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Lessons of the Sixties: A history of local Washington, DC activism for peace and justice from 1960-1975: Personal papers
Overview Lessons of the Sixties is an organization dedicated to documenting the efforts and lessons learned by local DC Metropolitan Area activists, students, organizers and those who dreamed of building a better world through new ideas, political advocacy, local organization building, and other means in the years 1960-1975. Since 2010, the Institute for Policy Studies has served as the organizational home for the Lessons of the 60s providing office space and infrastructural support. Since 2010 the...
Dates: 1937-2016; Majority of material found within 1967-1981
Overview Donated by historian and archivist Nancy Sahli, this collection contains fliers, newsletters, articles, letters, postcards, and programs. These materials cover several diverse topics all under the overall subject of the history of Washington DC. These topics include women's rights including records of the Capitol Hill National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Sexuality Task Force, a sub-unit of the D.C. NOW chapter, as well as gay rights topics from Title 34 (D.C.'s law against...
Dates: circa 1905 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1974-1978
Abstract The material in this collection document the efforts of two chapters the Washington D.C. Chapter and the Capitol Hill Chapter of the National Organization for Women. The material in the collection dates from ca. 1971-ca. 1999.
Dates: circa 1971-1999; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1983
Abstract Collection contains papers, images, sound recordings, and memorabilia related to various social issues, including the Vietnam War, civil rights, women's rights, poverty, communism, and the environment. The material dates from 1959-86, and documents protest activities in the Washington, DC area and other parts of the United States.
Overview This collection contains photographs, slides, scrapbooks, articles, audio cassettes, and correspondence related to the work and life of Dr. Ruth Osborn. Dr. Osborn founded and directed the women's continuing education program at GW titled "Developing New Horizons for Women" from 1964 until her retirement in 1979.
Dates: 1956-2005; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1980
- Washington (D.C.) 4
- Women -- History 3
- Protest movements 2
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 2
- Abortion 1
- Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Civil rights 1
- Civil rights movements 1
- Color slides 1
- Continuing Education for Women Program 1
- Demonstrations 1
- Feminists 1
- Gay men -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Gay rights 1
- Human ecology 1
- Labor Unions -- Washington Metropolitan Area -- History -- 20th Century 1
- Lesbian and gay experience 1
- Music 1
- Photographs 1
- Postcards 1
- Poverty 1
- Pro-choice movement 1
- Race relations 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Statehood (American politics) -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Stereoscopic photographs 1
- Student movements 1
- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 1
- Women's studies 1 ∧ less
- National Organization for Women. Washington, D.C. Chapter 2
- Dunlop, Richard E. 1
- NOW National Task Force on Sexuality & Lesbianism 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- Osborn, Ruth Helm 1