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Publicity

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

Ms. Magazine records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00362
Abstract

The collection contains the office files of Ms. Magazine, a magazine edited, published, and written by women, focusing on women's issues and the women's movement, including fiction, poetry, readers' letters, and "No Comment" column on sexist journalism and ads.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1996

Music collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00409
Abstract Documents a wide variety of women's participation in the broad field of music. Material consists of books, catalogs, concert programs, interviews (both written and recorded), musical scores, printed material, photographs, publicity, recordings and songbooks. Contains biographical material on well-known women singers and composers (both classical and popular). Includes the women's liberation rock bands and folk music of the late 1960s and early 1970s, as well as feminist recording...
Dates of Materials: 1848 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1930s-1980

Myra Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00753
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, diaries/journals, writings, both prose and poetry, course work, workshop materials, and photographs of Myra Shapiro, New York poet and author.

Dates of Materials: 1948-2015

National Board, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 297, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Year end financial summaries with accompanying auditor's letters followed by publicity kits for National YWCA Week celebrations. National YWCA Week is the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s week chosen to publicize their work and programs with a focus on increasing membership and uniting current members as part of the national organization. Publicity kits sent out to local associations include sample press releases, television and radio spots, interviews and speeches in addition to suggestions for...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1970

National Board, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning National YWCA Week. Each year the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations celebrate National YWCA Week to celebrate the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A., rededicate the associations and members to the ideals of the national organization and host special programs to share the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. with the public. The Public Information Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. circulates programming suggestions, sample press releases, sample radio and television...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Planned Parenthood Federation of America records group II (PPFA II)

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00371a
Abstract The records of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America provide substantial information about the history of the birth control and family planning movement nationally and internationally. They are a significant source of information on all aspects of the history of birth control and family planning, including women's health issues; sex education; women in poverty; international population planning and policy; and the legal, political and social aspects of contraception and abortion....
Dates of Materials: 1912 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Planned Parenthood Federation of America records group III (PPFA III)

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00371b
Abstract The records of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America provide substantial information about the history of the birth control and family planning movement nationally and internationally. They are a significant source of information on all aspects of the history of birth control and family planning, including women's health issues; sex education; women in poverty; international population planning and policy; and the legal, political and social aspects of contraception and abortion....
Dates of Materials: 1920 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2010

Planned Parenthood Federation of America records (PPFA I)

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00371
Abstract The records of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America provide substantial information about the history of the birth control and family planning movement nationally and internationally. The records contain correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, publicity, publications, and congressional and legal materials. They document many aspects of the work of the PPFA and its predecessor organizations, advocacy, medical work, and the activities of its staff and affiliates. The PPFA Records are...
Dates of Materials: 1918 - 1974

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00359
Abstract Birth control advocacy organization. The records provide a unique source for the study of the establishment and development of an organization largely run by women. They document the half-century struggle to revoke the Massachusetts Comstock Laws through state initiative and referendum voting (1942, 1948) campaigns for the right to disseminate information on birth control. Also of interest are letters to and from Margaret Sanger, and from General Douglas MacArthur forbidding Sanger from...
Dates of Materials: 1859-2002; Majority of material found within 1916-1960

Public affairs, 1949-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 124, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, national and global politics and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in addition to raising discussion questions and providing discussion guides. The...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1950

Public affairs, 1936-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, racism, civil rights, federal services, national and global politics, the role of Christianity in social action and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1949

Public Information Committee minutes and reports, 1953-1961

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 364, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

The Public Information Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing policy and plans for publicity and promotion of events, ideas and activities. The committee meets to review the progress of projects, discuss publicity needs, review publicity methods and review their departmental budgets. In the fall of 1961 the responsibilities of the Public Information Committee are shifted to the Communications Committee of the Bureau of Communications. 

Dates of Materials: 1953-1961

Public Information Department and Publications Services Department, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 237, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Public Information Department and Publications Services Department. The Public Information Department is responsible for collecting and disseminating information about the YWCA of the U.S.A. to increase public awareness and acceptance. While the Public Information Department is mostly concerned with external communication and public relations, the Publications Services Department deals with internal communications, carrying responsibility for the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1959

Public information, publications and publicity, circa 1913-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 125, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. publicity policy and implementation. The YWCA of the U.S.A., being a national association of local associations, utilizes several forms of publicity to communicate a unified goal and vision to the public in addition to within the YWCA of the U.S.A. Radio programs are used to share information about the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as to educate the listeners about public affairs programs and issues important to the YWCA of the U.S.A. members. Radio...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1950

Publication Department minutes, 1916-1924

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

The committee of the Publication Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the promotion, sales, production and development of all publications of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This includes pitching book ideas, discussion of budgets and finance, developing policy for publication content and use and discussing the needs of the national program. Also included in the documents are meetings of the Womans Press. 

Dates of Materials: 1916-1924

Publication Department minutes, 1907-1915

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

The committee of the Publication Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss the promotion, sales, production and development of all publications of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This includes pitching book ideas, discussion of budgets and finance, developing policy for publication content and use and discussing the needs of the national program. Also included in the documents are meetings of the Womans Press. 

Dates of Materials: 1907-1915

Publication Department reports, 1917-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The Publication Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the promotion, sales, production and development of all publications of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This includes pitching book ideas, discussion of budgets and finance, developing policy for publication content and use and discussing the needs of the national program. Reports from secretaries to the Publication Department include descriptions of their work for the reporting period, assessment of their sections' performance...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1921

Publication Department reports, 1907-1916

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents The Publication Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the promotion, sales, production and development of all publications of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This includes pitching book ideas, discussion of budgets and finance, developing policy for publication content and use and discussing the needs of the national program. Reports from secretaries to the Publication Department include descriptions of their work for the reporting period, assessment of their sections' performance...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1916

Publications Services Committee minutes and reports, 1952-1961

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The Public Services Committee oversees the Public Services Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in its responsibilities for the publication, production, promotion and sales of periodicals, pamphlets and written materials of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In the fall of 1961 the responsibilities of the Public Services Committee and the Public Information Committee are merged into the Communications Committee of the Bureau of Communications. 

Dates of Materials: 1952-1961

Publications Services Committee minutes and reports, 1940-1951

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The Public Services Committee oversees the Public Services Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in its responsibilities for the publication, production, promotion and sales of periodicals, pamphlets and written materials of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In the fall of 1961 the responsibilities of the Public Services Committee and the Public Information Committee are merged into the Communications Committee of the Bureau of Communications. 

Dates of Materials: 1940-1951

Publicity Committee minutes and reports, 1913-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 365, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents

The Publicity Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the messages of the national organization as represented through print, images, speakers, exhibits and movies. Committee meetings include reports of publicity projects, the development of publicity and publications policies, requests from other departments, associations and special events for publicity materials and discussion of department personnel and finance. 

Dates of Materials: 1913-1921

Religion, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s World Fellowship Week, formerly the World's Week of Prayer and Fellowship, observances. During World Fellowship Week local associations focus on building awareness and support for the YWCA work around the world. Reports, pamphlets, and bulletins contain summaries of YWCA associations around the world, describe the needs of international associations, address the status of women around the world and suggest publicity strategies and activities for...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

Religion, 1917-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1917-1930

Religion, 1899-1916

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1899-1916

Ruth Berman and Connie Kurtz papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00520
Abstract Lesbian activists; Teacher, Health and Physical Education; Professor; Counselor. The Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz Papers include personal correspondence and emails, scrapbooks, photographs, and files related to gay and lesbian rights, same-sex marriage, and women's rights. The collection also includes audiovisual materials, production notes, and public relations materials pertaining to the documentary about the couple: Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House (2002). The most recent...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2018

Ruth Leger Sivard papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00772
Abstract

The collection primarily contains the research materials for the sixteen editions of "World Military and Social Expenditures," including newspaper clippings, reports, journal articles, and some correspondence.

Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015

Sister Singers Network records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00569
Abstract

Women's music organization. Collection documents the activities of the Sister Singers Network, primarily at music festivals, as well as each member group. Types of material include correspondence, programs, publicity and directories.

Dates of Materials: 1981 - 2011

Sisters Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00670
Abstract Community service organization. The Sisters Inc. (sometimes known as Sisters Ink) a community-based organization in the rural hill towns of Western Massachusetts operated from 1996-2008 in support of girls as they entered adolescence. Founded by Ellen Pulleyblank Coffey and Deborah Coffey, the organization was directed by Kelly Anderson for most of its tenure. Programs included: an art-based mentoring program for girls ages 9-12, a music based program for teen girls, a mother-daughter...
Dates of Materials: 1996 - 2008

Sojourn records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00316
Scope and Contents

The Records of Sojourn consist of minutes and agendas; correspondence and memoranda; grant proposals; financial and other reports; publicity; contracts; clippings; newsletters; and photographs. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence, contracts, grant applications, and reports pertaining to the many government agencies that funded Sojourn programs.

Dates of Materials: 1974-1992

Sophia Smith Collection topical collection on women's health

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00394
Abstract

An artificial collection documenting the evolution of medical and scientific thinking and practice relating to women's health. Topics include abortion, birth control, childbirth, eugenics, female genital mutilation, lactation, infant mortality, marriage instruction, mental hygiene, motherhood, nutrition, obstetrics, sexuality, sterilization, and AIDS. Types of materials include printed material, research materials, reports, and surveys.

Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 1860s-1980s; 1818 - 2004