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Alexander, Dolores


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dolores Alexander, 2004-07-31

 File — Box 7: Series Accession 2006-S-0059 [Barcode: 310183630395290]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes NFWFWF newsletters and flyers (1982-83, 1992-2002); results of a questionnaire to evaluate the organization's programs and services, to determine future goals, and to gather census data on its members (2002); photocopies of interviews of Patsy Rogers and Lucille Goodman, taken from Together Forever: Gay and Lesbian Marriage, by Eric Marcus (1998); and 2 videotapes: of Edna Bennett and Pepper Wheeler and friends in their home (circa 1970s?), and of "Midsummer Revels"...
Dates of Materials: 2004-07-31

Dolores Alexander interviewed by Kelly Anderson, March 20, 2004 and October 22, 2005

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 310183630030517]
Scope and Contents In this oral history Alexander reflects on her childhood in New Jersey, her education, and her early marriage as a lead-in to her involvement with the women's movement. Alexander details her relationship to Betty Friedan and the National Organization for Women and her painful experiences as part of the lesbian purge. Alexander also describes her life with Mother Courage, the restaurant she opened with partner Jill Ward, which became a hub of radical feminism in the 70s. Lastly, she reflects...
Dates of Materials: March 20, 2004 and October 22, 2005

Dolores Alexander papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00582
Abstract Writer; Reporter; Lesbian activist. The Dolores Alexander Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other documents pertaining to Alexander's work as a writer (freelance and as employed by Time, Inc.); files pertaining to Alexander's activism in NOW, Women Against Pornography, and to broader feminist and lesbian issues; files documenting the history of Mother Courage Restaurant in New York; books and audiovisual materials on the subject of achieving financial independence, and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1998; Majority of material found in 1960s-70s

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00535

Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.

Dates of Materials: 1990-2014