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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
Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson papers
Abstract YWCA worker, Labor reform advocate. The papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and focus on her work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Types of materials include correspondence; writings; photographs; press releases; reports; journal and newspaper articles; transcripts of interviews; and memorabilia. Included is a copy of her 1933 Columbia masters thesis on working women in San Francisco. The correspondence is revealing of Anderson's intensely religious family background....
Dates of Materials: 1901-1993; Majority of material found within 1922-55
Elinor Lipman papers
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Elinor Lipman, fiction author and teacher.
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2010
Eva Kollisch papers
Abstract Eva Berliner Kollisch (1925-) is an author and activist. She taught at Sarah Lawrence for thirty years, during which time she and Gerda Lerner and Joan Kelly created the Women's Studies Program. A significant portion of the collection pertains to Kollisch's years of teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, as well as to the writing and publication of her book, Girl in Movement: A Memoir (2002). Kollisch's interest in and involvement with several peace,...
Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2013
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
Letty Cottin Pogrebin papers
Abstract Journalist; co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus; co-founder, Ms. magazine; editor; Feminist. The collection consists largely of Pogrebin's professional papers reflecting her career as a writer and journalist, as well as her social activism in the Women's Liberation and feminist movements. The collection is organized primarily by writing and other projects and includes correspondence; research, organization, and subject files; drafts, published...
Dates of Materials: 1955 - 2022
Loraine Hutchins papers
Abstract Author; Bisexual rights activist; Professor, Women's Studies; Sex coach. Papers include correspondence, photographs, research subject files, published and unpublished writing by Hutchins and others, newspaper clippings, fliers, newsletters, and periodicals. The periodicals include extensive runs of radical feminist and feminist spirituality related periodicals and zines from the 1970s and bisexuality-themed periodicals of the 1990s. Other social justice movements--African American civil...
Dates of Materials: 1948-2020; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s
Mary Thom papers
Mary Thom was a feminist activist, author and editor of Ms Magazine. The materials in this collection document Thom's personal and professional life. They include correspondence; manuscript drafts; research and interviews for her biography of Bella Abzug and Ms. magazine projects; published works by Thom and others; and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2013
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
- Appointment books 6
- Audiotapes 6
- Financial records 6
- Books 5
- Brochures 5
- Computer media 5
- Contracts 5
- Electronic records 5
- Videotapes 5
- photographs 5
- Awards 4
- CD-ROMs 4
- DVD-Video discs 4
- Feminism 4
- Fliers 4
- Interviews 4 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Ms. (periodical) 2
- National Organization for Women 2
- Steinem, Gloria 2
- Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 1
- Adam, Margie 1
- Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver 1
- Biren, Joan E. (1944) 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- Black Women's Health Imperative 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Christian, Meg 1
- Copenhaver, Laura Scherer, 1868?-1940 1
- Deming, Barbara, 1917 1
- Edgar, Joanne 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Hammer, Barbara, 1939-2019 1
- Helaine Victoria Press 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1
- Hutchins, Adele 1 + ∧ less