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McAdams, Karin Augerson (April 8, 1940)



  • Existence: April 8, 1940


Karin McAdams was born at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital on April 8, 1940. With degrees from Pomona College and UC-Berkeley, Ms. McAdams left her job at the UCLA Library in 1966 to move to Schenectady, New York, and get married. On March 24, 1983, having gotten divorced, she moved to Kansas City with her three children to begin a family with Echo (Linda J. Ray). When in Kansas City, Ms. McAdams received another Master’s Degree from UMKC in Adult Education, and went on to work for the Women’s Employment Network, teaching for the GED, and later vocational skills. She retired in 2005, and went on to do work with the Prairie Village Environment and Recycling Committee, along with her continued involvement with Quaker groups.

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Echo (Linda J. Ray) and Karin A. McAdams Collection

Identifier: MS-0199
Scope and Contents The Echo (Linda J. Ray) and Karin A. McAdams Collection was a gift of Echo and McAdams in July 2011. Contained in the collection are two scrapbooks, featuring a wide array of Newspaper Clippings, Magazine Articles, Flyers, Photographs, and Programs dating from 1976-1983, and featuring LGBT rights and women’s issues. A few miscellaneous items are also featured, including two Gay Games medals and a necklace.The audiovisual materials in the collection contain audio and video...
Dates: 1976 - 2010