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Lawyer; Labor organizer. Materials documenting Foo's activism in advocating for the rights of immigrant workers in the U.S., primarily via the Asian Law Caucus and Sweatshop Watch; plus published writings, speeches, and interviews.
Margaret Hepburn Snyder became a charter member of Kenosha Hospital Auxiliary in 1940 and expanded her work to eventually become the Director of hospital volunteers at Kenosha Memorial Hospital, Wisconsin (1956-65). The collection documents her work at the hospital through an autobiographical manuscript, board meeting minutes, annual reports and newsletters, slides, speeches, and correspondence.
Lawyer, professor, and political activist. Major themes reflected in the papers include international law, anti-communism, civil rights, the anti-Vietnam war and anti-nuclear movements. The papers also document Kaufman's close associations with other prominent civil rights attorneys and her involvement in international war crimes tribunals. Material includes trial records and research; correspondence; published and unpublished writings; speeches; and teaching materials.
The collection contains professional academic papers and materials associated with publications of Mary Ryan, Women's History and Women's Studies scholar.
Melanie Tervalon is a noted activist, physician, and educator, a former member of the Third World Women’s Alliance, Angela Davis Defense Committee, and Venceremos Brigade, and creator of the “cultural humility” framework for anti-oppressive medical care. The collection consists of speeches made by Tervalon, primarily on reproductive health and other medical issues of importance to women and the Black community. Also includes biographical information about Tervalon.
Civic leader; intellectual; teacher; lawyer; congressman; minister. Papers include diaries of Elizabeth Parker McCollester, 1878-1925, which record Smith College life, women's clubs, Claremont (NH), Detroit, and Medford (Mass.). There is also family correspondence, travel diaries, photographs, and memorabilia of various members of the family resided in New Hampshire.
The Pat Carbine papers documents the personal and professional life of Pat Carbine, one of Ms. Magazine’s founding editors and their publisher between 1972 and 1987.
This collection documents Patricia Lee Lewis' personal life, education, and several different careers; her political activism; her work in rural, community-based agriculture; and her evolution as a creative writer and teacher of that craft.
Lawyer, legislator, and local official. The Mink Papers focus primarily on her first tenure as a representative to the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii, 1965 to 1977. Types of materials include speeches, photographs, press releases, articles, legislative bills, and an oral history transcript. Topics include education, the status of women, women in politics, foreign relations with Vietnam and China, labor unions, the armed forces and national defense, and minority rights.
Woman's club leader, suffragist and lecturer. Much of the collection appears to have been part of a scrapbook. Writings and speeches primarily relate to her father (Colonel and U.S. Representative Benjamin A. Willis), the League of Nations, suffrage, the Institute of Human Relations, and women's clubs. Correspondents include Gertrude Atherton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Florence G. Tuttle.
Editor; YWCA worker; Women's rights advocate; Pacifist. Papers include McCulloch's published writings and notes on education, religion, social progress, working women, marriage and the women's movement; speeches; biographical material; memorabilia; photographs; a scrapbook kept by McCulloch's mother; and writings by close friend and pacifist Henrietta Roelofs.
Opera singer and Director, Metropolitan Opera National Company. Collection primarily documents Stevens's administrative roles in the Metropolitan Opera Company and in the National Endowment for the Arts and includes correspondence, speeches, interviews, scripts, fan mail, photographs, music notebooks, concert scores, memorabilia, and artwork.