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Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview Grassroots advocacy, low-income rights and social justice organization based in Springfield, Mass. The Records provide a detailed record of the activities, decision-making processes, and political foundation of the organization and its work in coalition with regional, state, national, and international groups. Major topics found in the records include criminal justice, economic justice, HIV/AIDS prevention, homelessness, housing, poverty, social justice, and welfare rights. In addition there...
Overview Barbara J. Love is a feminist activist and writer. Among other projects she founded the Pioneer Feminist Project, which resulted in publication of Feminists Who Changed America (2006), the first comprehensive directory to document many of the founders and leaders, including both well-known and grassroots organizers of the Second Wave Women's Movement.The collection includes administrative files for the project, as well as the biographical files pertaining to...
Overview 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.
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Overview Dorothy Brier was a social worker, teacher and author. This collection includes professional papers related to her career as a social worker at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, from 1971-1992. It includes unpublished papers, radio and tv scripts, and staff and community development program proposals. Also included are miscellaneous notes, clippings, and correspondence regarding social work in a health care setting.
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 233, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. International Leadership Training Project and Pan American Project. As part of its mission, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division seeks to foster international understanding through personal relationships and shared experiences. The International Leadership Training Project funded through a Ford Foundation grant brings young YWCA leaders from around the world to the United States to learn about democratic leadership, develop an understanding of the...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Racial Justice Fund, racial justice institutes and staff meetings aimed at addressing racism in the context of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Racial Justice Fund is a fund to support programs and activities fighting fascism with half the funds earmarked for the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organizations (IFCO). Fund raising letters to potential donors explain the program and its potential impact while progress memos and...
Overview Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and...
Overview The Joan Banks Dunlop collection documents the life and work of Dunlop, an activist and leader in women's rights and reproductive health. Especially well documented is the work Dunlop did with International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) and A Women's Lens on Global Issues.
Overview Judith Daniels, Smith College Class of 1960, was a magazine editor and the founding editor-in-chief of SAVVY, the first glossy magazine aimed at upscale executive and professional women. The collection is comprised of correspondence, memos, reports, financial records, publications, and photographs documenting Daniels' professional life, particularly her work on SAVVY magazine. Also included are college notebooks and papers from...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Youth employment project proposals submitted to the United States Department of Labor and additional documents concerning issues of employment opportunity and conditions for youth. Taking advantage of the opportunities arising from the Economic Opportunity Act, the YWCA proposes several projects for vocational guidance. The Employability Learning Centers proposal is described as an umbrella proposal supporting the Summer Youth Demonstration Project and Business Office Culture Project. Both of...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Proposal and final report submitted to the United States Department of Labor for the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s Summer Youth Demonstration Project. The project leverages the existing structure and strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and it's local associations to provide employment experience and support services to young women ages 16-19 who are not in school and unemployed.
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 296, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Proposal to the United States Department of Labor for leadership training in the Work Incentive Program (WIN) and correspondence and statements concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s positions on labor laws and policy. The WIN proposal requests funding for training for local associations interested in participating in the program. It suggests utilizing the strengths of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations to establish a relationship with the WIN program and through that relationship and...
Overview Leslie Tarr Laurie helped found The Family Planning Council of Western Massachusetts (later known as Tapestry Health Systems) 1973 to provide family planning services (birth control, pregnancy testing, referral for adoption and abortion services) and other health services (STD testing, gynecological exams). She woiuld serve as CEO/Executive Director of the agency for the next 40 years until her resignation in early 2014. The collection contains correspondence, publications, minutes, reports,...
Overview Martha Ackelsberg is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emerita of Government and Professor Emerita of the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Born in 1946 in New York City to Socialist Zionist parents, Ackelsberg earned a bachelors degree in social studies from Radcliffe College, and a masters and doctorate degrees in political philosophy from Princeton. While at Princeton, she explored anarchist theories of justice in Godwin, Bakunin and Kropotkin, and her dissertation focused on...
Overview Since the early 1970s, Mary J. Oates's scholarship has focused on the study of women, especially Catholics, in American social and economic history. She is the author or editor of several books, including Higher Education for Catholic Women: An Historical Anthology (1987), ed., and The Catholic Philanthropic Tradition in America (1995). Oates has also published numerous articles in both scholarly journals and anthologies.The...
Overview Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.
Overview Feminist advocacy organization. Records pertain to all aspects of the Foundation's work since its inception and include records of the Board, correspondence, emails, minutes, agendas, reports, grant applications and proposals, programs, brochures, pamphlets, publications, membership and publicity materials, photographs, posters, audiovisuals, and memorabilia. Much of the collection consists of files documenting the Foundations' projects such as Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Free To...
Overview Latinas; Youth advocate; Women's health advocacy organization. The National Latina Health Organization Records include health education and workshop curricula, office files, surveys, conference materials, and newsletters. The NLHO's programming for Latina health issues and their teen programs are well documented. There are also some records of the Board of Directors and a few financial records.
Overview Women's health advocacy organization. The Records focus on NAWHERC's administration, funding, programs, studies, and work in coalition with other women's health, indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, and women of color organizations. Major topics found throughout these papers include Native American health and cultural survival, rights of indigenous peoples, alcoholism and other drug dependency problems, abortion and reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, diabetes, breast cancer,...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 335, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of the YWCA of Jersey City, New Jersey with further form and topical designations on the microfilm under each association. The administration and development of the association is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Additional materials include program materials,...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 335, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Proposal from the YWCA of Jersey City to the United States Office of Economic Opportunity for the implementation of a Job Corps program.
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 337, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Visitation reports and additional materials for the YWCA of New York City followed by correspondence and reports concerning its Bronx, Central, Upper Manhattan, and West Side branches, and a proposal for a Job Corps training center. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Branch documents include visitation reports, program materials, and correspondence. The Job Corps training center proposal for...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 341, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Preliminary draft and final proposal for a Pittsburgh Job Corps service center for submission to the Office of Economic Opportunity.
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 125, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the lease, purchase, sale, use, management and maintenance of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and properties including information on the proposed international center and the closing of regional offices.
Overview Economist, Founder First Nations Development Institute, Native American rights advocate. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life, and focus on two organizations founded by Adamson, the First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW). Major topics include American Indians, indigenous people, and economic development. Portions of the work of FNDI are particularly well chronicled through detailed staff reports and records on Field Operations...
Overview At the time of its founding, SisterLove provided safe space for women, especially women of African descent, to confront the realities of living with the AIDS. Dázon Dixon Diallo initiated a collaboration with a local women's organization to improve access for all women and especially those of color. In 1987, the Women's AIDS Prevention Project (WAPP) was formed. In 1989, Ms. Diallo founded SisterLove Women's AIDS Project with the help of WAPP's Women of Color Advisory Board. The organization's...
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 248, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the United Student Christian Council (USCC) relationship to the National Council of Churches and small college proposals. The USCC unites autonomous student Christian organizations under common purpose in order to strengthen the student Christian movement in the United States as a whole. The sometimes complicated relationship between the USCC, the National Student YWCA and the National Council of the Churches is debated and defined in statements, correspondence and...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 308, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The National Student YWCA summer project in India is a program offering participants the opportunity to meet and participate in seminars and discussions with Indian students. The seminar explores the social, political, cultural, religious and educational climate in India. Program outlines and reports summarize and assess the project and outline the proposed schedule. Additional documents include completed application packets, project evaluations, project proposals, papers and reports.