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National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lisa Leghorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00270
Abstract Author, Feminist. The Lisa Leghorn Papers consist of her research files, organized by subject. Types of material include articles, notes, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and printed material. The files relate to her books on women and development; woman and hunger; women, economics and housework. There are also materials on battered women (including Laura X case); women's rights in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S.; and the International Women's Year...
Dates of Materials: 1966 - 1989

Susan Rubin collection on International Women's Year and subsequent conferences

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00792
Abstract

Among her other roles in women's equity movements, Susan Rubin was a staff member on the National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year Secretariat, which was responsible for organizing the 1977 historic women’s conference in Houston, Texas. This collection reflects Rubin's role as a staff member for the Commission working on the 1977 conference as well as later conferences, including Beijing, 1990.

Dates of Materials: 1972-1990

Women's Action Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00363
Abstract Women's advocacy organization and feminist collective. The extensive WAA records are a rich source of information about the contemporary women's movement and the dynamics of race and class within it. The organization's projects focused on such issues as coalition-building among women's groups, women's economic development, teenage pregnancy prevention, and non-sexist child development. The WAA Records document the administration of the organization, its projects, and its role as a women's...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 1996

Women's rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00397
Abstract This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission...
Dates of Materials: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983