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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
Center for the Advancement of Women records
Women's advocacy group. The records document the daily activities of a feminist non-prift research and advocacy group. Major topics covered: women's rights, women's health, reproductive rights, women of color, affirmative action, and domestic violence.
Dates of Materials: 1990 - 2010
Guida West papers
Abstract Political sociologist; activist; author. The papers focus primarily on West's activism, research, professional activities, speeches, and writings related to welfare rights and economic justice. Her extensive working files document individuals and organizations working for civil rights, welfare rights, and related social movements from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Organizations represented include the Montclair Welfare Rights and Friends of Welfare Rights, National Welfare Rights...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2006
Jeanne L. Noble papers
Abstract Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2002
Marcia Ann Gillespie papers
Abstract Marcia Anne Gillespie was Editor in Chief of both Essence Magazine and Ms. Magazine and served as President of Liberty Media for Women, Inc. Her papers include faxes; memoranda; correspondence; electronic mail; magazines, videotapes, and books; pamphlets; reprints of paper and internet articles; typescripts of essays submitted to Ms.; faxes and photocopies of correspondence to and from Gloria Steinem; contracts, correspondence and memoranda re: Gillespie's...
Dates of Materials: 1987 - 2002
National Women's Health Network records
Abstract Non-profit women's health advocacy organization focusing on the diversity of women's experiences; advocating women's self-determination in all aspects of their reproductive and sexual health; establishing universal health care that meets the needs of diverse women; monitoring the actions of federal regulatory and funding agencies, industry, and health care professions; providing women with objective health information from a feminist viewpoint; and supporting grassroots action. The records...
Dates of Materials: 1963 - 2021
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
- Electronic records 6
- reports 6
- Awards 5
- Research 5
- African American women 4
- Black women 4
- CD-ROMs 4
- Financial records 4
- Fliers 4
- Mailing lists 4
- Organization files 4
- Pamphlets 4
- Speeches. 4
- articles 4 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Portuguese 1
- Alliance Against the Oppression of Women 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- Burnham, Linda, 1948- 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Center for the Advancement of Women 1
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Gillespie, Marcia Ann 1
- Herbert, Sonja 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1
- Kramer, Marian 1
- Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon (1950 December 01) 1
- Ms. 1
- National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1
- National Council of Negro Women 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- National Organization for Women. Task Force on Minority Women and Women's Rights 1
- National Urban Coalition 1
- National Welfare Rights Organization (U.S.) 1 + ∧ less