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Women -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Activist Life Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00641
Abstract

A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.

Dates of Materials: 2008 - 2009

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Abstract

The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.

Dates of Materials: 1979 - 2012

Margot Gayle clippings

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00061
Abstract

Margot Gayle was a writer, politician, and homemaker. She was a Democratic candidate for City Council in New York City in 1957. The Margot Gayle Papers consist of clippings about women from the New York Times, 1967-69.

Dates of Materials: 1967 - 1969

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00226
Abstract This collection documents various aspects of the daily lives and activities of both famous and unknown women from diverse backgrounds. Materials include biographical sketches, correspondence, diaries, genealogies, photographs, memoirs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and travel journals. A few well-known figures represented in the correspondence include Susan B. Anthony, Alice Stone Blackwell, Edward Hale, Julia Ward Howe, Frances Willard, Booker T. Washington, and Madame Chiang Kai-shek. Also...
Dates of Materials: 1814-2005 (ongoing)

Voices of American Homemakers Oral History Project oral histories

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00419
Abstract

Oral Histories of 182 American homemakers (172 audio tapes and 182 transcripts).

Dates of Materials: 1981 - 1985