Women Alive!; Four Men in Oregon

Identity elements

Reference code


Name and location of repository

Level of description



Women Alive!; Four Men in Oregon


  • 1975 (Creation)


videotapes; positive; black-and-white films (visual works); sound; 0:20:10

Name of creator

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

All segments are part of "Women Alive!" program (title drawn from segment title card). "Four Men in Oregon." Four separate interviews with men of varying employment types and backgrounds, all taking place in Eugene, Oregon. Interviewees are Rick Myers, a folk singer from San Francisco; Jim Swan, a teacher at the University of Oregon; Mike McMullen, a businessman from Eugene; and Dave Burwell, forester and logger. Questions are asked off-camera, while interviewees respond to questions relating to themes of masculinity, men and women in the workforce, men's societal and familial roles, and emotional expectations. Segment 2: (0:14:58) Sylvia Porter, columnist and author, talks about evolving roles and equality of women in the workforce. Discusses familial and economic changes as more women are continually entering the workforce. Segment 3: (0:18:02) As program ends, the musical group Novella Nelson performs.

"Women Alive!" credits: Directed by Roger Englander; Produced by Joan Shigekawa; Coordinating Producer, Jacqueline Donnet; Associate Producer, Janet Klein; Art Direction, Marsha Louis Eck; Production Manager, Mona Kligman. "Four Men from Oregon" Produced by Vic Losick; Camera, Duke McDonough; Sound, Tom Cohen; Assistant Camera, Jim Fehrman; Film Editor, Howard Milkin; Assistant Editors, Peri Muldofsky and Bobby Brooks. "Women Alive!" staff: Production Assistant, Ann Sellew; Researchers, Susan Baskin and Barbara Grace; Production Secretary, Shelley Taylor Huis; Title Design by Irene Trivas; Music Supervision, John Adams; Engineering Supervisor, Andy Setos; Videotape Editor, Glenn Jordan; Associate Director Judi Elterman; Lighting Designer, Danny Franks; Audio, Vicki Weger; Technical Director, Robert Kafarski; Executive Producer, Ronnie M. Eldridge. Musicians for Novella Nelson; Bob Cunningham, Leopoldo Fleming and Linda Twine. Produced in collaboration with Ms. Magazine.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

Copyright for this recording is held by Creative Outlet Portland. In some cases, additional parties may hold copyright to all or portions of the content of individual recordings, and use may also require permissions from these copyright holders. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright - http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Physical access

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Languages of the material

  • eng

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

The Video Access Project (Public Access Television Program), MIC8, MI11835

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Digital object metadata

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area