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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 292, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning programs of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates and...

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
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.

Alexander C. Sanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00654
Overview The Alexander C. Sanger papers document Alexander Sanger's work as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, and his involvement in Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the general struggle for reproductive rights in the U.S. and abroad. The collection also includes materials related to the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Program for Commissioning Women in the Performing Arts, founded by Alexander Sanger in 2013.

Alida Walsh papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00628
Overview Artist; Filmmaker; Feminist; Professor, Film studies. Artwork by Alida Walsh, including copies of her films and other audiovisual media; photographs, slides, color photocopies, writings, and correspondence of and pertaining to her work; and posters, reviews, and press releases for her exhibitions.

Alison Bechdel papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00633
Overview This collection is comprised of materials related to works created by Alison Bechdel. It includes business correspondence, character and topic development files, manuscript edits, press interviews, reviews, press releases, and a broad range of texts, sketches, and notes that formed the basis for Bechdel's work from the mid-1980s through the early 2000s.

Amy Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00702
Overview Author; Activist; Co-founder, Third Wave Foundation; Feminist; Organizer. Papers include Richards' correspondence re: speaking engagements, research materials for her book, Opting In, and printed materials on various topics including the Third Wave Feminist movement, grassroots organizing, and motherhood. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]

Boden Sandstrom papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00745
Overview The collection documents the history of Woman Sound (later City Sound Productions), the first all-woman sound company founded by Sandstrom and her partner, Casse Culver, in 1975. It is comprised of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, tax records, and general office files. The collection also includes research materials for Sandstrom's dissertation.

Carole A. Oglesby papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00492
Overview Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.

Carrie Eliza Meares papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00610
Overview YWCA worker. The Carrie Eliza Meares Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life. Types of materials include correspondence, memorabilia, press releases, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and subject files. The bulk of the papersfocus on Meares' work in South Africa for the World YWCA, 1950-53; in Ethiopia for the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1960-61; and on the August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The papers include general background reference on South...

Catholics for Choice records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00742
Overview The Catholics for Choice Records are comprised of organizational records, including correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles, that document the organization's mission of "support[ing] a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health."

Center for the Advancement of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00667
Overview Women's advocacy group. The records document the daily activities of a feminist non-prift research and advocacy group. Major topics covered: women's rights, women's health, reproductive rights, women of color, affirmative action, and domestic violence.

Charon Asetoyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00677
Overview Abortion rights advocate, women's health activist, indigenous rights activist. Papers document Asetoyer's professional and public life, focusing on her activism in indigenous rights, women's health, and reproductive justice issues on the local, national, and international level. Major topics include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; HIV/AIDS and Native Americans; economic development; health care for rural and underserved populations; links between the environment and health; and indigenous women's...

Coalition of Indian-Controlled School Boards Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00696
Overview Oral history interviews with individuals who made "unrivaled contributions to Indian parental and community control of Indian education." The collection includes audio recordings, partial transcripts, related correspondence and published documents. A large percentage of the interviews are with women and many who were involved in the Indian rights movement, including Rebecca Adamson, the first field coordinator for the coalition.

Conferences, circa 1966-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 284, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Following the National Youth Conference on Natural Beauty and Conservation in 1966, subsequent projects, actions and conferences are planned to further explore the role of youth in conservation, achieve actionable results and carry the momentum of the conference forward. To help groups realize their conservation projects, Coca Cola offers community project assistant grants. Grant guidelines and announcements are included and further describe the requirements and goals of the program. Another...

Constance Baker Motley papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00110
Overview Judge, lawyer, civil rights advocate, and state senator. The bulk of the Motley papers document her professional life; material includes speeches, interviews, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection sheds light on the successes and failures of programs that emerged from the public policy applications of civil rights in such areas as the war on poverty and race discrimination; urban renewal; and in the New York State courts and political systems. Notable correspondents include: Bella Abzug,...

Convention, 1964 , 1963-1964

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 287, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty third YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention including "who's who" sheets for elections, convention workbooks, and additional convention coverage. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to...

Convention, 1970, 1969-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 288, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fifth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention as well as the Conference on Black Women in the YWCA held the weekend prior to the start of the national convention. National conventions, held every three years are a time to vote on new leadership, discuss the social, spiritual and political issues affecting members, and decide on policy and program emphases for the coming period. The report of the resolutions and actions taken by the convention body summarize the...

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 288, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents Songbook, press releases, pre-convention meeting minutes, convention program and selected speeches from the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Press releases include announcements of important actions such as the adoption of the elimination of racism as a program emphases and reproductions of key speeches. Also included is a sample press release that local associations can use to send to local press. Pre-convention meetings are held at local associations or regionally...

DES Action USA records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00739
Overview DES Action USA is a national consumer advocacy group, whose mission is to educate and raise awareness about diethylstilbestrol (DES), an oral synthetic estrogen drug; and support and advocate for the DES-exposed population. The DES Action USA records are primarily comprised of materials documenting the activities, programs, and projects of the organization.

Dorothy Irene Height papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00606
Overview Civil rights activist, YWCA worker. The Dorothy Height Papers, which appear to be a reference file compiled by YWCA of the U.S.A. archives staff from YWCA records and other sources, are primarily related to her work with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), dating from 1937 to 2005. The bulk of the materials cover the period between the late 1950s and the mid 1970s and include correspondence, clippings, photographs, awards and tributes,...

Edith Konecky papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00716
Overview Author; Feminist. The Papers document Konecky's literary career including manuscripts and drafts of early writings and published works; correspondence related to her publications and fan mail; book reviews; and publicity. There is little personal material. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]

Elinor Lipman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00746
Overview The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Elinor Lipman, fiction author and teacher.

Food, general administration and United State Government, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, 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...

General administration and United States government, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 234, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the general administration of the YWCA of the U.S.A., YWCA of the U.S.A. correspondence with United States government offices and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s participation in the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid. General administration documents include correspondence, reports and press releases from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A., Robert Heller & Associates report recommending the organizational structure of the business...

Global Campaign for Microbicides records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00668
Overview 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...

International Division, 1961-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 294, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. participation in international training programs, international seminars and international volunteers. As part of the international YWCA movement and the World YWCA, the YWCA of the U.S.A. participates in cooperative programming, leadership development projects and volunteer opportunities. These programs increase international understanding, facilitate the exchange of ideas and skills and support the worldwide movement. In cooperation with the YWCA of...

Interracial, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 295, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning issues of race, civil rights and racism internal and external to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including black power, Apartheid in South Africa, a consultation on black leadership in the YWCA of the U.S.A., and integration and desegregation. In the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A. increases its push towards an integrated movement and public affairs platforms concerning civil rights through programming, education and activism. Though civil rights and racism have long been a part of...

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. internal issues of racism and race relations as well as their involvement in the civil rights movement and activism. These initiatives address racism towards Native Americans and Mexican Americans but the majority of the materials specifically address racism faced by African Americans. Articles and reports concerning economic and social conditions faced by Native Americans in the United States include several reports of the Menominee people and how they...

Interracial, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s programs and initiatives fighting racism, student movement actions against racism, a study of interracial Y-Teen conferences, and additional documents concerning interracial policy, committees and education efforts. Through the YWCA of the U.S.A. One Imperative passed at the 1970 national convention, the YWCA of the U.S.A. made the elimination of racism their priority for the following triennium. Program packets, pamphlets and correspondence...

Jane Harman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00387
Overview Legislative aide, White House attorney, Lawyer, Legislator. Papers primarily document Harman's first three terms as a U.S. Representative from the 36th district of California. Types of materials include correspondence, reports and research materials, speeches, journal and newspaper articles, press releases, photographs, and video and audio tapes. Major topics include national defense and the military (including women in the armed forces), the environment, space and technology,...