Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
DES Action, Connecticut records
Abstract DES Action, Connecticut, was part of DES Action USA, a national consumer advocacy group, whose mission is to educate and raise awareness about diethylstilbestrol (DES) in the public and medical and legal professions, support the DES-exposed population, and advocate for consumer vigilance and rights. The collection comprises materials related to the outreach and educational efforts of the organization, including press releases, conference papers, publications, and correspondence. ...
Dates of Materials: 1978-1998
DES Action USA records
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.
Dates of Materials: 1939-2016; Majority of material found within 1975-2014
Diethystilbestrol (DES) Project
Scope and Contents From the Series: This is the largest series and its content documents the heart of the mission of the NWHN. It contains a wide variety of materials related to thirty-four projects and programs including files of endorsements by the Network for various causes, products and people. The word "project" is used loosely and in some cases refers to a number of separate efforts within one topic. There is additional related material throughout the records especially in SERIES III. COMMITTEES, SERIES V....