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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
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
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
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: 1955 - 2002
The collection contains professional academic papers and materials associated with publications of Mary Ryan, Women's History and Women's Studies scholar.
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2015
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
- Essays 5
- Awards 4
- Brochures 4
- CD-ROMs 4
- Financial records 4
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- German 1
- Portuguese 1
- Ansbacher, Charles 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Black Women Stirring the Waters 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
- Fulcher, Patsy G. 1
- Global Campaign for Microbicides 1
- Halima, Yasmin 1
- Heise, Lori 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
- Johns Hopkins University 1
- Kramer, Marian 1
- National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1
- National Council of Negro Women 1
- National Organization for Women 1 + ∧ less