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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
Carole A. Oglesby papers
Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.
Dates of Materials: 1950-2018
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
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
New Jersey Project records
Abstract Feminist advocacy and educational program. Collection is a rich source of information about issues of race, class, and gender in higher education, in New Jersey specifically, and the efforts of that State to address them among its college and university students and faculty. Types of materials include administrative files, publications, correspondence and emails, reports, writings, books, photographs, conference packets, audiocassettes, DVDs, videocassettes, grant applications, financial...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2006
Planned Parenthood Federation of America records (PPFA I)
Abstract The records of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America provide substantial information about the history of the birth control and family planning movement nationally and internationally. The records contain correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, publicity, publications, and congressional and legal materials. They document many aspects of the work of the PPFA and its predecessor organizations, advocacy, medical work, and the activities of its staff and affiliates. The PPFA Records are...
Dates of Materials: 1918 - 1974
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
Saint Joan's International Alliance, U.S. Section records
Abstract The St Joan's International Alliance was established in England in 1911 as the Catholic Women's Suffrage Society, to encourage support within the Catholic Church for woman suffrage. Once women's suffrage was attained in Great Britain in 1918, the organization gradually broadened its role to include other social issues affecting women, eventually including abolition of child and forced marriage; slavery traffic; the political rights of women; equal access to education, vocational training,...
Dates of Materials: 1963 - 2014
- photographs 8
- Speeches. 7
- Videotapes 7
- clippings 7
- reports 7
- Books 6
- Brochures 6
- Computer media 6
- Memorandums 6
- Newsletters 6
- articles 6
- Awards 5
- Electronic mail 5
- Pamphlets 5
- press releases 5 + ∧ less
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Adamson, Rebecca 1
- Alan Guttmacher Institute 1
- American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Division for Girls and Women's Sports 1
- American Association of University Professors 1
- American Birth Control League 1
- Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
- Best, Winfield 1
- Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Birth Control Federation of America 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- First Nations Development Institute (Fredericksburg, VA) 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Global Campaign for Microbicides 1
- Guttmacher, Alan Frank, 1898- 1
- Halima, Yasmin 1
- Heise, Lori 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 1 + ∧ less