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Aileen C. Hernandez papers
Abstract Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014
Elinor Lipman papers
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Elinor Lipman, fiction author and teacher.
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2010
Felice Yeskel papers
Activist; Educator. The papers of an activist who fought for peace, gay rights and an end to classism. include correspondence, research, lecture notes, published work, program files, organizational records, newspaper and magazine articles, email, photographs, films, and computer files. Especially well-documented is Yeskel's work to end homophobia and classism.
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2010
Joan E. Biren papers
Abstract Joan E. Biren, known as JEB, is a filmmaker, photographer, and lesbian activist who has been professionally known for documenting lesbian lives and communities since the 1970s. She became particularly well known in the 1980s for her slideshow and historical lecture affectionately known as The Dyke Show, with which she toured extensively. This collection includes JEB’s personal and professional records, and is rich in documentation of her photography and...
Dates of Materials: 1944-2019
Letty Cottin Pogrebin papers
Abstract Journalist; co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus; co-founder, Ms. magazine; editor; Feminist. The collection consists largely of Pogrebin's professional papers reflecting her career as a writer and journalist, as well as her social activism in the Women's Liberation and feminist movements. The collection is organized primarily by writing and other projects and includes correspondence; research, organization, and subject files; drafts, published...
Dates of Materials: 1955 - 2022
Loraine Hutchins papers
Abstract Author; Bisexual rights activist; Professor, Women's Studies; Sex coach. Papers include correspondence, photographs, research subject files, published and unpublished writing by Hutchins and others, newspaper clippings, fliers, newsletters, and periodicals. The periodicals include extensive runs of radical feminist and feminist spirituality related periodicals and zines from the 1970s and bisexuality-themed periodicals of the 1990s. Other social justice movements--African American civil...
Dates of Materials: 1948-2020; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s
Margaret Sanger papers
Abstract Birth control advocate and nurse. Sanger, a sex reform activist, fought for women's rights to use contraceptives and founded both the national and international Planned Parenthood Federations. Papers include correspondence, writings, organizational and conference materials documenting her leadership of the American and international birth control movements. Also included are records of activities and events related to Sanger's personal life, tributes, travels, art work, family materials,...
Dates of Materials: 1761 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1900-1966
Rebecca Adamson papers
Abstract Economist, Founder First Nations Development Institute, Native American rights advocate. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life, and focus on two organizations founded by Adamson, the First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW). Major topics include American Indians, indigenous people, and economic development. Portions of the work of FNDI are particularly well chronicled through detailed staff reports and records on Field Operations...
Dates of Materials: 1941 - 2013
- Appointment books 6
- Audiotapes 6
- Books 6
- Computer media 6
- Electronic records 6
- CD-ROMs 5
- Contracts 5
- DVD-Video discs 5
- Financial records 5
- Newspapers 5
- Publications 5
- photographs 5
- Brochures 4
- Greeting cards 4
- Jewish women 4
- Pamphlets 4 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- National Organization for Women 2
- Adam, Margie 1
- Adamson, Rebecca 1
- American Birth Control League 1
- Biren, Joan E. (1944) 1
- Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- Brush, Dorothy Hamilton, 1894-1968 1
- Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Chesler, Ellen, 1947- 1
- Christian, Meg 1
- Class Action (Organization) 1
- De Selincourt, Hugh, 1878-1951 1
- Deming, Barbara, 1917 1
- Diversity Works 1
- Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939 1
- Engelman, Kendall Clark and Peter 1
- First Nations Development Institute (Fredericksburg, VA) 1 + ∧ less