Audio Files For Day, Dorothy

  • Blessed are the poor [sound recording] - Formal remarks made by Dorothy Day at St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. Speech regards solutions for poverty including hospices, kibbutzim and other collectives. After the speech a reaction session takes place

  • Blessed are the poor [sound recording] - Formal remarks made by Dorothy Day at St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. Speech regards solutions for poverty including hospices, kibbutzim and other collectives. After the speech a reaction session takes place

  • Dorothy Day on Activism - After a brief introduction, Dorothy Day gives a speech on the state of activism (religious and otherwise) in the world today. She says that movements are cyclical; they 'need to die and be reborn.' She also discusses civil rights, race relations, and the philosophy behind the Houses of Hospitality. She speaks at length about the relationship between workers and scholars, and gives examples of how difficult it is to overcome the barriers between them.

  • Dorothy Day on Survival - Dorothy Day gives a talk that touches on a variety of topics, all loosely related to survival. She begins by discussing the nature of mobs, including Eugene V. Debs feelings on them (‘even the most friendly mob smells of the beast’). Day goes on to discuss her feelings on mass demonstrations—she doesn’t like them very much, but she feels that they are a good opportunity for young people to test their survival skills. She also discusses agriculture and farming; mass evacuations; World War II and the poor; the decline of white people; the rise of Blacks, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans; her experiences with stealing; and her childhood shame of her family’s poverty.

  • Dorothy Day on Survival - Dorothy Day gives a talk that touches on a variety of topics, all loosely related to survival. She begins by discussing the nature of mobs, including Eugene V. Debs feelings on them (‘even the most friendly mob smells of the beast’). Day goes on to discuss her feelings on mass demonstrations—she doesn’t like them very much, but she feels that they are a good opportunity for young people to test their survival skills. She also discusses agriculture and farming; mass evacuations; World War II and the poor; the decline of white people; the rise of Blacks, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans; her experiences with stealing; and her childhood shame of her family’s poverty.

  • Poverty and the Christian commitment [sound recording] - Formal remarks made by Dorothy Day at New York University's social action forum, mainly concerning Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement, communal living, the Vietnam War, and conscientious objection. A lengthy question and answer session follows, covering these topics as well as labor unions, war contracts, and governmental anti-poverty programs

  • Poverty and the Christian commitment [sound recording] - Formal remarks made by Dorothy Day at New York University's social action forum, mainly concerning Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement, communal living, the Vietnam War, and conscientious objection. A lengthy question and answer session follows, covering these topics as well as labor unions, war contracts, and governmental anti-poverty programs

  • Reconciliation with the poor and alienated [sound recording] - Speech by Dorothy Day at the Eastern General Conference on the Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church. Day discusses the Pentecostal movement but also touches upon racism, poverty, women's liberation and farming. A question and answer session follows where the Jesus Prayer is discussed.

  • Reconciliation with the poor and alienated [sound recording] - Speech by Dorothy Day at the Eastern General Conference on the Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church. Day discusses the Pentecostal movement but also touches upon racism, poverty, women's liberation and farming. A question and answer session follows where the Jesus Prayer is discussed

  • Talk at Blackfriars [sound recording] - An informal talk with Blackfriars. Dorothy Day begins talking about cooperative farming and other aspects of communal living in Catholic Worker Movement areas. There are lengthy comments on going to prison, the nuclear age and the role of priests, and Day's time spent in Mississippi and Alabama, where she encountered racism firsthand. She also highlights Catholic Worker publishing firsts and the stylistic differences between Peter Maurin and Ammon Hennacy

  • Talk at Blackfriars [sound recording] - An informal talk with Blackfriars. Dorothy Day begins talking about cooperative farming and other aspects of communal living in Catholic Worker Movement areas. There are lengthy comments on going to prison, the nuclear age and the role of priests, and Day's time spent in Mississippi and Alabama, where she encountered racism firsthand. She also highlights Catholic Worker publishing firsts and the stylistic differences between Peter Maurin and Ammon Hennacy

  • Talk at Marquette University [sound recording] - Comments made by Dorothy Day. After poems read by Ken Feit and an introduction by Michael Cullen, topics include the Milwaukee 14 and Chicago 15, Catholic worker finances, non-payment of taxes as civil disobedience, and violence in New York City. After the talk, there is an interview by an unknown writer covering the Bible, militants, and the Catholic Worker Movement

  • Talk at Marquette University [sound recording] - Comments made by Dorothy Day. After poems read by Ken Feit and an introduction by Michael Cullen, topics include the Milwaukee 14 and Chicago 15, Catholic worker finances, non-payment of taxes as civil disobedience, and violence in New York City. After the talk, there is an interview by an unknown writer covering the Bible, militants, and the Catholic Worker Movement.

  • Talk at Peacemaker Conference [sound recording] - Informal talk by Dorothy Day at the Conference held in Tivoli, N.Y., in 1974. After discussing Peter Maurin's ideas and philosophies at length, Day discusses land trusts as a way of securing land to do good. Also discussed are Eugene Debs and a recent trip to Kansas.

  • Talk at Peacemaker Conference [sound recording] - Informal talk by Dorothy Day at the Conference held in Tivoli, N.Y., in 1974. After discussing Peter Maurin's ideas and philosophies at length, Day discusses land trusts as a way of securing land to do good. Also discussed are Eugene Debs and a recent trip to Kansas

  • Talk at Seton Hall University [sound recording] - Dorothy Day speaks on intersections between anarchism/personalism, pacifism and Christianity. Class warfare is also discussed

  • Talk at Seton Hall University [sound recording] - Dorothy Day speaks on intersections between anarchism/personalism, pacifism and Christianity. Class warfare is also discussed.

  • Talk at University of Santa Clara [sound recording] - Informal talk given by Dorothy Day. Major topics include her civil rights experiences in Mississippi, including violence, mobs, and the media, the structure and function of the Catholic Worker houses, communal farming, war and pacifism, and bureaucratic barriers for the poor. There is also a lengthy account of her visit to Cuba in 1958.

  • Talk at joint meeting of Franciscan Fraters of Old Mission Santa Barbara and the Catholic Human Relations Council of Santa Barbara [sound recording] - Remarks made by Dorothy Day at the joint meeting. Topics include Day's firsthand experiences with the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Alabama, Oakland's House of Hospitality and Brother Antoninus, unemployment solutions, and organizing migrant workers. There is also a lengthy description of her 1962 trip to Cuba

  • Talk at joint meeting of Franciscan Fraters of Old Mission Santa Barbara and the Catholic Human Relations Council of Santa Barbara [sound recording] - Remarks made by Dorothy Day at the joint meeting. Topics include Day's firsthand experiences with the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and Alabama, Oakland's House of Hospitality and Brother Antoninus, unemployment solutions, and organizing migrant workers. There is also a lengthy description of her 1962 trip to Cuba

  • Talk at the Ohio Catholic Education Association Convention [sound recording] - Comments made by Dorothy Day at the Convention. She discusses Peter Maurin and Ammon Hennacy's ideas about prayer, and helping the poor through direct action. She also touches on education in Cuba and Tanzania, and the nonviolent actions of Gandhi and Cesar Chavez

  • Talk at the Ohio Catholic Education Association Convention [sound recording] - Comments made by Dorothy Day at the Convention. She discusses Peter Maurin and Ammon Hennacy's ideas about prayer, and helping the poor through direct action. She also touches on education in Cuba and Tanzania, and the nonviolent actions of Gandhi and Cesar Chavez

  • Talk on trip to Australia, India, and Africa [sound recording] - Partial talk by Dorothy Day given in Tivoli, N.Y. covering her 1970 trip. She describes the political situations in Bombay (now Mumbai), Calcutta, and Tanzania, and touches on Marxism and socialism in Africa

  • Talk on trip to Australia, India, and Africa [sound recording] - Partial talk by Dorothy Day given in Tivoli, N.Y. covering her 1970 trip. She describes the political situations in Bombay (now Mumbai), Calcutta, and Tanzania, and touches on Marxism and socialism in Africa.

  • The pacifist views of The Catholic worker [sound recording] - Informal remarks made by Dorothy Day at Marquette University to a group of students and faculty, chiefly concerning pacifism, her recent visit to Mexico, and her longer sojourn there in 1929-1930. A lengthy question and answer session follows which addresses a variety of topics, including anarchism, the formation of conscience, and Day's participation in protests against civil defense drills

  • The pacifist views of The Catholic worker [sound recording] - Informal remarks made by Dorothy Day at Marquette University to a group of students and faculty, chiefly concerning pacifism, her recent visit to Mexico, and her longer sojourn there in 1929-1930. A lengthy question and answer session follows which addresses a variety of topics, including anarchism, the formation of conscience, and Day's participation in protests against civil defense drills.