Interview List

Following is a list of women who have been interviewed for the Worcester Women's Oral History Project. Many transcripts are accessible by clicking on the highlighted names. All transcripts are accessible in a repository at the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.

  • If you are willing to be interviewed, please contact info@wwhp.org.
  • If you have been interviwed and don't see your photograph here and would like to share it, please email it to info@wwhp.org or send a hard copy to:

    Worcester Women's History Project
    30 Elm Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
Name Interview Date Note
Katherine Abbott 11/10/2013 Executive Director Tower Hill Botanical Garden
PDF icon Gloria_Abramoff_WWOHP-A.pdf Gloria Abramoff 10/22/2007 Former Owner and Operator of Tatnuck Bookseller
Claudia J. Aitken 10/24/2005 School psychologist;Created Peace Busters Mediation Program
Mercy Akpan 11/11/2005 Minister, born in Nigeria
PDF icon Aleksiewicz_Mary.pdf Mary Aleksiewicz 10/26/2005 Vice President of Nursing, Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
Mary Anderson 02/21/2009 Assembly line worker at General Motors; Mother
PDF icon Anderson_Mary_Lou-wwohp_edit.pdf Mary Lou Anderson 03/23/2009 College Dean and Professor
PDF icon arvizu_erin_transcript_-_edit.pdf Erin Arvizu 03/25/2013 Owner of Wild Orchid Baby
PDF icon Aschkenase_Thea_wwohp.pdf Thea Aschkenase 02/20/2009 Auschwitz survivor, Worcester State College graduate, Commonwealth Corps volunteer
PDF icon Athy_Barbara.pdf Barbara Trayers Athy 04/23/2006 Director of Marketing and Communication, Abby’s House
PDF icon ayisi_erica.pdf Erica Ayisi 11/16/2014 Reporter, Worcester News Tonight
PDF icon Azanza_Mary_Anne_wwohp-edit.pdf Mary Ann Azanza 03/30/2009 Provincial Superior of the Assumption Sisters in the United States
PDF icon bailey_julie.pdf Julie Bailey 11/24/2014 Director, Lenfest Animal Health Center, Becker College
Kay Bassett 10/23/2007 Technical Manager; Chair, Red Cross; Wife of President of Clark University
PDF icon beaver_amanda_-_edit.pdf Amanda Beaver 11/16/2015 College of the Holy Cross Administrator
PDF icon Bennet_Rosamond.pdf Rosamond Riley Bennet 10/23/2006 Member, Unitarian Universalist Church on Main Street; Volunteer for Planned Parenthood
Sande Bishop 11/06/2006 Medical Historian;Columnist for "Worcester Medicine"
PDF icon Bizarro_Cynthia_wwohp.pdf Cynthia Bizzaro 11/11/2005 Born in Worcester, Music Teacher and Pianist
PDF icon bloom_edla.pdf Edla Bloom 11/11/2010 Executive Director of AIDS Project Worcester and other organizations
PDF icon bluemel_paulette.pdf Paulette Bluemel 11/11/2011 Special Education Teacher
PDF icon bona_lee_-_edit.pdf Leanore Bona 10/18/2015 President, League of Women Voters Worcester; lawyer, community volunteer
PDF icon bonsu_melanie_-_edit.pdf Melanie Bonsu 11/06/2015 Girl Scouts Administrator
PDF icon boone_melinda_transcript_-_edit.pdf Melinda Boone 02/28/2013 Superintendent of Worcester Public Schools
Donna Bouchard 11/29/2006 Works at Paper and Oil Company
PDF icon bovill_angela_-_edit.pdf Angela Bovill 10/11/2013 President and CEO Lutheran Social Services of New England
PDF icon bradbury_erin.pdf Erin Bradbury 02/28/2014 Lawyer; Owns law firm; Community Volunteer
Jacqueline Brennan 11/20/2006 Physical and Occupational Therapist;College Professor
PDF icon brunelle_mary.pdf Mary Brunelle 04/12/2011 College Librarian
PDF icon brunelle_aimee_edited.pdf Aimee Brunelle 03/13/2013 Emergency Psychiatric Clinician; member of the first class of women at Assumption College
PDF icon Buglione_Suzanne_wwohp.pdf Suzanne M. Buglione 10/26/2005 College Professor, Business Owner, Community Volunteer
PDF icon bumpus_vanessa_-_edit.pdf Vanessa Bumpus 11/13/2015 Exhibition Coordinator, Worcester Historical Museum
PDF icon Burdick_Anita_wwohp.pdf Anita Burdick 10/28/2005 Office Administrator, Business Owner, Mother of Three
PDF icon calo_kathryn_-_edit.pdf Kathryn Calo 10/26/2015 Partner, Bowditch and Dewey Attorneys
Nancy Caruso 10/18/2006 Worcester Public School Teacher
PDF icon castiel_matilde_eng_rev.pdf Matilde Castiel 03/23/2011 English Translation -- Physician, UMass Medical School; Director, Héctor Reyes House; Born in Cuba
PDF icon castielmatilde_spa_rev.pdf Matilde Castiel 03/23/2011 Spanish Interview -- Médica, UMass Hospital and Medical School; Dirige la Casa de Héctor Reyes;Lugar de origen: Cuba
PDF icon caswell_laura.pdf Laura Caswell 05/02/2011 Computer Programmer
Susan Ceccacci 11/12/2010 Historical Architect
Julie Cerqueira 04/27/2006 Student, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Peace Corps Volunteer
PDF icon chandler_harriette_wwohp.pdf Harriette L. Chandler 08/10/2010 Massachusetts State Sentaor
PDF icon charbonneau_louise.pdf Louise Charbonneau 11/17/2014 Director, Holden Senior Center
PDF icon clarke_louise.pdf Louise Clarke 11/18/2010 Grant Writer/Development
PDF icon cody_lynn.pdf Lynn Cody 04/07/2014 Marketing and media administrator
PDF icon cohen_marjorie_transcript.pdf Marjorie Cohen 02/11/2016 Community Activist for Children with Special Needs
Shirley Coleman 10/19/2005 Lived in Worcester's Indian Hill neighborhood for forty-one years
PDF icon connolly_lorraine_wwohp.pdf Lorraine Connolly 08/12/2011 Retired computer programmer
PDF icon Connolly_Donna_wwohp.pdf Donna Connolly 11/11/2009 Director, Worcester Educational Talent Search, Colleges of Worcester Consortium
PDF icon Connolly_Lori_wwohp.pdf Lori Connolly 02/28/2009 Occupational Therapist, Member of Central Mass Families Organizing for Change
PDF icon Constantin_Claire_wwohp.pdf Claire Constantin 03/06/2008 Retired Government Worker, Volunteer at the Deaf Senior Center and the Rape Crisis Center
PDF icon cook_lisa_connelly_-edit.pdf Lisa Connelly Cook 10/17/2012 Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Quinsigamond Community College

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