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Working class women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Alliance Against Women's Oppression records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00699
Abstract International women of color organization, Welfare rights activists, Reproductive rights and Women's health advocates. The Records are primarily related to the Bay Area Chapter of the Alliance and contain documents that articulate and demonstrate the challenges of developing a revolutionary mass organization through position and discussion papers, drafts, and publications produced by the Alliance. There is abundant documentation of the processes of coalition and social investigation that...
Dates of Materials: 1980-1989

Anne Burlak Timpson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00241
Abstract Communist Party official, Labor organizer. Papers include include correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, interviews, audiovisual materials, and an unfinished autobiography. Subject and organization files are a boon to anyone interested in the history of the Communist Party of the U.S.A. (CPUSA), U.S.-Soviet relations, and peace and justice organizations. Timpson's indictments under the Smith and McCarran Act are well documented, as are other U.S. Communists...
Dates of Materials: 1886-2003; Majority of material found within 1912-2003

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

Eva Kollisch papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00510
Abstract Eva Berliner Kollisch (1925-) is an author and activist. She taught at Sarah Lawrence for thirty years, during which time she and Gerda Lerner and Joan Kelly created the Women's Studies Program. A significant portion of the collection pertains to Kollisch's years of teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, as well as to the writing and publication of her book, Girl in Movement: A Memoir(2002). Kollisch's interest in and involvement with several peace,...
Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2013

Felice Yeskel papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00695
Abstract Activist; Educator. The papers of an activist who fought for peace, gay rights and an end to classism. include correspondence, research, lecture notes, published work, program files, organizational records, newspaper and magazine articles, email, photographs, films, and computer files. Especially well-documented is Yeskel's work to end homophobia and classism. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2010

Grace Hoadley Dodge papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00603
Abstract

Social welfare worker, Philanthropist, Educator. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and primarily include biographical writings about Grace Dodge and clipping scrapbooks containing articles by Grace Dodge and about her activities and concerns (1882-1914). The scrapbooks focus on Dodge's efforts on behalf of "working girls" in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century urban areas.

Dates of Materials: 1882-1995; Majority of material found within 1882-1915

Industrial Committee minutes, 1946-1949

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 357, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

The Industrial Committee of the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the overall program and emphases of industrial work, cooperation with other organizations, cooperation with other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., communicating the needs of the industrial woman to local associations and the National Board, and maintaining an awareness and understanding of the concerns of the woman industrial worker. 

Dates of Materials: 1946-1949

Industrial Committee minutes, 1935-1945

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 357, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The Industrial Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the overall program and emphases of industrial work, cooperation with other organizations, cooperation with other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., communicating the needs of the industrial woman to local associations and the National Board, and maintaining awareness and understanding of the concerns of the woman industrial worker. Prior to 1940 the Industrial Committee is a sub-committee of the Leadership Division. After...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1945

Industrial Committee minutes, 1926-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 357, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The National Industrial Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the overall program and emphases of industrial work, the cooperation with other organizations and other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., communicating the needs of the industrial woman to local associations and to the National Board and maintaining awareness and understanding of the concerns of the woman industrial worker. By 1931 the committee is a sub-committee of the Leadership Division and by 1941 it is again...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1931

Industrial Committee minutes, 1921-1925

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 357, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

The Industrial Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the overall program and emphases of industrial work, the cooperation with other organizations and other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., communicating the needs of the industrial woman to local associations and to the National Board and maintaining awareness and understanding of the concerns of the woman industrial worker. 

Dates of Materials: 1921-1925

Industrial Committee minutes, 1914-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The Industrial Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the overall program and emphases of industrial work, the cooperation with other organizations and other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A., communicating the needs of the industrial woman to local associations and to the National Board and maintaining awareness and understanding of the concerns of the woman industrial worker. A note in the microfilm indicates that the minutes for 1917 are missing. 

Dates of Materials: 1914-1920

Industrial Department reports, 1928-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Biennial reports of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the emphases for the term, summarize national program, assess program participation and success, and summarize the needs of the industrial woman. Regional and secretary report provide a more specific report of industrial program activities and policy in addition to descriptions of local industrial needs and challenges. 

Dates of Materials: 1928-1931

Industrial Department reports, 1924-1927

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Biennial reports of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the emphases for the term, summarize national program, assess program participation and success, and summarize the needs of the industrial woman. Regional and secretary report provide a more specific report of industrial program activities and policy in addition to descriptions of local industrial needs and challenges. 

Dates of Materials: 1924-1927

Industrial Department reports, 1930-1931

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1930-1931

Industrial Department reports, 1929

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1929

Industrial Department reports, 1928

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Industrial Department reports, 1927

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1927

Industrial Department reports, 1926

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 358, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Industrial Department reports, 1925

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1925

Industrial Department reports, 1922-1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Visitation and secretaries' reports concerning the Industrial Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Visitation reports assess and describe the work of local industrial programs, their needs, leadership and the needs of the local industrial women. Visitation report also include recommendations for further development of their programs. Other reports include conference and convention summaries and general summaries of the industrial secretary's work for the period covered. Reports are organized...
Dates of Materials: 1922-1924

Linda Stout papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00004
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers of Linda Stout, a peace activist in the latter part of the 20th century, including speeches, writings, and the records of the Piedmont Peace Project.

Dates of Materials: 1987-2011

Miriam Ching Yoon Louie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00719
Abstract Labor organizer; Women's rights activist; Author; Activist; Poet. The papers include correspondence, organizing materials, conference materials, fliers, pamphlets, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. There is also Louie's course work as both student and instructor. Major topics include women and labor organizing, Asian American women's history, social justice activism, international women's rights, and issues surrounding race, class, immigration and poverty in the U.S. Especially...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2016

National Congress of Neighborhood Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00322
Abstract The National Congress of Neighborhood Women (NCNW) is a feminist grassroots network. The primary goal of this organization was to empower poor and working-class women to become community leaders. The collection offers valuable source material for the study of working-class feminist organizing; urban studies; and women in community development. Also documented are the inner workings of grassroots organizing, with all of the personal and political dynamics that come with incorporating a...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2013

National Industrial Assembly reports, 1926

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Part two of collected correspondence, reports and articles concerning the 1926 National Industrial Assembly. The National Industrial Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets at the National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as the legislative body of the Industrial Department. Delegates discuss and vote on matters of national importance to the industrial program and unite behind a common purpose. 

Dates of Materials: 1926

National Industrial Assembly reports, 1926

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Part one of collected correspondence, reports and articles concerning the 1926 National Industrial Assembly. The National Industrial Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets at the National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as the legislative body of the Industrial Department. Delegates discuss and vote on matters of national importance to the industrial program and unite behind a common purpose. 

Dates of Materials: 1926

National Industrial Assembly reports, 1928

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 359, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Part one of collected correspondence, reports and articles concerning the 1928 National Industrial Assembly. The title card of the microdex specifies that the following documents are part one but a part two does not follow. The National Industrial Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets at the National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as the legislative body of the Industrial Department. Delegates discuss and vote on matters of national importance to the industrial program and unite...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Ronnie Gilbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00536
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Ronnie Gilbert, singer, playwright, psychotherapist, narrator of numerous documentary films, feminist, and global peace worker. Also includes extensive audiovisual materials documenting concerts, albums, and interviews with Ronnie Gilbert and others.

Dates of Materials: 1951 - 2015

Settlements collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00430
Abstract The Settlements Collection documents the social settlement movement and its contributions to poor and working-class urban communities from the 1880s through the first half of the 20th century. Documentation primarily relates to the College Settlement Association (later called the Intercollegiate Community Service Association), and the individual settlements affiliated with it: the College Settlement of Philadelphia, Denison House in Boston, the Smith Alumnae Chapter, and the Rivington Street...
Dates of Materials: 1883-1972

Third World Women's Alliance, Bay Area chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00697
Abstract Global women of color reproductive rights and social justice organization. TWWA broadened the scope of women's activism to address issues such as sterilization abuse, infant mortality, welfare rights, and low-wage work. The orientation of TWWA towards the "third world" brought the struggles, condition, and status of women in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to the forefront. The bulk of the records focus on the the West Coast and Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area Chapters of the...
Dates of Materials: 1971-1980; Majority of material found within 1971-1977

Thomas Thompson Trust records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00358
Abstract Charitable organization. Records consist largely of charity case records of poor women from Brattleboro and some from Rhinebeck, New York. Files contain correspondence from clients as well as case notes by the local agent. Collection contains the correspondence and papers of Richards M. Bradley, a trustee who oversaw the trust from 1901 to 1943. Also included are the records of the Brattleboro Mutual Aid Association and the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (includes blueprints and design). BMAA...
Dates of Materials: 1844-2001