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Karen Stamm collection of Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA) records
Administrative and program files of the Committee to End Sterilization Abuse (CESA) and, its successor, the Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA). CESA was an organization whose mission s to reduce sterilization violations against women of color in poverty. It was later superseded by the CARASA, which widened the focus to include abortion rights and protections.
Lawyer; Labor organizer. Materials documenting Foo's activism in advocating for the rights of immigrant workers in the U.S., primarily via the Asian Law Caucus and Sweatshop Watch; plus published writings, speeches, and interviews.
Professor; Pacifist; Labor reform advocate. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, and articles, with a substantial amount from author and close friend Jessica Mitford. Materials pertaining to Frantz's teaching career at the University of California at Santa Cruz; topics include Women's Studies and American Studies curricula, women's rights, civil rights, radical social movements in the U.S., and second and third wave feminism.
Margaret Robison (1935-2015) was a poet, playwright, and teacher who served as Artist-in-Residence in many Massachusetts elementary schools; taught workshops for women with disabilities and for residents of senior centers and nursing homes; and taught Creative Writing at local community colleges, and at the Lancaster and Framingham (MA) Correctional Facilities. This collection consists primarily of correspondence, writings (poetry and essays), and artwork by Robison.
Marianne Robinson's letters, photographs, poetry, correspondence, and even invoices are fantastic primary sources for topics of the labor and women's movement, folk music, single motherhood, and activism. Her correspondence with Woody Guthrie might be of special interest.
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Marlene Fried, author, reproductive rights activist, and founding president of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts.
The collection contains the literary papers of Mary Mackey, feminist novelist and poet.
The collection contains professional academic papers and materials associated with publications of Mary Ryan, Women's History and Women's Studies scholar.
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.
Journalist; Editor. Papers include material related primarily to her newspaper work. It includes a diary and scrapbooks of articles and travels from her time with the New York Journal American, correspondence with Mina Kirstein Curtiss, research files for a New York Times sex discrimination case, books and book publicity materials, and files from her work at "Business World."
The collection contains papers relating to Michele Kort's book projects, childhood history, "Ms. Magazine" and other publications, photographs, audio interview recordings, correspondence, research, articles, and manuscript drafts, including considerable material related to Laura Nyro.
The collection contains correspondence, diaries/journals, writings, both prose and poetry, course work, workshop materials, and photographs of Myra Shapiro, New York poet and author.
Nancy Staver was a social worker, specializing in children's learning problems. The collection contains correspondence, lecture notes, and publications.