Records, 1975-1983 (inclusive).


Records, 1975-1983 (inclusive).

Collection consists of 25 videotapes, newsletters from Transition House, and publications of the Mass. Coalition of Battered Women Service Groups.

1.5 linear ft.

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Varney, Maureen, (person)

Swenson, Norma (person)

Transition House. (corporateBody)

Transition House was founded in 1976 when Cherie Jimenez and Chris Womendez opened their five-room apartment as a refuge for battered women and their children; it was the first shelter of its kind in Massachusetts. It has moved several times and expanded to include volunteers and paid staff offering support for legal, welfare, and housing advocacy, a crisis hotline, and outreach programs. The Dating Violence Intervention Project, initiated in 1986, is a collaboration between Transition House and...

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Nolin, Barbara, (person)

Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000 (person)

Lawyer and feminist, Florynce Kennedy is a founding member of the National Organization for Women and the National Women's Political Caucus and the author of Abortion Rap. From the description of Papers. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007592 Florynce Rae ("Flo") Kennedy, an African American lawyer, feminist, activist, and civil rights advocate, was born on February 11, 1916, in Kansas City, Missouri, the second of five daughters of Wiley Kennedy an...

Leghorn, Lisa (person)

Feminist and author Lisa Leghorn received her Master's degree from Goddard College. She is the author of Social Responses to Battered Women (1976), co-author of Who really starves? : Women and World Hunger (Lisa Leghorn and Mary Roodkowsky, 1977); Woman's Worth: Sexual Economics and the World of Women (Lisa Leghorn and Katherine Parker, 1981); and co-author (with Betsy Warrior) of Houseworker's Handbook (1974), as well as numerous published articles. In the 1970's Leghorn worked wit...

Flynn, Daniel J. (person)

Healey, Reginald H. (person)

Bannon, James (person)

Bard, Morton, 1924- (person)

Elkin, Sandra (person)

Jimenez, Cherie. (person)

Hurd, Maude, (person)

Straus, Murray A. (Murray Arnold), 1926- (person)

Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women Service Groups (corporateBody)

Martin, Del, (person)

Susskind, David, 1920-1987 (person)