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Aalfs, Janet E.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Janet Aalfs interviewed by Aoife Smith, 2019 March 29

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Aalfs reflects up her experiences in the world as a lesbian and artist. Aalfs discusses the importance of community and community building and how those things have been important in her life as well as the lives of others. In addition to this Aalfs shares insights on how Northampton and the women's movement have changed from the 1970s and 1980s to today.

Dates of Materials: 2019 March 29

Joann Aalfs papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00479
Abstract The Joann Aalfs papers document the New Bedford Women's Center (founded circa 1969), of which Aalfs was a member. She kept complete and highly detailed records that provide excellent documentation of the beginnings of this grassroots women's organization, the personal and political dimensions of the problems its members sought to address and remedy, as well as the economic, social and cultural context in which it existed. Much of the correspondence is family-related, over multiple...
Dates of Materials: 1902 - 2015

Valley Women's Martial Arts records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00507
Scope and Contents The Valley Women Martial Arts Records consists of documents pertaining to daily operations of the organization, including mailing lists, public relations materials, and fundraising initiatives; information about VWMA programs and classes, including registration forms, tests and test results, and student and teacher evaluations; newsclippings, student art, correspondence; publications and information about other self-defense organizations and programs, primarily in Massachusetts but also...
Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2013

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