Records, 1967-1990


Records, 1967-1990

Records, 1967-1990

Correspondence, minutes, reports, audiotapes, etc., of Boston National Organization for Women, an organization working for legal, economic, and social equality for women.

19 cartons, 5 supersize folders, 1 oversize box, 3 oversize folders, 2 folio+ folders, 1 folio folder, 4 photograph and color slide folders, 4 folders of memorabilia, and 216 audiotapes

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Gordon, Linda, 1940- (person)

Linda Gordon is an American feminist and historian. She lives in New York City and in Madison, Wisconsin. She won the Marfield Prize for Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, and the Antonovych Prize for Cossack Rebellions: Social Turmoil in the Sixteenth-Century Ukraine (SUNY Press, 1983). An active participant in the women’s-liberation movement of the late 1960s and 1970s, Gordon and her long-time collaborator Rosalyn Baxandall edited two books providing crucial views of that movement’s contr...

O'Neill, Tip, 1912-1994 (person)

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Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009 (person)

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Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985 (person)

Wilma Scott Heide was a sociologist and former chair and president of the National Organization for Women. She obtained her R.N. from Brooklyn State Hospital (1945), her B.A. in sociology (1950) and a Litt.M. (1955) from the University of Pittsburgh, and her Ph.D. in feminist theory and public policy from the Union of Experimenting Colleges and Universities (1978). She was married to Eugene E. Heide from 1951 to 1972; they had two children, Tamara and Terry. Heide was a ...

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The Boston Women's Health Book Collective is a nonprofit, public interest women's health education, advocacy, and consulting organization which was formally established in 1972 and published Our Bodies, Ourselves in 1973. From the description of Subject files, 1970-1998. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83027952 The Boston Women's Health Book Collective, a non-profit women's health education, advocacy and consulting organization, began in 1969 when a small group of ...

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Salzman, Freda Friedman, 1927-1981. (person)

Physicist (Brooklyn College, B.A., 1949; University of Illinois, Ph.D., 1953), Salzman held research positions at the Universities of Wisconsin, Rochester, and Colorado, and in 1965 was appointed with her husband to the original physics dept. of U. Mass., Boston. Two years later the university attempted to terminate her appointment on grounds of nepotism. After a five-year struggle, she was reinstated in 1972 and received tenure in 1975. Salzman was active in Science for the People, particularly...

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Maryann Hart. (person)

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The National Organization for Women was organized in 1966 to work toward the realization of legal, economic, and social equality for women. The Boston chapter was founded in 1969. Until 1974 it was known as the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter and included five units: North Shore, South Shore, Concord, Framingham, and Marlboro. From the description of Records, 1967-1990 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122614548 The National Organization for W...

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Anna Del Prado. (person)

Margie Adam. (person)

Beth Wallace (person)

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (corporateBody)

St 1946, c 368 established the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Commission, serving under the governor. St 1950, c 479 renamed it the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. St 1969, c 704, s 8 placed it under the Executive Office for Administration and Finance, and its responsibilities for nondiscriminatory hiring and other policies in the Executive Department were included in the Governor's Code of Fair Practices (Exec Order 74, July 20, 1970; see also Exec Orders 1...

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Schlafly, Phyllis, 1924-2016 (person)

Phyllis Schlafly was born 15 August 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. The mother of six, she is an attorney and a conservative political activist. Her biggest platforms have been against equal rights amendments and feminist views. She founded the Eagle Forum and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund in 1972 and remains in the office of their president today. From the guide to the Phyllis Schlafly reports, 1989-1991, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

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Karen Tucker. (person)

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King, Mary L. (Mary Lee) (person)

Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 (person)

Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

Ellen Flanders. (person)

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Lorraine Lee. (person)

Lehman, Leah (person)

Sturgis, Somers H. (Somers Hayes), 1904- (person)

Debby Switzer. (person)

Daniel Dern. (person)

Laura Moral. (person)

Nancy Levin. (person)

Geer, Ellen (person)

Miriam Galper. (person)

Beth Broderson. (person)

Charlene Spretnak. (person)

Mia Gannon. (person)

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Bennett, Kate (person)

Susan Jacobson. (person)

Jean Weinberg. (person)

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Hart, Mary Ann (person)

Eilleen Aiken. (person)

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Antoniotti, Alma (person)

Smeal, Eleanor (person)

Smeal was Chair of the Woman's Trust. From the description of TLS, 1985 April 16 : Washington, D.C. to Nancy Magnuson / Ellie Smeal. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 29463769 ...

Barbara Starrett. (person)

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 (person)

Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...

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Luscomb, Florence, 1887- (person)

Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Luscomb, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321605 Florence Hope Luscomb, social and political activist, earned an S.B. in architecture (M.I.T., 1909), and worked as an architect until 1917, when she became executive secretary for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association. From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1904-...

Sargent, Francis W., 1915-1998 (person)

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Edward William Brooke III (October 26, 1919 – January 3, 2015) was an American Republican politician. In 1966, he became the first African American popularly elected to the United States Senate. He represented Massachusetts in the Senate from 1967 to 1979. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Brooke graduated from the Boston University School of Law after serving in the United States Army during World War II. After serving as chairman of the Finance Commission of Boston, Brooke won election a...

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Margaret Weitz. (person)

Paley, Grace, 1922-2007 (person)

Grace Paley (b. Grace Goodside, Dec. 11, 1922, Bronx, NY-d. Aug. 22, 2007, Thetford, VT) attended Hunter College and The New School where she studied with W. H. Auden. She married June 20, 1942, Grace Goodside married cinematographer Jess Paley in 1942 and had two children before getting divorced. Paley married poet Robert Nichols 1n 1972. She taught at Sarah Lawrence College. Her first collection was published in 1959. A known pacifist and social activist, Paley joined the War Resisters Leagu...

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The National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed in Washington D.C. in 1966, and incorporated in 1967. The organization was formed to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of society, assuming all privileges and responsibilities in fully equal partnership with men. Local chapters were formed throughout the country and task forces were set up to deal with problems of women in areas such as employment, education, religion, poverty, law, politics, and image in the media....

Ross, Judy (person)

Rossi, Alice S. 1922- (person)

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The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...

Sue Goldstein. (person)

Rosemary Trowbridge. (person)

Maureen Reagan. (person)

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Carol Bellamy. (person)

Marilyn French. (person)

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Saundra Graham. (person)

Socialist Workers' Party (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Members and supporters of the Socialist Workers Party have worked with the farm movement and have covered farm protests for the Party's newspaper, The militant, since the 1970s. The items in this collection were collected by various members who were active with the farm movement. From the description of Farm protests collection, 1954-1990, n.d. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 221317319 American socialist political party. From the description of Socia...

Kattie Portis. (person)

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Diane Barry. (person)

Schloff, Jamie (person)

Loraine Ballard (person)

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Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001 (person)

Nathan Marsh Pusey (1907-2001) was the twenty-fourth president of Harvard University from 1953 to 1971. He was also president of Lawrence College (1944-1953), president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1971-1975), and president of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (1978-1983). Pusey's tenure as president was defined by new building construction, greater fundraising, and struggles with student protestors. From the description of Papers of Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1...

Hosken, Fran P., 1919-2006 (person)

Franziska Porges Hosken earned a master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1944; she was among the first women graduates of the program. She subsequently worked as a product designer, journalist and adovate for women's health issues. From the description of Papers. ca. 1941-ca. 1980. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 680436928 Franziska Porges Hosken earned a master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (G...

Murphy, Mary Ann, M.A. (person)

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Hill, Ruth Edmonds (person)

Librarian Ruth Edmonds Hill was born on March 5, 1925 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to William and Florence Edmonds. She attended Reed School and Central Junior High School in Pittsfield, and graduated from Pittsfield High School. Edmonds received her B.S. degree in biological sciences from Massachusetts State College in 1946, and her B.S. in library science from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts in 1949. She would later obtain her certificate in theatre librarianship from Columbia Univers...

Lorraine Ballard. (person)