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Women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

Countries collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00445
Abstract The Countries collection is comprised predominantly of printed materials, with some photographs and manuscript materials. It focuses on the status of women, women's organizations, and feminist movements in over 140 countries. Related topics include sex roles; political rights; educational opportunities for women; biographical information on such notable individuals as Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, Indira Gandhi, Eva Peron, and Joan of Arc; plus information on women's organizations and conferences....
Dates of Materials: 1540-2006; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

Elizabeth Norris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00508
Abstract

YWCA Archivist, Librarian. Papers consist of biographical and family history information, family photographs, writings, and samples from her collections of memorabilia with associated reference files. The bulk of the papers is photographs and materials related to Norris' memorabilia collections.

Dates of Materials: 1870s-2003

Living U.S. Women's History Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00423
Abstract

The collection includes fifty-one oral histories of scholars of U.S. women's history. The interviews document the emergence and development of women's history as a discipline from 1960 to 2000, as well as the interviewees' professional and personal lives, their choices, and their intellectual commitments.

Dates of Materials: 2000-2005

Suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00447
Abstract Feminists, Suffragists. Comprised largely of printed materials such as pamphlets, newspaper clippings, petitions, legislative documents, articles, periodicals, and books pertaining to the enfranchisement of women primarily in the U.S., but also in England and there are small amounts of material on other countries. There are also manuscript materials including unpublished writings and correspondence. Photographs document suffrage parades, demonstrations, groups, and individuals. Suffrage...
Dates of Materials: 1851-2009; Majority of material found within 1880s-1920s

Woman's movement, circa 1917-1931 

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 151, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Reports, bulletins and articles concerning the woman's movement in the United States and abroad. Using data and analysis from studies, bulletins on the woman's movement in the United States analyze the changing economic, social and civic role of women including addressing employment, education and homemakers. Reports on the status of women internationally include China, England, the Philippines, France and India. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1917-1931