Women's liberation collection, 1959-1998 (bulk 1966-78).


Women's liberation collection, 1959-1998 (bulk 1966-78).

This collection documents the emergence, evolution, impact, and decline of the women's liberation movement in the United States, circa 1966 to 1977. Mostly printed material generated by the women's movement includes bibliographies, book reviews, books, brochures, catalogs, conference programs, correspondence, directories, leaflets, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, position papers, posters, publicity, questionnaires, reports, resolutions, and speeches. There are also photographs and audiotapes. Memorabilia and ephemera include comic books; catalogs bumper stickers, buttons, songbooks, postcards, and posters. Individuals represented in the collection include Ti-Grace Atkinson, Shulamith Firestone, Betty Friedan, Germaine Greer, Kate Millett, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem. There are also files on national women's organizations including the National Organization for Women, and local groups such as Boston's Bread and Roses Collective, New York City's Redstockings, and Berkeley's Women's History Research Library. Feminist groups associated with the Five Colleges and the Pioneer Valley are well-represented in the collection.

11 linear ft. (25 boxes; 7 volumes; oversize materials)

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Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006

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Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992). From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604 Feminist, activist,...

Atkinson, Ti-Grace,

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Ti-Grace Atkinson (1938- ) is a museum curator. She is one of the founders of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Oral history interview with Ti-Grace Atkinson, 1972 May 7 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595113 Museum curator. One of the founders of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. From the description...

Sophia Smith collection

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Morgan, Robin K., 1961-

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Radical feminist activist and poet. From the description of Portraits, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 48633460 Robin Morgan is the author of many books, including Sisterhood is Powerful (1970) and Sisterhood is Global (1984). From the description of Papers, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007925 Feminist activist, author, poet, child star, and editor of MS. magazine. From the description of Robin Morgan ...

Feminist Press.

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Miller, Kate

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Steinem, Gloria

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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...

Greer, Germaine, 1939-....

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Firestone, Shulamith

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National Organization for Women

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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....