Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains scrapbooks documenting the the Kansas City Womyn's Chorus' events, gatherings, and performances, and music scores. The Kansas City Womyn's Chorus was founded as a diverse group of women for the purpose of singing non-sexist music and to "share, celebrate, and build women's culture."
Kristina Kiehl is an organizer in the women's movement. Her papers consist of Partisan Project pamphlets, several pro-Kerry/anti-Bush fliers, a poster signed by Gloria Steinem, a packet of logistical information for a Gloria Steinem tour, personal and professional papers (much related to Kiehl's work with Voters for Choice), material related to her good friends and colleagues Wilma Mankiller and Gloria Steinem, A/V material, memorabilia, external hard drives, and four CD-Roms.
The collection has personal and professional papers of Lauren Taylor. The papers include the 1979 founding of My Sister's Place and the organizing of the city's first Take Back the Night march. The material also reflects the rise of the feminist self-defense movement, including Taylor's self-defense organization, Defend Yourself.
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.
Founded in the early 1970s by several women dissatisfied with the sexist treatment they received as members of the Union of Radical Political Economists, the Marxist-Feminist Group reflected the radical politics and increasingly radical feminism of its founders. The collection contains Marxist-Feminist Group biographies and meeting materials, including notes, presentations, publications, articles, and mailing lists.
The Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication was originally part of the Ms. Foundation for Women. From 1978 to 1987, it published Ms. Magazine. This collection consists of early records of the Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication, including financial information, correspondence, Board of Directors files, and documents pertaining to a legal case brought by Elizabeth Forsling Harris against Gloria Steinem, Patricia Carbine and Ms. Magazine Corp. for fraud.
Records of the NOW Springfield Chapter include administrative records, membership records, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, financial material, projects and programs, national and state NOW material, feminist memorabilia, and audiovisual material.
The collection contains the weekly newsletter,"Rough Draft"(1977-78), of the New Bedford Women's Awareness Group, a consciousness-raising group, founded by former members of the New Bedford Women's Center. The newsletters include essays, poems, and announcements of upcoming events and activities.
This collection documents Patricia Lee Lewis' personal life, education, and several different careers; her political activism; her work in rural, community-based agriculture; and her evolution as a creative writer and teacher of that craft.
The collection contains correspondence, publications, notes, press releases, and photographs related to the International Women's Year and the convening of the Houston 1977 conference; materials reflect state as well as national organizing efforts.
Lawyer, legislator, and local official. The Mink Papers focus primarily on her first tenure as a representative to the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii, 1965 to 1977. Types of materials include speeches, photographs, press releases, articles, legislative bills, and an oral history transcript. Topics include education, the status of women, women in politics, foreign relations with Vietnam and China, labor unions, the armed forces and national defense, and minority rights.
The collection contains the records of the Worcester Women's Center, a center providing information and support to women in the Worcester area, as well as tapes of Penny Sablove's weekly radio program, "Women's Voice."
Architect; film maker; lesbian activist; feminist; founder, Women's School of Planning and Architecture; and professor. The Birkby papers include her own documentation of women's activities through various forms of documentation. Materials include films, photographs, journals, writings, and correspondence with several notable feminists.
Poet; Playwright; Author. Manuscript of Adam's Rib (including revisions; and Norwegian and Swedish editions); and The Old Sex and the New; published books, articles and poetry; unpublished writings. Major themes in the collection include literature, sexuality, and the women's movement.
The collection contains the personal papers of Sara Gould, the President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women and the Public Foundation Project. The collection also contains a small amount of papers on Ms. Foundation.
The collection contains diaries, other personal papers, and writings of Sophia West, a writer, lesbian feminist, pacifist, and political activist who lived in a variety of feminist collectives in New York and California.
Among her other roles in women's equity movements, Susan Rubin was a staff member on the National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year Secretariat, which was responsible for organizing the 1977 historic women’s conference in Houston, Texas. This collection reflects Rubin's role as a staff member for the Commission working on the 1977 conference as well as later conferences, including Beijing, 1990.
Suzanne Braun Levine is a writer and editor. She joined Ms.
Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.