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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
Dolores Alexander papers
Abstract Writer; Reporter; Lesbian activist. The Dolores Alexander Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other documents pertaining to Alexander's work as a writer (freelance and as employed by Time, Inc.); files pertaining to Alexander's activism in NOW, Women Against Pornography, and to broader feminist and lesbian issues; files documenting the history of Mother Courage Restaurant in New York; books and audiovisual materials on the subject of achieving financial independence, and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1998; Majority of material found in 1960s-70s
Equal Rights Amendment Campaign Archives Project records
Abstract Documentation program. The Equal Rights Amendment Campaign Archives Project Records include correspondence, speeches, legal documents, photographs, press releases, reports, articles, interview transcripts, audio and video tapes, legislative records, logbooks, notes, documentary footage, and memorabilia. The bulk of the records comprise audiovisual materials from two documentaries: "Who Will Protect the Family," Victoria Costello's PBS documentary based on the 1982 North Carolina...
Dates of Materials: 1970-1985
Abstract Collection contains articles, bibliographies, books, greeting cards, leaflets, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, reports, and syllabi addressing "the family," including topics such as homemakers, housework, marriage, unwed mothers, and divorce. Includes feminist critique of marriage and the family by both well-known feminists and more mainstream writers and journalists. Contains documentation of the changes in American family structures and norms that resulted from the cultural...
Dates of Materials: 1829 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980
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
Molly Yard papers
Abstract Mary Alexander (Molly) Yard was a political, civil rights and feminist organizer, best known for her work as the president of the National Organization for Women from 1987-1991, during which time she organized the 1989 National March for Women's Lives, one of the largest marches in Washington D.C. history. Born in 1912 in Shanghai, China, where her parents had sought temporary refuge from the political conflicts rocking Chengtu, the provincial home of their Methodist Episcopl mission. She...
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 1993
Patricia Rusch Hyatt papers
The collection contains correspondence, publications, notes, press releases, and photographs related to the International Women's Year and the convening of the Houston 1977 conference; materials reflect state as well as national organizing efforts.
Dates of Materials: 1972-2016
Women's liberation collection
Abstract This collection documents the mid-20th century women's liberation movement in the United States. Materials include printed material, bibliographies, book reviews, books, catalogs, correspondence, position papers, publicity, questionnaires, reports, resolutions, speeches, photographs and audiotapes. There is also memorabilia and ephemera. Also included are organizational files of the National Organization for Women, and local groups such as New York City's Redstockings and Berkeley's Women's...
Dates of Materials: 1959-2006; Majority of material found within 1966-78
- Feminism 7
- photographs 7
- Audiotapes 6
- correspondence 6
- Videotapes 5
- articles 5
- reports 5
- Books 4
- Feminists -- United States 4
- Financial records 4
- Notes 4
- Pamphlets 4
- Speeches. 4
- press releases 4
- Brochures 3
- Computer media 3
- Greeting cards 3
- Lesbian feminism 3 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 2
- Adam, Margie 1
- Alexander, Dolores 1
- American Student Union 1
- Atkinson, Ti-Grace 1
- Biren, Joan E. (1944) 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Christian, Meg 1
- Costello, Victoria 1
- Costello-Clunn, Victoria 1
- Deming, Barbara, 1917 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.)--20th century 1
- East, Catherine 1
- Equal Rights Amendment Campaign Archives Project 1
- Feminist Press 1
- Firestone, Shulamith 1
- Fitzgerald, Frances, 1940- 1 + ∧ less