Oral History Interview With Masha Turchinsky

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Title

Oral History Interview With Masha Turchinsky

Description

Masha describes overcoming gender issues during her career and the importance of technology to her job as Director of the Hudson River Museum.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Masha Turchinsky

Hudson River Museum

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

3/10/2017

Contributor

Masha Turchinsky

Hudson River Museum

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.015.027

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Raven Hicks

Interviewee

Masha Turchinsky

Location

Yonkers Riverfront Library

Duration

12:22

Time Summary

00:30-Family history.
1:19-School 9
1:22-Emerson Middle School.
1:25-Gorton High School.
2:35-Fond memories of school.
3:21-Going to Gorton High School because of their computer program.
4:09-Fear of technology gradually erased.
4:39-Georgetown University.
5:07-Studying abroad in Madrid.
5:30-Museum in Madrid becomes place of solace and refuge.
6:04-Publishing and designing production following college.
7:02-Combining technology and art.
7:16-Working multiple positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9:15-Sexism in the work place.
9:52-Technology as being a male dominated field at the time.
12:06-Being helped along her career and overcoming hurdles.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Oral History Interview With Masha Turchinsky,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed March 24, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/522.