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Women -- Violence against -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Aegis: Magazine on Ending Violence Against Women, 1974-1987

 File — Box B00002: [Barcode: 310183630452083]
Identifier: (OCoLC)942795224
Scope and Contents This publication started as the Feminist Alliance Against Rape Newsletter. According to their editorial statement, "the purpose of Aegis is to aid the efforts of progressive feminists and community based groups working to end violence against women. To this end, Aegis provides practical information and resources for grass roots organizers, along with promoting a continuing discussion among progressive feminists and others of the root...
Dates of Materials: 1974-1987

Center for the Advancement of Women records

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.
Dates of Materials: 1990 - 2010

Deb Friedman collection of feminist anti-violence records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00795
Overview The D.C. Rape Crisis Center was founded in 1972 as one of the first anti-rape organizations and the first Rape Crisis Center in the country. At the time it was started, the Center had a primary goal of being run by women of color, which was achieved during various periods through its history. This collection contains orientation information for new volunteers, as well as event information, various publications, and pamphlets. Addition material includes handwritten notes (loose and in...
Dates of Materials: 1971-1984

Diana Russell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00752
Overview The papers consist primarily of the "930 completed interview schedules about women's experiences of rape, incest, extrafamilial child sexual abuse, etc." done in 1978 under the direction of Russell at the Institute for Social Analysis.
Dates of Materials: 1978-2006

Lauren R. Taylor papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00773
Overview The collection has personal and professional papers of Lauren Taylor. The papers include the 1979 founding of My Sister's Place and the organizing of the city's first Take Back the Night march. The material also reflects the rise of the feminist self-defense movement, including Taylor's self-defense organization, Defend Yourself.
Dates of Materials: 1967-2012

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00800
Overview The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women's prime mission is to serve victims of battering charged with crimes related to their abuse. The Clearinghouse works with people who are experiencing the criminal justice system — often arrested, facing trial, or serving prison sentences — because of their defenses against life-threattening violence at the hands of their abuser. These records include documentation of the organization's work since 1987, as well as information that...
Dates of Materials: 1986 - 2018

New England Learning Center for Women in Transition records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00459
Overview Women's shelter. The NELCWIT Records include reports, planning board minutes, personal writings, fundraising and outreach materials, articles and clippings, and publications. The collection documents the organization's administration, shelter and counseling services, and educational programs from its founding in 1976 to the present. Included are personal writings by survivors of domestic violence and abuse; research papers; and publicity and printed materials related to issues of domestic...
Dates of Materials: 1975-2001 (ongoing)

Violence Against Women collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00410
Overview Collection documents efforts to draw attention to and provide resources and support for women victimized by violence. Topics include domestic violence, pornography, rape and sexual assault, shelters, counseling services, and legal support for victims. Materials include creative writing and personal stories, national legislation, reports, newsletters, and a variety of printed material.
Dates of Materials: 1967-1990

Women Against Violence (in Pornography and Media News Page), 1977 - 1982

 File — Box B00833: [Barcode: 310183630459765]
Identifier: (OCoLC)9935323
Scope and Contents This was the newsletter of Women against Violence in Pornography & Media, which began as part of the Berkeley Women's Center in Berkeley, California.
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 1982