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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Abortion and Birth Control Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00786
Abstract

The Abortion and Birth Control Committee was a pre-Roe v. Wade committee associated with Valley Women's Center in Western Massachusetts that attempted to connect people with reproductive health services when such services were difficult to obtain. The collection contains the newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, forms, and correspondence of the Committee.

Dates of Materials: 1969-1974

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Abstract Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014

Andrea Ayvazian papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00760
Abstract

Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.

Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015

Annette Kar Baxter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00258
Abstract Professor of American Studies and Women's Studies. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; writings and notes; and teaching materials; research and organization files focusing primarily on her years as a professor at Barnard College and her administrative responsibilities there. Her papers reveal the thrills and frustrations that come with advancing new disciplines, American Studies and Women's Studies, while advocating traditional, single-sex educational programs....
Dates of Materials: 1905-1984

Art collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00429
Abstract

Documents women's participation in, and contributions to, the broad field of art. Contains primarily printed material, plus, correspondence, interviews, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, speeches, and typescripts. The collection documents the lives and work of individual designers, landscape architects, women in the fine arts, as well as the status of women in the arts and organizations of feminist artists.

Dates of Materials: 1857-1988; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Arts, 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with music and arts in their associations. Music materials include a copy of the "Songbook of the Y.W.C.A.," guidance for running a successful music program, suggested music programming, bibliographies and the diary and field reports of Elizabeth Lawson. Lawson's field work involved traveling to local associations and evaluating and advising their music program. Miscellaneous art materials concern work with arts programs in general in local...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

Authors collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00443
Abstract The Authors Collection contains small amounts of material on a number of women writers from the U.S. and abroad. Types of materials include biographical writings, articles, reviews, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials. There are also some letters, manuscripts and photographs. A large portion of the collection relates to author Margaret Mitchell, and her book and the movie, Gone With the Wind. Other authors represented include Louisa May Alcott,...
Dates of Materials: 1845-1986

Bernie D. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00743
Abstract Bernie D. Jones is a legal scholar and author. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Hunter College, the New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia, where she earned a doctorate in U.S. History. Her specialization was in legal history and theory. She served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department from 1992-1995 and was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Legal Studies from 2003-2008....
Dates of Materials: 1986 - 2016

Carole A. Oglesby papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00492
Abstract

Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.

Dates of Materials: 1950-2018

Coalition of Indian-Controlled School Boards Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00696
Abstract

Oral history interviews with individuals who made "unrivaled contributions to Indian parental and community control of Indian education." The collection includes audio recordings, partial transcripts, related correspondence and published documents. A large percentage of the interviews are with women and many who were involved in the Indian rights movement, including Rebecca Adamson, the first field coordinator for the coalition.

Dates of Materials: 1967-2009

Community Division, 1965-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Community Division handbooks, policies and work tools for local, regional and national staff. The Community Division is responsible for services to local associations that support their role in the community, facilitate relationships with other associations and the national organization, their administrative functions and their role as part of a global organization. These work tools support the Community Division's staff in fulfilling their support to local associations and provide guidance...
Dates of Materials: 1965-1970

Czechoslovakia, 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Czechoslovakia. Reports and correspondence from YWCA secretaries in Czechoslovakia concern the troubles and conflict faced by Czechoslovakians and foreign workers during the time leading up to Hitler's occupation and through the end of World War II. YWCA centers assist with refugees, continue work with women, and provide other assistance as needed. Speeches made by the mayor of Prague and the President of Czechoslovakia are included in the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1950

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00780
Abstract

The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.

Dates of Materials: 1951-2017

Elizabeth McGinnis Tetlow collection of research materials on Olive Schreiner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00299
Abstract

Born on the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, Olive Schreiner was a writer in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This collection consists primarily of research materials on Schreiner gathered by Elizabeth McGinnis Tetlow for a proposed biography.

Dates of Materials: 1874 - 1981

Employment collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00456
Abstract Primarily printed materials and books, plus some unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, pertaining to employment issues and specific occupations of women primarily in the U.S. and England. Topics include affirmative action, sex discrimination, labor organizing, child labor, immigrant workers, women in industry, jury duty, wartime work, Social Security, and protective legislation. Over eighty occupations represented include: law, academics, social work, sciences,...
Dates of Materials: 1817 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1920-1976

Families collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00391
Abstract Collection contains articles, bibliographies, books, greeting cards, leaflets, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, reports, and syllabi addressing "the family," including topics such as homemakers, housework, marriage, unwed mothers, and divorce. Includes feminist critique of marriage and the family by both well-known feminists and more mainstream writers and journalists. Contains documentation of the changes in American family structures and norms that resulted from the cultural...
Dates of Materials: 1829 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Foreign, circa 1933-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division budgets for 1950 and bibliographies of books, papers, pamphlets, and other materials concerning international relations and world politics compiled by YWCA of the U.S.A. staff, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1933-1950

Girl Reserve conferences, 1945-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 85, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the western region Girl Reserve conferences and conference planning and preparatory guidebooks for all regions for 1946. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences bring together girls from different backgrounds and Girl Reserve clubs across a region to unite...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1946

Guida West papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00555
Abstract Political sociologist; activist; author. The papers focus primarily on West's activism, research, professional activities, speeches, and writings related to welfare rights and economic justice. Her extensive working files document individuals and organizations working for civil rights, welfare rights, and related social movements from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Organizations represented include the Montclair Welfare Rights and Friends of Welfare Rights, National Welfare Rights...
Dates of Materials: 1946 - 2006

Harriot F. Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00692
Abstract

Mill worker; Author. Curtis' writings and correspondence, historical research notes and background sources compiled during the 1950s and 1960s by biographer, Lila Wead Berman. 1840s publications about and from New England's mill workers included.

Dates of Materials: 1836-1963; Majority of material found within 1936-1963

Heather Huyck papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00505
Abstract

The Heather Huyck papers consist of research files for Huyck's dissertation,"To Celebrate a Whole Priesthood: The History of Women's Ordination in the Episcopal Church" and professional and personal papers related to her career as a public historian, working especially with the National Park Service to establish women's history sites. Also includes papers related to Huyck's mother, Dorothy Boyle Huyck, who was involved with the Family Camping Association in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates of Materials: 1935-2017

Immigration, circa 1910-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 100, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous immigration materials concerning the YWCA program, outreach, and education regarding immigrants and displaced persons. Materials address United States laws and public policy, social welfare issues faced by immigrant populations, employment barriers and treatment, and social acceptance and perceptions. Cooperation between YWCA international institutes and other YWCA associations is addressed through the education materials and numerous pamphlets intended to educate women of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1950

Industrial, 1915-1928

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 102, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Club Council reports arranged by region. Reports summarize recommended activities and initiatives, discuss club organization and news, discuss effective programming for employed women, and report on industrial issues. Reports also discuss fair wages, labor laws, child labor, and education of employed women. The Federation of Industrial Clubs documents the organization of programming for employed women and women in industrial work. Handbooks and pamphlets discuss...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1928

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946

Interracial, 1917-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 108, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous pamphlets concerning YWCA work with African Americans as well as issues surrounding race and discrimination. Several pamphlets are attributed to Dorothy Height. This microdex contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title A through S. 

Dates of Materials: 1917-1946

Jennifer M. Guglielmo papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00515
Abstract Historian; Professor; Reproductive rights advocate. Papers consist of senior thesis, "The Community Health Representative Program: Two Decades of American Indian Women's Health Activism" and related materials, including taped interviews with Native American women and men who were active in redesigning health care throughout Wisconsin's Indian reservations, 1970s-1980s. There are also files relating to her involvement in the Collective for Feminist and Socialist Alternatives and Defend...
Dates of Materials: 1988 - 2005

Karen Stamm collection of Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA) records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00811
Abstract

Administrative and program files of the Committee to End Sterilization Abuse (CESA) and, its successor, the Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA). CESA was an organization whose mission s to reduce sterilization violations against women of color in poverty. It was later superseded by the CARASA, which widened the focus to include abortion rights and protections.

Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2010

Labor, circa 1921-1931

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 111, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief programs. Miscellaneous materials include educational materials, discussion outlines, case studies relating the experience of women and girls, sample budgets and discussion of cost of living, and suggestions for relief work and programming for unemployed girls. In addition, the materials contain background information on the economic situation, discussion of national and international relief...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1931

Leadership, 1916-1929

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 115, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. summer school courses. To develop leaders within the YWCA of the U.S.A. and offer development opportunities for those interested in association work and social work, the YWCA of the U.S.A. offers summer training courses through the National Training School and the Extension Training Division. Courses are offered on YWCA of the U.S.A. association method and administration, work with Girl Reserve, work with employed women, rural associations, physical...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1929

Linda Gordon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00580
Abstract

Pioneering women's historian Linda Gordon's papers include teaching materials from her courses at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, and records of the University's graduate program in women's history; teaching materials from her other appointments, and research materials related to her numerous publications.

Dates of Materials: 1970-2011