Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 403 Collections and/or Records:
Overview YWCA Archivist, Librarian. Papers consist of biographical and family history information, family photographs, writings, and samples from her collections of memorabilia with associated reference files. The bulk of the papers is photographs and materials related to Norris' memorabilia collections.
Dates of Materials: 1870s-2003
Overview Labor organizer; religious writer; settlement house worker; and founder, Hull House, Chicago. Papers represent 4 generations of the Starr family, primarily Ellen Gates Starr. Of particular interest is correspondence with Jane Addams pertaining to the founding of Hull House, as well as photographs and biographical information about Jane Addams. There is also extensive family correspondence and her writings on book binding and religion. Family material includes writings and letters of her aunt...
Dates of Materials: 1659 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1970
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperation with the YWCA of Great Britain in addition to materials concerning general YWCA work in Great Britain. Having existed through both world wars, the work of the YWCA of Great Britain involves war work and relief efforts in addition to the services for women. During the rise of Nazi Germany and continuing into World War II, there is concern regarding religious freedoms in Germany. Bulletins and pamphlets examine the effect the Nazi regime is...
Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1950
Overview Documentation program. The Equal Rights Amendment Campaign Archives Project Records include correspondence, speeches, legal documents, photographs, press releases, reports, articles, interview transcripts, audio and video tapes, legislative records, logbooks, notes, documentary footage, and memorabilia. The bulk of the records comprise audiovisual materials from two documentaries: "Who Will Protect the Family," Victoria Costello's PBS documentary based on the 1982 North Carolina ERA...
Dates of Materials: 1970-1985
Overview Esther Rothblum is a scholar who championed the growing fields of LGBT Studies and Fat Studies. She is currently a professor of Women's Studies at San Diego State University, where she also oversees programs in LGBT Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Rothblum received her B.A. from Smith College in 1976, and completed an M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Rutgers University as well as a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale with a focus in psycho-social epidemiology. Although...
Dates of Materials: 1954 - 2016
Overview Journalist; Radio director. Papers include radio scripts; correspondence about broadcasts; research files; and writings. Wide-ranging subject content of broadcasts, plus interviews with prominent women, such as Eleanor Roosevelt.
Dates of Materials: 1930-1975
Overview Eva Berliner Kollisch (1925-) is an author and activist. She taught at Sarah Lawrence for thirty years, during which time she and Gerda Lerner and Joan Kelly created the Women's Studies Program. A significant portion of the collection pertains to Kollisch's years of teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, as well as to the writing and publication of her book, Girl in Movement: A Memoir(2002). Kollisch's interest in and involvement with several peace, disarmament,...
Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2013
Overview Evelyn Corliss White is a writer of books relating to women of African descent. Her papers include research files for her biography of Alice Walker, articles and book reviews by White, research files for The Black Women's Health Book: Speaking For Ourselves, correspondence, photographs, and a small amount of biographical material.
Dates of Materials: 1959 - 2010
Overview Collection contains articles, bibliographies, books, greeting cards, leaflets, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, reports, and syllabi addressing "the family," including topics such as homemakers, housework, marriage, unwed mothers, and divorce. Includes feminist critique of marriage and the family by both well-known feminists and more mainstream writers and journalists. Contains documentation of the changes in American family structures and norms that resulted from the cultural and...
Dates of Materials: 1829 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980
Overview The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.
Dates of Materials: 1993-2010
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s study of family life and family life education programs for women and girls. Following the 1924 national convention, the Commission on the Family in the Life of Today was formed to study the changing family structures and the needs of women and girls. Using surveys and discussion guides the needs of married women, employed women, children and parents were identified in areas of individual growth, relationships with the opposite sex, dating, sex,...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1946
Overview Activist; Educator. The papers of an activist who fought for peace, gay rights and an end to classism. include correspondence, research, lecture notes, published work, program files, organizational records, newspaper and magazine articles, email, photographs, films, and computer files. Especially well-documented is Yeskel's work to end homophobia and classism. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2010
Overview Near East Relief worker, Turkey; World War I Relief worker. Correspondence, journal entries, reports, travel notes, articles, thesis, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia document the work of Florence Billings and her colleague Annie T. Allen with the Near East Relief in Turkey and Greece, 1920-22; Billings' travels in and writings about, the Middle East; and a small amount on relief work in World War I France and travels in Europe. Photographs include Turkish leaders such as Mustafa Kema...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1959; Majority of material found within 1919-1928
Overview Lawyer, judge, suffragist, and pacifist. Allen's papers reflect her career as the first woman judge of a state supreme court and the first woman appointed as a federal judge, as well as her work in the Ohio suffrage and peace movements. Also included are the writings of Florence's mother, Corinne Tuckerman Allen, who was a member of the first class admitted to Smith College. Tuckerman Allen advocated sexual morality, monogamy and family relationships and organized for the Congress of Mothers.
Dates of Materials: 1920 - 1966
Overview Social worker and professor. The bulk of the papers were created by Hollis, but include the papers of her longtime companion, Rosemary Reynolds. The papers provide information about broad changes in the social work profession and document some of the new trends in the field, particularly from the 1970s onward. Material includes correspondence, student papers, case records, writings and speeches, published articles, audio tapes, recordings, video tapes, agency records and photographs....
Dates of Materials: 1863-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1986
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the food service functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Cafeterias are setup as a way to earn money, serve the public, and provide low cost meals to members. Documents concern the operations of cafeterias, budgets and finance, the setup of food preparation areas and overviews of cafeterias in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Other materials concern food service practices, food service in local associations and an article regarding United States food production during World War II.
Dates of Materials: 1913-1943
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 292, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. subject files related to food issues, communications from the YWCA of the U.S.A. General Secretary, and political activity with the United States Government. Documents concerning food in the YWCA of the U.S.A. include a statement concerning the free and reduced lunch program for public school students and a list of resources for local associations considering a food service function. Additional information on hunger, poverty and food security as an issue affecting women and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. From early in the development of the organization there is an interest in working with women in other countries, to share in the benefits of the Christian women's movement and to assist in working for the enrichment of women's lives around the world. During and after World War II the demands for women in other countries grew with the needs for emergency work and then reconstruction. As it develops over time, the YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1894-1950
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports from Sarah Lyon concerning her work for the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. A long-time Foreign Division staff member, Ms. Lyon reports on her visits abroad, assessing association performance, describing the problems and challenges faced by YWCA associations abroad and making recommendations. Her narrative reports to the Foreign Division describe in detail her impressions and evaluations of the people, the settings, and the YWCA activities. Also included are article written...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1943
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Staff reports from Elizabeth McFarland and Margaret Moore of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and documents concerning Foreign Division trainees. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations,...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1944
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. International Leadership Training Project and Pan American Project. As part of its mission, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division seeks to foster international understanding through personal relationships and shared experiences. The International Leadership Training Project funded through a Ford Foundation grant brings young YWCA leaders from around the world to the United States to learn about democratic leadership, develop an understanding of the...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1960
Overview Fran Worden Henry became executive director of the first Massachusetts Governor's Commission on the Status of Women in 1973. Subsequently, she served as the director of the President's Citizens Advisory Committee for Women under Gerald Ford (1975-1976) and, later, the as Northeast conference coordinator for the President's International Women's Year Commission under Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter (1976-1978). She has written extensively on women in business and other topics. This collection...
Dates of Materials: 1961 - 2017
Overview Suffragist. The collection of Mrs. Frances Casement, a suffrage leader in Ohio, includes printed materials relating to suffrage and women's rights associations in Ohio and nationally, and miscellaneous records of the Ohio Women's Suffrage Association.
Dates of Materials: 1884-1892
Overview Frank G. Carpenter was a journalist, author, and travel writer. The collection includes biographical material and letters from 13 women in response to a survey conducted by Frank Carpenter. Topics include women in Congress, women in the military, women and work, marriage, and suffrage. Includes some interesting original correspondence from well-known women's rights leaders.
Dates of Materials: 1887 - 1924
Overview Froma Walsh is the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor Emerita in the School of Social Service Administration and Department of Psychiatry, Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. This collection includes Dr. Walsh's professional papers including her CV, and her books and articles relating to family therapy.
Dates of Materials: 1982 - 2004
Overview The Garrison Family Papers contain thousands of primary sources that document the family's involvement in politics, business, art, literature, religion, education, and most of the major reform movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. These include abolition, anti-imperialism, anti-vaccination, conservation, free trade and tariff reform, immigration reform, pacifism, race, single tax, and temperance. Extensive correspondence, diaries, clippings, articles, speeches, photographs,...
Dates of Materials: 1694 - 2010
Overview The collection contains photographs and recordings of conferences and presentations, articles and publications on gays and gays in health care, and of newsletters, mailings, and fliers. Also included are the working papers of the Gay Nurse Alliance, an advocacy group for gay patients and nurses and an education disseminator for health care professionals and others.
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 1984
Overview The Gena Corea collection documents the work of Corea, a co-founder of FINRRAGE (Feminist International Network of Resistance to Reproductive and Genetic Engineering) and author writing on the international politics of reproductive technologies. The collection also documents her work with men who have committed violence against women.
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2011
Overview Artist; Author. Material relating to her books: Daughters from Afar: Profiles of Israeli Women (1958) and Israeli Women Speak Out (1979), including correspondence, proposals, research materials, draft manuscripts, photographs; and interviews made for Israeli Women Speak Out.
Dates of Materials: 1949-1987