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Women -- Societies and clubs -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Steese Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00545
Overview Journalist; Editor; Playwright. Collection includes books and pamphlets by Richardson, biographical material, and a small amount of correspondence. Scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine articles collected by Richardson on suffrage, women's rights, courtship, marriage, divorce, etiquette, citizenship, civic affairs, consumerism, politics, child-rearing, changing cultural and social mores, and women's clubs. Two scrapbooks focus on the theater and contain clippings about plays by Richardson.
Dates of Materials: 1905-1949

Smith Club of Rhode Island records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00367
Overview The main functions of the Smith Club of Rhode Island are to arrange social events for the alumnae in the state and to fundraise for Smith Fund scholarships. The collection contains correspondence, ephemera, lists, photographs, and a scrapbook.
Dates of Materials: 1913 - 2001

Southern Women, the Student YWCA, and Race collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00679
Overview YWCA workers. Fourteen audiotaped interviews with women who were involved with the Student Young Women's Christian Association in the southeastern United States between 1920 and 1944 conducted by Frances Sanders Taylor [Anton], 1981-82 as part her doctoral dissertation.
Dates of Materials: 1920-1944

The Aframerican Woman's Journal, 1940-1947

 File — Box B00003: [Barcode: 310183630452091]
Identifier: (OCoLC)22272037
Scope and Contents In the Spring 1940 issue, Mary McLeod Bethune described the journals mission as "serving as a mirror for many people the uneven gradations of the Negro woman's progress and the larger progress of the Race achieved through the years. What is even a greater mission - it should depen our own consciousness of the part our own women must play in helping to bring to past America's true Democracy." Common themes include black women's history, political news, biographical profiles of...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1947

Tucker Pamella Farley papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00676
Overview Author; Labor organizer; Lesbian activist; Professor, English; Professor, Women's Studies. The papers contain materials from her academic career and study groups. Most material is related to Marxist Feminist Group 1 (MF 1) which include an extensive amount of discussion notes, minutes, planning materials, and publications. The group's topics ranged significantly over the years, and have included socialism, homophobia, racism, and postmodernism. Some records also exist of her participation in...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2010

Valley Women's Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00383
Overview Women's center. Founded in Northampton, Massachusetts, the VWC identified with radical feminism and provided a myriad of free services to women in the community, such as legal and educational resources; pregnancy counseling; vocational counseling; and support groups. The records reveal the inner workings of a local feminist organization at the height of women's liberation movement in the early 70s. Materials include correspondence, administrative records, histories, photographs, publications,...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1971-1972