in Longmont, being a Boulder County Commissioner (starting in 1982), and chairing the Colorado Commission on Women. She talks about gender inequality and the struggle for women’s rights.
Colo; California; Oregon; El Paso
Texas; Lafayette; Longmont
Oral history, Josephine "Josie" Heath
People Shown or Mentioned:
Josephine "Josie" Heath; Eleanor Montour; Alicia Sanchez; Janet Roberts; Penfield Tate; Ruth Correll; Jean Dubofsky; Rollie Heath
Location of Original:
Maria Rogers Oral History Program at Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Public Library