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Overview Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014
Overview Lesbian activist. The Carmen Vázquez Papers document Vazquez's activism for gay and lesbian rights; they include materials pertaining to gay and lesbian health issues, as well as Vazquez's interest and involvement in broader issues of race and class. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, biographical information, an interview, photographs, memorabilia, writings speeches.
Dates of Materials: 1951 - 2011
Overview 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 Organization...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2006
Overview Theologian; Feminist; Professor. The Papers document Mary E. Hunt's career as a feminist theologian. Included are published and unpublished writings and lectures; audiovisual materials featuring Hunt; files on conferences and events she attended, and her travels. There is some biographical information, as well as a small amount of material documenting the Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER, founded in 1983 by Hunt and her partner, Diann L. Neu) and Women Crossing Worlds,...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2011
Overview The National Congress of Neighborhood Women (NCNW) is a feminist grassroots network. The primary goal of this organization was to empower poor and working-class women to become community leaders. The collection offers valuable source material for the study of working-class feminist organizing; urban studies; and women in community development. Also documented are the inner workings of grassroots organizing, with all of the personal and political dynamics that come with incorporating a feminist...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2013
Overview Welfare rights activist organization. The records document the work of this welfare rights organization based in the Boston area, as well as work done by the grassroots organization Advocacy for Resources for Modern Survival (ARMS). Major topics include welfare reform, economic justice, poverty, homelessness, grassroots organizing, and cross-class and bi-racial women's organizations. Especially well-documented is co-founder Dottie Stevens' 1990 Massachusetts gubernatorial campaign.
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1990s
- Audiotapes 5
- CD-ROMs 5
- DVD-Video discs 5
- Awards 4
- Financial records 4
- Photographs. 4
- clippings 4
- reports 4
- Anti-racism 3
- Feminism 3
- Fliers 3
- Newspapers 3
- Notes 3
- Organization files 3
- Research 3 ∧ less
- Portuguese 1
- Advocacy for Resources for Modern Survival 1
- Arise for Social Justice (Springfield, Mass.) 1
- Black Women Organized for Action 1
- Burns, Lisel 1
- California Women's Agenda 1
- Coalition for Basic Human Needs 1
- Coalition for Economic Equity 1
- Cummings, Claire 1
- Dujon, Diane 1
- Gilkey, Bertha 1
- Hernandez, Aileen 1
- Hunt, Mary E. 1
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
- Mandell, Betty Reid 1
- Massachusetts Welfare Reform Union (Mattapan, Mass.) 1
- National Congress of Neighborhood Women 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- National Urban League 1
- National Welfare Rights Organization (U.S.) 1
- Neighborhood Women of Williamsburg/Greenpoint (Brooklyn, N.Y.) 1 ∧ less