Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon Research Files on Women's Liberation


Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon Research Files on Women's Liberation


The Rosalyn Baxandall: Women's Liberation Research Files contain the research files of feminist historians Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon. Baxandall and Gordon are the editors of as well as . The collection consists largely of printed ephemera from a number of short-lived feminist groups based around the US. This includes broadsides, brochures, cartoons, fliers, newsletters, pamphlets, and other publications. There are also several topical files relating to abortion, African-Americans, beauty standards, gays and lesbians, the media, pornography, and work. While the material ranges in date from 1948-1999, the bulk documents the women's liberation movement of the late 1960s and through the 1970s. America's Working Women: A Documentary History, 1600 to the Present Dear Sisters: Dispatches from the Women's Liberation Movement

7.0 linear feet; (7 boxes)

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