Darlene Wone Papers (TAM 643)

From approximately the mid-1970s through the late 1980s, Darlene Wone was an activist in the Asian/Pacific/American women’s movement, as well as the Asian American movement. Wone (also known as Mei Oye, and Mei Oye Soo Hoo in the 1970s and 1980s), a Brooklyn-born Chinese American and a college graduate, worked in the television broadcast industry and public relations. Memberships she held and positions she served in organizations arising from these movements included a stint as editor for In Touch, the newsletter of the New York City-based feminist organization Asian Women United, public relations coordinator for the Coalition of Asian/Pacific/American Associations, member of the official delegation to the National Network of Asian and Pacific Women to the First National Asian/Pacific/American Women’s Conference for Educational Equity, and member of a fundraising committee for the New York Asian/Pacific/American Women’s Network.

To learn more about the contents of the Darlene Wone Papers (TAM 643), located at the NYU Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, view the collection’s finding aid.