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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
Andrea Ayvazian papers
Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015
Guida West papers
Abstract Political sociologist; activist; author. The papers focus primarily on West's activism, research, professional activities, speeches, and writings related to welfare rights and economic justice. Her extensive working files document individuals and organizations working for civil rights, welfare rights, and related social movements from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Organizations represented include the Montclair Welfare Rights and Friends of Welfare Rights, National Welfare Rights...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2006
Leslie Tarr Laurie papers
Abstract Leslie Tarr Laurie helped found The Family Planning Council of Western Massachusetts (later known as Tapestry Health Systems) 1973 to provide family planning services (birth control, pregnancy testing, referral for adoption and abortion services) and other health services (STD testing, gynecological exams). She would serve as CEO/Executive Director of the agency for the next 40 years until her resignation in early 2014. The collection contains correspondence, publications, minutes, reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1955 - 2021
Margaret Sanger Papers Project records
Abstract The Margaret Sanger Papers Project (MSPP) is a historical editing project sponsored by the Division of Libraries at New York University. The Project was formed by Dr. Esther Katz in 1985 to locate, arrange, edit, research, and publish the papers of the noted birth control pioneer. The collection contains biographical files, subject files, chronology and newspaper clippings, correspondence, a few primary sources (pamphlets, brochures, and publications), computer files, and an FBI file on...
Dates of Materials: 1879 - 2012
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
Virginia Apuzzo papers
Abstract Catholic nun; Lesbian activist; AIDS activist; National Gay and Lesbian Task Force director. Correspondence, reports, news coverage, speeches and speech notes, financial records, and photographs. The papers particularly well document the burgeoning AIDS crisis of the 1980s and the political response. The papers also show well how the Gay and Lesbian Movement grew over time and gained wider acceptance as personified by this one woman's rise in relative political power from the State House in...
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2012
- Financial records 6
- clippings 6
- Electronic records 5
- Videotapes 5
- articles 5
- photographs 5
- reports 5
- Annual reports 4
- Awards 4
- Bibliographies 4
- DVD-Video discs 4
- Electronic mail 4
- Essays 4 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Portuguese 1
- Adamson, Rebecca 1
- Apuzzo, Virginia (1941) 1
- Ayvazian, Andrea 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Communitas 1
- Crowe, Frances, 1919- 1
- Cuomo, Mario, 1932- 1
- First Nations Development Institute (Fredericksburg, VA) 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1
- Kramer, Marian 1
- Laurie, Leslie Tarr 1
- Margaret Sanger Papers Project 1
- Margaret Sanger Research Bureau 1
- Mount Holyoke College 1
- National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (U.S.) 1 + ∧ less