Papers, 1969-1979 (inclusive).
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Paticia Gold was involved in the women's liberation movement in the Boston, Mass., area and active in a number of organizations, including MORAL (Massachusetts Organization to Repeal Abortion Laws), local chapters of the National Organization for Women, and the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus. A nurse in Watertown, Mass., she served on the Health Task Force of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women and was co-chair of Boston NOW's Abortion and Birth Control Task Force. ...
Ellen Cantarow received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from Harvard University. She has taught American studies and women's studies at a number of colleges, including the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. As a Radcliffe Institute fellow, she studied the labor movement and the women's movement in Italy. Cantarow has written on women in the labor force, social activism, and the Middle East. Her articles have appeared in the Village Voice, and Grand Street. Fro...
Author, editor, feminist. From the description of Reminiscences of Gloria Steinem : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528716 Journalist; Feminist; Political activist; Co-founder, Ms magazine; Co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; Co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; Co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. Born 1934; graduated Smith College, 1956; received post-graduate 2 year fellowship to...
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 ...
Hogan is a feminist who lives in the Boston area and has been active in the National Organization for Women and other groups. From the description of Papers, 1971-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006649 ...
Feminist lawyer Sassower was educated at Brooklyn College (B.A. 1954) and New York University (J.D. 1955). A specialist in sex discrimination cases and matrimonial law, she was the first woman to serve on the judicial selection committee of the New York State Bar Association. She served as president of the New York Women's Bar Association (1968-1969) and as official observer at the U.N. for the National Association of Women Lawyers (1969-1970). She has written extensively on sex discrimination, ...
The National Clearinghouse on Marital Rape (NCOMR) was formed in 1980 by Laura X.Â It began as a project of the Women's History Research Center.Â The organization aims "to make intimate relationships truly egalitarian." The Clearinghouse researches and complies materials on marital rape and marital rape cases. From the guide to the National Clearinghouse on Marital Rape Subject File, 1952-1996, 1978-1996, (University of Illinois Archives) ...
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...
Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the areas of race and gender issues, as well as a prolific speaker and author, publishing over 50 books in his lifetime. The son of Jewish tailor Charles Ehrenberg and his wife, Mary Plot Ehrenberg, Montagu was born and raised in London's working class East End neighborhood. Although the reasoning behind his name change was never revealed, it may have been due to anti-Semit...
Maren Lockwood Carden earned her Ph.D. from Harvard in 1963. She became a sociologist who wrote on feminism; she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute from 1970-1972. From the description of Student notes, 1956-1959. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77066954 Sociologist (University of London, B.Sc., 1955; University of Maryland, M.A., 1957; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1963), Carden received a variety of grants, was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute (1961, 1970-19...
Toni Carabillo and Judith Meuli were both active in the National Organization for Women. Carabillo was president of the Southern California Chapter and Meuli served on NOW's Policy and Planning Committee; both were editors of the National NOW Times. From the description of Chronology of "the split," 1991. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008460 ...
Meredith Tax was born in Wisconsin on September 18, 1942. She was educated in the Milwaukee public school system and at Brandeis University, where she graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with Woodrow Wilson and Fulbright fellowships. She then studied at the University of London where she became involved in the anti-war movement. Returning to the U.S. in 1968, she continued her anti-war activism and was one of the founding members of Boston's Bread and Roses collective, a s...
A 1967 graduate of Radcliffe College, Annie Popkin was a founding member in 1969 of Bread and Roses, a women's liberation organization in Cambridge, Mass. Made up of consciousness-raising groups devoted to increasing personal and political understanding of the status and condition of women, Bread and Roses sought to educate others by sponsoring various events, including talks at high schools and colleges, and by investigating and protesting instances of sexism. Popkin was also active in the New ...
Civil rights, union and women's rights activist Aileen Clarke Hernandez was born Aileen Clarke on May 23, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York. Her Jamaican-born parents, theatrical seamstress Ethel Louise Hall Clarke and Garveyite brushmaker Charles Henry Clarke, named their daughter for Aileen Pringle, a film actress. Hernandez, who grew up in the ethnically-mixed Bay Ridge neighborhood of New York City, attended elementary school at P.S. 176 and graduated in 1943 as school newspaper editor, vice presi...
Feminist and socialist, Augusta (Cappella) Trainor grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where her father worked for the railroad. She graduated from high school in 1934, inspired by her teachers to read extensively on notable American women. In 1936 she met socialist leader and birth control advocate Dr. Antoinette Konikow and joined the Trotskyist movement. In 1937 she married Lawrence Trainor, a newpaper printer who became a leader in the Socialist Workers Party; they had two children. Trainor ...
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...
Jean Witter was born Jean Peindl on July 23, 1927, and was raised in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. She earned a degree in crystallography from Duquesne University during World War II, which was rather rare for the time period. She worked as a chemical librarian until she was able to get a research position at the University of Pittsburgh. She married DuWayne Witter and had two sons. During the 1960s, Witter became interested in the women's rights movement, and became one of the first presidents...
The Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) were formed in 1955 in San Francisco by a group of women who wished to offer Lesbians an alternative social experience than the traditional Gay bar. The group also realized there was a need for education in both the general and Lesbian community about Gay rights and social inequality. In 1958, a chapter was established in New York City, followed by other chapters across the country. The goal of DOB was to help Lesbians accept themselves and lead a productive life. ...
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....
WEAL was founded in 1968 by a group of professional women, mostly lawyers, in Cleveland, Ohio, who originally hoped to begin a NOW (National Organization for Women) chapter. Realizing NOW's agenda would not garner widespread support in Cleveland, they began their own group and limited their concerns to education, legislation, and the economic rights of women. WEAL challenged sex discrimination on college campuses, in the military, and in the work place. The WEAL Fund was established in 1972 as t...
Sandler (University of Maryland, Ph.D.) has been director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women (PSEW) of the Association of American Colleges since 1971. Earlier she taught psychology, was a nursery school teacher and adult education instructor, served as Education Specialist for the U.S. House of Representatives' Special Subcommittee on Education and as Deputy Director of the Women's Action Program at HEW, and chaired the Action Committee for Federal Contract Compliance of the Wo...
A 1968 graduate of Radcliffe College, Gene Bishop was a founder of the Somerville (Mass.) Women's Health Center and a member of Bread and Roses, a women's liberation organization in Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Papers, 1969-1982 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008231 ...
Linda Gordon was an associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. From the description of Student papers, 1976. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122336389 ...
Carol Cooperman Nadelson, BA, 1957, Brooklyn College; MD, 1961, University of Rochester, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, is Director of the Partners' Office for Women's Careers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass. Nadelson was the first female president of the American Psychiatric Association in 1984, and is a founder of Harvard's Joint Committee on the Status of Women. From the description of Papers, 1970-2000. (Harvard University). WorldCat r...
Boyer, an author and a member of the Ohio branch of the National Organization for Women, was one of the founders of the Women's Equity Action League in 1968. From the description of Papers, 1965-1972 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006965 ...
Maryjean Suelzle was a founding member and first President of NOW, Berkeley Chapter, from November 1969 to January 1971, and also served as National Board Member in 1972. She gave presentations and speeches on women's rights, participated in related professional activities, and wrote articles for the Berkeley NOW newsletter. Suelzle attended the University of California, Berkeley as a candidate in the Department of Sociology. Throughout the collection, she referred to herself as Marijean Suelzle...
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...
An active member of the National Organization for Women, Bernard was Western Membership Task Force chair (1967), co-convener of Orange County (Calif.) NOW (1968-1969), on the national board (1968-1972), and Western Regional director (1970-1972). She earned a Ph.D. in women's studies from Union Graduate School (1975), and taught at Fullerton College in California. Bernard was also a founder of the Southern California branch of the National Women's Political Caucus and California Women in Higher E...