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Abortion -- Political aspects -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Abortion collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00428
Abstract

Primarily printed materials, plus legislative records, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials documenting the efforts of both the pro-life and pro-choice movements. The Legal status section documents specific court cases, with an emphasis on the Roe v. Wade case (1973). Organizations represented include the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) and the Women's National Abortion Action Coalition (WONAAC).

Dates of Materials: 1936-2005

Advocacy: Demonstrations, parades, and protests, circa 1961-1996

 File — Box 1023: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387776], Folder: 2-5
Scope and Contents As part of their activities to work towards social, economic, and racial justice for all, the YWCA of the USA and its members participated in national and local demonstrations to raise awareness for issues important to the organization and its members. Photographed demonstrations include national events such as the 1963 March on Washington, the 1992 March for Women's Lives, and 1968 Solidarity day. Other marches and demonstrations address issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1996

Choice USA records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00575
Abstract Reproductive rights advocacy group. Records contain correspondence, publications, publicity materials, press releases and clippings, photographs, website images, reports, polls, financial information, and Board of Directors minutes, and other materials. They document the organization's history and work for the preservation of a woman's right to choose by way of media campaigns, voter registration initiatives, educational outreach to young adults, and endorsing pro- choice candidates for...
Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2005

Gloria Steinem papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00237
Abstract Journalist; feminist; political activist; co-founder, Ms magazine; co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; and co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to providing a complete picture of the life of an important feminist leader, the Gloria Steinem Papers document women at the grassroots level of the feminist movement, whose letters to Steinem demonstrate her role as a symbol of the changes they were experiencing...
Dates of Materials: 1908 - 2016

Jennifer Abod papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00513
Abstract Jennifer Abod is an audio and video documentarian. She hosted and produced programs on community, public, and commercial radio in New Haven, Philadelphia and Boston for nearly twenty years. In 1988, she created Profile Productions to produce and distribute audio and video projects featuring feminist and lesbian activists, cultural workers, particularly women of color. The collection documents a range of topics, primarily second wave feminism and women's rights, abortion, gay and lesbian...
Dates of Materials: 1975 - 2007

Jennifer Baumgardner papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00705
Abstract

The collection contains feminist author and journalist Jennifer Baumgradner's books and audiovisual materials that contain the many interviews she conducted over the years as research for her published works.

Dates of Materials: 1997 - 2014

Jennifer M. Guglielmo papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00515
Abstract Historian; Professor; Reproductive rights advocate. Papers consist of senior thesis, "The Community Health Representative Program: Two Decades of American Indian Women's Health Activism" and related materials, including taped interviews with Native American women and men who were active in redesigning health care throughout Wisconsin's Indian reservations, 1970s-1980s. There are also files relating to her involvement in the Collective for Feminist and Socialist Alternatives and Defend...
Dates of Materials: 1988 - 2005

Karen Stamm collection of Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA) records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00811
Abstract

Administrative and program files of the Committee to End Sterilization Abuse (CESA) and, its successor, the Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA). CESA was an organization whose mission s to reduce sterilization violations against women of color in poverty. It was later superseded by the CARASA, which widened the focus to include abortion rights and protections.

Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2010

Kristina Kiehl papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00517
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2014

Loretta J. Ross papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00504
Abstract Loretta J. Ross is a Reproductive Rights advocate, Civil Rights activist, feminist, women's health activist. Her papers contain speeches, writings, correspondence, organization and conference files, and audiovisual materials. The collection pertains primarily to Ross' activism for reproductive justice rights for women of color, anti-violence, international human rights work, and particularly to issues related black women's health. Other topics include abortion, women's health, teenage...
Dates of Materials: 1956 - 2014

Lori Hiris papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00593
Abstract

Filmmaker. The collection includes primarily film, videotapes, and audiotapes pertaining to the making of Lori Hiris' film, With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom.

Dates of Materials: 1962-2001

Marcia Lawrence Planned Parenthood of New York City papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00779
Abstract

As Communications Director of Planned Parenthood of New York City from 1969 to 1993, Marcia Lawrence wrote and produced materials on abortion, birth control/family planning and women's right to choose. The records include booklets, ads (mostly NY Times), fundraising and policy papers, and a book manuscript.

Dates of Materials: 1966 - 1998

Marlene G. Fried papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00636
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Marlene Fried, author, reproductive rights activist, and founding president of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts.

Dates of Materials: 1956-2008

National Network of Abortion Funds records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00542
Abstract Abortion rights advocacy group. The records document the organization's mission and work to increase access to abortion for low-income women and girls across the U.S. Their emergency contraception initiative is also well-documented. Types of materials include publicity; founding conference materials; Board of Directors' files; funding materials and other financial records. There are also documents generated by numerous other organizations are, e.g. Catholics For a Free Choice, People for the...
Dates of Materials: 1990 - 2017

N'Dieye Gray Danavall video recordings

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00807
Abstract This collection contains raw footage created by N'Dieye Danavall, an Atlanta-based feminist film maker whose work focuses on transforming experiences of people of color. The footage is from her film Listen Up! New Voices for Reproductive Justice, which documents several women of color and feminist groups as they organize for the 2004 March for Women's Lives. The documentary features SisterLove, SisterSong, the National Center for Human Rights Education,...
Dates of Materials: 2004

ProChoice Resource Center publications

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00470
Abstract

Abortion rights advocacy group. Collection consists primarily of newsletters, pamphlets, brochures and other publications by the ProChoice Resource Center, and annual reports.

Dates of Materials: 1991-2002

Reproductive Justice For All Conference records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00547
Abstract Reproductive rights conference. Records include copies of conference packets, workgroup materials, memorabilia, and video documentation. Subject areas covered: the rights of pregnant women; the control of sexuality; the right to be a mother; and assisted reproduction and genetic technologies. Presenters included Toni M. Bond, Cathy J. Cohen, Lisa Crooms, Leslie Grant, Alice Hearst, Silvia Henriquez, Mia Herndon, Angela Hooton, Lisa C. Ikemoto, Sujatha Jesudason, Brenda Joyner, Anne Keenan,...
Dates of Materials: 2005

Reproductive Rights National Network records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00576
Abstract

Reproductive rights advocacy group. Records contain materials on political actions and activities; abortion legislation; affiliate organizations; women's clinics across the U.S.; and subject files. Member organization and subject files comprise the bulk of the records. In addition there are significant materials on allied organizations. Subject files include abortion; sterilization; other women's health issues; and the anti-abortion movement.

Dates of Materials: 1970-1985

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00550
Abstract

Reproductive rights advocacy and healthcare reform organization. Conference materials, background information, and video recordings from the SisterSong National Membership Meetings.

Dates of Materials: 1994 - 2012

Training and Access Working Group records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00750
Abstract

Founded in 1995, TAWG (Training and Access Working Group) is a clearinghouse of more than two dozen local, state and national organizations working together to ensure the continued availability of well-trained abortion providers. The papers contain meeting agendas, minutes, participant lists, notes, correspondence, brochures and publications by others.

Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2005

Voters for Choice records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00461
Abstract

Abortion rights advocacy group. Records contain correspondence, photographs, fundraieing and public relations materials, reports, conference materials, printed materials, and audiovisual materials. Records document the organization's mission to preserve abortion rights by way of media campaigns and endorsing pro-choice candidates for political office.

Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2002

Women's Health Specialists of California records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00790
Abstract Founded in 1975 as the Chico Feminist Women's Health Center (FMWH) by a collective of women dedicated to the women's health movement, the organization, subsequently namedthe Women's Health Specialists of California, offers women in northern California access to reproductive health care, including abortion services, adoption services, and education. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, A/V, reports, publications, legal documents, clinic incident logs, scrapbooks, and...
Dates of Materials: 1967 - 2017