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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
Elizabeth A. Sackler papers
Elizabeth A. Sackler, the daughter of Arthur M. Sackler, a psychiatrist who made a fortune in the pharmaceutical business and a noted patron of the arts, has been a tireless advocate on behalf of American Indians and the repatriation of their sacred objects as well as a self-described "matron"of feminist art". Her papers include correspondence, reports, fundraising materials, A/V materials, photographs, and publications.
Dates of Materials: 1962 - 2017
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
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
Loretta J. Ross papers
Abstract Loretta J. Ross is a Reproductive Rights advocate, Civil Rights activist, feminist, women's health activist. Her papers contain speeches, writings, correspondence, organization and conference files, and audiovisual materials. The collection pertains primarily to Ross' activism for reproductive justice rights for women of color, anti-violence, international human rights work, and particularly to issues related black women's health. Other topics include abortion, women's health, teenage...
Dates of Materials: 1956 - 2014
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
Nkenge Touré papers
Abstract Political activist; Health reformer; Feminist; Civil rights activist. The papers consist of extensive files pertaining to Nkenge Touré's activism in health reform and civil and political rights for African American women. SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective and the D.C. Rape Crisis Center are well-documented, as are many conferences and workshops in which Touré participated. Touré's international work in these fields is also represented, and there is a small amount of...
Dates of Materials: 1968-2014
Women of Color Resource Center records
Women of color grassroots network; Welfare rights, reproductive rights, and women's health advocacy organization in Oakland, California. Records include publications, pamphlets and catalogs of the WCRC; programming materials, conference reports, background research files, and audiovisual material.
Dates of Materials: 1984 - 2011
- Organization files 7
- articles 7
- Computer media 6
- DVD-Video discs 6
- Videotapes 6
- clippings 6
- Awards 5
- CD-ROMs 5
- Electronic records 5
- Financial records 5
- Fund raising 5
- Leaflets 5
- Mailing lists 5
- Newsletters 5 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- National Organization for Women 2
- National Women's Health Network 2
- Rape Crisis Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Adam, Margie 1
- Alliance Against the Oppression of Women 1
- American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation 1
- Biren, Joan E. (1944) 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- Black Women's Health Imperative 1
- Burnham, Linda, 1948- 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Center for Democratic Renewal (Atlanta, GA) 1
- Chicago, Judy, 1939- 1
- Christian, Meg 1
- Deming, Barbara, 1917 1
- Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art 1
- Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Geis, Kate 1 + ∧ less