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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Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism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
Frances Crowe papers
Abstract Frances Crowe was a major figure in peace and social justice activism in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Her papers document decades of social justice activism in the Valley, including through local chapters of the American Friends' Service Committee, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Women Against the War, War Resisters' League, and Amnesty International. Materials in this collection include her writings, notes, photographs, posters, memorabilia, and...
Dates of Materials: 1930 - 2019
Global Campaign for Microbicides records
Abstract The Washington-based Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM), which engaged over 300 organizations worldwide from its founding in 1998 to the present, focused on encouraging the development of HIV/AIDS prevention methods that women could use autonomously, with no active partner participation. The collection contains a wide range of materials from published scientific research to documentation of the GCM's lobbying efforts in Washington, as well as personal correspondence and handwritten...
Dates of Materials: 1990-2011
Gloria Steinem papers
Abstract Journalist; feminist; political activist; co-founder, Ms magazine; co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; and co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to providing a complete picture of the life of an important feminist leader, the Gloria Steinem Papers document women at the grassroots level of the feminist movement, whose letters to Steinem demonstrate her role as a symbol of the changes they were experiencing...
Dates of Materials: 1908 - 2016
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
Jeanne L. Noble papers
Abstract Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2002
Katherine Triantafillou papers
Abstract Katherine Triantafillou was the first openly gay person to practice law privately in Massachusetts when she opened her doors in 1975. She continues to specialize in lesbian and gay issues, and offers legal council for victims of domestic violence and other disadvantaged citizens. Her papers contain biographical information, correspondence, photographs, AV material, syllabi and course packets from courses she taught at several Boston area law schools, documentation of cases she litigated, and...
Dates of Materials: 1955 - 2007
Lesléa Newman papers
Lesléa Newman is an American author and editor whose writing explores lesbian, feminist, and Jewish themes and their intersection. The collection contains materials documenting her professional career as a writer, speaker, and teacher, including drafts of writing, correspondence, speeches, and audiovisual material.
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2016
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
- Electronic records 9
- Financial records 9
- clippings 9
- photographs 9
- Videotapes 8
- memorabilia 8
- CD-ROMs 7
- Notes 7
- DVD-Video discs 6
- Pamphlets 6
- Writings 6
- notebooks 6
- Essays 5
- Legal documents 5
- Manuscripts 5 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Portuguese 1
- Crowe, Frances, 1919- 2
- Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 1
- American Friends Service Committee-Massachusetts 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
- Cuomo, Mario, 1932- 1
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
- Democratic Party (Calif.)--20th century 1
- Feigen, Brenda 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908- 1
- Global Campaign for Microbicides 1
- Halima, Yasmin 1
- Heise, Lori 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1 + ∧ less