Digital Transgender Archive

Finding aid for the Women Against Violence Against Women Records

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The Women Against Violence Against Women collection consists of records collected by organization members Gail Hanon and Ellen Herman. The Administration series focuses on the group's activities, formation, and operation as a grassroots organization. It includes correspondence between the organization and its supporters, film and record executives, and anti-violence organizations; information on publicity efforts, including press packets and posters; material documenting the group's organizing principles; and fliers and newsletters from the national office and other branches. Of special interest are Women Against Violence Against Women's boycotts of film and record companies. The Subject Files series comprises the research material used by Women Against Violence Against Women. Included are articles, bibliographies, brochures, essays, and newsletters relating to issues on battered women, boycotts, censorship, child sexual abuse, family violence, the film industry, pornography, rape, the recording industry, sadomasochism, and television. Information concerning the Boston Chapter's interaction with other anti-violence against women's organizations such as Women Against Pornography and Women Against Violence in Pornography and Media are included in the collection.

Item Information:

Identifier
2b88qc48r
Collection
Discovery Resources
Institution
Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
Creator(s)
Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor(s)
Women Against Violence Against Women
Publisher
Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
Dates Covered
1972 to 1985
Genre
Finding Aids
Subject(s)
Marcia Womongold
Places
Massachusetts > Suffolk County > City of Boston > Boston
Massachusetts
Massachusetts > Middlesex County > City of Cambridge > Cambridge
Topic(s)
Motion picture industry
Pornography
SM
Sound recording industry
Transsexual people
Transsexualism
Violence--Press coverage
Women's movement
Women's rights
Women--Crimes against
Resource Type
Text
Language
English
Rights
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