Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630041597]
Overview Series of oral histories of four notable women: Belva Davis, journalist; Bernice Hemphill, bio-analyist; Marian Cleeves Diamond, scientist; Mary Lanigar, accountant; and Sandra Day O'Connor, supreme court justice. Published by Women's Forum West Legacy Foundation (San Francisco, Calif, 2004).
Dates of Materials: 1998-2003
Overview A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.
Dates of Materials: 2008 - 2009
Overview Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014
Overview Abortion rights advocacy group. Videotapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the anti-abortion protestors who formed around the Summit Medical Center, an abortion clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Also contains court documents pertaining to a federal suit filed against some protestors.
Dates of Materials: 1995-2002
Overview The Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project presents oral histories of Asian American women who have been active in the Reproductive Justice movement since the 1980s. The collection includes interviews, transcripts, photographs, published materials, author's note, and original grant proposal.
Dates of Materials: 2012-2014
Overview The mission of the Ausonia Club was to preserve Italian traditions in America, as well as offer support to the community. This collection includes interviews of the six female Ausonia Club members, as well as two male relatives. For each subject there are audiotapes and transcripts of the interviews, some in Italian with English translations. There is also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1965-1987
Overview Source material for book, Interviews with Contemporary Women Playwrights compiled by Kathleen Betsko and Rachel Koenig (1987), featuring thirty women playwrights, including Rosalyn Drexler, Beth Henley, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange, Megan Terry, and Kathleen Betsko. Materials include audio tapes, edited and unedited interview transcripts, biographical materials, play scripts, reviews, programs, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1955-1990
Overview In the 1970s, Brigitte Jordan conducted seminal work in the study of cross-cultural birth practices, including home birth and hospital birth, in the Yucatan and in Holland, Sweden and the United States, resulting in publication of her book Birth in Four Cultures (1983). She taught and conducted research for many years at the university level where her interests focused on the dynamics of change in the medical systems of developing countries. Her papers consist...
Dates of Materials: 1975-2015
Overview Oral history interview of Cheri Appel, M.D., physician and early birth control worker primarily discussing her work and Margaret Sanger. Interview conducted by Ellen Chesler in 1989. Includes audiotape and transcript.
Dates of Materials: 1989 February 1
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to the final adjournment. Sessions often begin with a prayer or devotional remark and continue on to business meetings, addresses, presentation of reports or other special services. The theme of the addresses is "The Business of Peace" and the topics include interracial relations, economics and...
Dates of Materials: 1922
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings cover the contents of each session of the convention including each address and meeting. This convention, being the first following the missed 1918 convention, focuses on the development of the YWCA of the U.S.A. following the war and war work activities. Religion, employment, students and work with other special interest groups are...
Dates of Materials: 1920
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of sectional meetings of the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the meetings of groups to discuss relationship of town and country, city, and student associations and how they serve various constituency groups; women, the international women's movement and the role the YWCA plays; matters of financing and staffing the expanding YWCA of the U.S.A.; the evangelical membership...
Dates of Materials: 1920
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 27, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Proceedings and actions from the Sixth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Meetings, discussions, addresses, and actions include discussion of the evangelical membership basis, cooperation within the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as with outside organizations, matters of leadership and the organization national level of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the YWCA around the world and YWCA work with social movements. The proceedings also detail all...
Dates of Materials: 1920
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Sessions are opened with a prayer or hymn and each morning Dr. Harold Cooke Phillips directs a worship service. "Occupation of the field" is the convention theme and presentations and discussions concern opportunities for further work in new and established associations. This...
Dates of Materials: 1928
Overview Theologian; Feminist; Psychotherapist. Papers document Neu's education in theology; her work and activism re: articulating and advocating radical new forms of feminist theology, and in re-defining the role of women in the church; her participation in numerous conferences about women in the church; and materials pertaining to her two books, Return Blessings: Ecofeminist Blessings Renewing the Earth (2002) and Women's Rites: Feminist...
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2011
Overview Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project is a collection of life histories of women who identify as lesbian, bisexual, woman-identified-woman, queer, or who prefer not to identify with sexuality categories. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2019
Overview Papers of Louise de Schweinitz Darrow, physician and birth control advocate include correspondence, diaries, photographs and memorabilia. Papers of Dorothea de Schweinitz, social worker and labor researcher, include correspondence documenting her trip to Germany, 1913, where she first learned of class issues, management and labor issues, and an oral history.
Dates of Materials: 1912-1997; Majority of material found within 1970-1980
Collection — Box SSC Shared 5: [Barcode: 310183630276003]
Overview Two oral histories of birth control advocate and physician Edris Rice-Wray, who founded Mexico's first family planning clinic in Mexico City. Includes audio tapes and one draft transcript.
Dates of Materials: 1987 March 14
Overview This collection exists because Rebecca Winborn was motivated by a desire to incorporate elder women into a "working, living archive" of their generational experiences. It includes interview transcripts, audio recordings (in the form of one cassette tape, twelve CDs, and digital files), photographs of all participants, and, in the case of one participant who passed away before the end of the project, materials from a funeral and correspondence with the family.
Dates of Materials: 2010 - 2013
Overview Marine geophysicist. Papers contain a transcript of an oral history interview, professional correspondence, biographical material, photographs, and awards and citations.
Dates of Materials: 1936-1986; Majority of material found within 1962-1980
Overview Documentation program. The Equal Rights Amendment Campaign Archives Project Records include correspondence, speeches, legal documents, photographs, press releases, reports, articles, interview transcripts, audio and video tapes, legislative records, logbooks, notes, documentary footage, and memorabilia. The bulk of the records comprise audiovisual materials from two documentaries: "Who Will Protect the Family," Victoria Costello's PBS documentary based on the 1982 North Carolina ERA...
Dates of Materials: 1970-1985
Overview Social worker; Public health specialist; Broadcast journalist; Radio producer. Papers consist of audio CDs, transcriptions, and research materials pertaining to "Voices of HIV", a five-part radio series produced by Francesca Rheannon and Luis Melendez for WFCR 88.5 (Amherst, Mass.), 2006. The bilingual radio project that looks at how HIV and AIDS are affecting the Latino communities of Western New England and includes interviews with Latino/a men and women infected with HIV/AIDS. Audio CDs of...
Dates of Materials: 2001-2006 (ongoing)
Overview Artist; Author. Material relating to her books: Daughters from Afar: Profiles of Israeli Women (1958) and Israeli Women Speak Out (1979), including correspondence, proposals, research materials, draft manuscripts, photographs; and interviews made for Israeli Women Speak Out.
Dates of Materials: 1949-1987
Overview Howard Parad is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and served as Dean of the Smith College School for Social Work from 1956 to 1971. The collection contains materials pertaining to Parad's career as a practioner and teacher of clinical social work, including correspondence, syllabi, lecture notes and speeches, essays drafts and published articles, research data, and subject files.
Dates of Materials: 1989 - 2002
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department. National industrial council lists include of listings of council committee members, officers, project leaders, regional representatives, and other members. Organization materials document the regional, territorial, and national structure of the industrial council. Project materials concern initiatives, activities, and campaigns led by the industrial council. These letters and documents provide instruction on how to run and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1951
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program. The International Division is responsible for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s international programs and are a facilitator connecting the national association to the World YWCA. Documents include World Fellowship and Mutual Service program packets summarizing the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. around the world assisting other national associations, an International Division charter and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1962-1970
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 107, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with and for African Americans women and girls. Conference materials provide an overview of the work being done regarding social justice, civil rights, and YWCA work with African American women and girls. The materials regarding the Commission on Interracial Cooperation and the National Interracial Conference concern cooperation with national movements. Following these materials are documents concerning the death of Juliette Derricotte and another...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1947
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 295, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the southern regional YWCA of the U.S.A. Action Program workshops. Action Program is a YWCA of the U.S.A. initiative to fully integrate their program, associations and leadership. These southern region workshops bring local association leaders to discuss the issues of racism and segregation in their communities and associations, examine the role of each leadership position in bringing about the changes necessary to integrate programs and associations, and determine a...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1965
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 176, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Visitation reports and documents concerning the YWCA of Des Moines, Iowa and its Blue Triangle Branch. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. YWCA of Des Moines documents also include pamphlets, an anniversary celebration program and a transcript of a radio interview about the association. The Blue Triangle Branch of the YWCA of Des Moines is the club for the African American members of the YWCA of Des Moines. Documents...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1950