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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 Lapovsky Kennedy papers
The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.
Dates of Materials: 1951-2017
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
Joann Aalfs papers
Abstract The Joann Aalfs papers document the New Bedford Women's Center (founded circa 1969), of which Aalfs was a member. She kept complete and highly detailed records that provide excellent documentation of the beginnings of this grassroots women's organization, the personal and political dimensions of the problems its members sought to address and remedy, as well as the economic, social and cultural context in which it existed. Much of the correspondence is family-related, over multiple...
Dates of Materials: 1902 - 2015
Mary Mackey papers
The collection contains the literary papers of Mary Mackey, feminist novelist and poet.
Dates of Materials: 1937 - 2023
Swanee Hunt papers
Abstract Ambassador; Clergy member; Composer; Feminist; Foundation executive; Marriage counselor; Philanthropist; Political activist; Professor; Photographer; Reproductive health advocate; Rancher. The papers well document Ambassador Hunt's service as the American Ambassador in Austria during a most volatile period and her efforts to provide programming to assist, especially women, in the aftermath of the break up of the Soviet Union and during the Bosnian War. Materials include correspondence,...
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2015
- CD-ROMs 5
- Calendars 5
- Manuscripts 5
- Awards 4
- Bibliographies 4
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- German 1
- Portuguese 1
- Aalfs, Janet E. 1
- Aalfs, Joann 1
- American Studies Association 1
- Ansbacher, Charles 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Clemens, Kate 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
- Daly, Mary 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Hernandez, Aileen C. (1926 May 23-2017 February 13) 1
- Hunt Alternatives Fund 1
- Hunt, Swanee Grace, 1950- 1
- John F. Kennedy School of Government. Women and Public Policy Program 1
- Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939- 1
- Kramer, Marian 1
- Mackey, Mary 1
- National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1 + ∧ less