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Finding Aid for the Judy Freespirit papers, 1971-1983
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Box 1, Folder 1

Radical Therapy Materials. 1971.

Physical Description: flyers, certificates, notes and photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Includes flyers from speaking engagements, professional and student association certificates, "An Open Letter to all my Former Shrinks", notes and copies of newspaper clippings. All materials are by Judy Freespirit.
Box 1, Folder 2

Political Publications. 1972.

Physical Description: photocopied and bound publications

Scope and Content Note

Independent or small press publications not by Judy Freespirit. Includes: A Citizen's Guide to the Right Wing released by the UAW, Female Liberation as the Basis for Social Revolution by Roxanne Dunbar, Grand Juries and Immunity Law published by the Coalition to End Grand Jury Abuse, The Anti-Mass by Unspecified, Socialism/Feminism: Papers from the New American Movement Conference on Feminism and Socialism in Durham, North Carolina over Thanksgiving Weekend 1972.
Box 1, Folder 3

Reprinted/Copied Articles. 1973-1974.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

All articles are published, written and released by other than Judy Freespirit. The folder includes: Was it Freedom Calling by Josselynne for Josselynne's Theatre Woman, a Radio Script for Alternatives in Education: Textbooks Trash Girls by Vivian Mayer, Woman Identified Woman by RADICALESBIANS, More Lesbian Than Thou: Women Trashing Women from the Advocate March 8, 1978.
Box 1, Folder 4

Published Articles by Judy Freespirit. 1974-1979.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

"Feminist Ethics: An Opinion" from April 1979 Sonoma County Lesbian and Gay Alliance News Volume 2 Number 3 "Statement from the Radical Feminist Therapy Collective" in SISTER from September of 1974.
Box 1, Folder 5

Radical Therapy Materials Not by Judy Freespirit. 1977.

Physical Description: printed unbound manuscript

Scope and Content Note

"Radikale Feministiese Therapie" is an unbound manuscript in German including musical scores, essay, cartoons and other drawings. Also included are the "Fat Liberation Manifesto" by the Fat Underground, "Assertiveness Training", "How to Spot a Radical Therapist", a flyer for the Womon's Self Healing Weekend, Sliding Scale Price Structure, Radical Therapy Manifesto, and introduction to basic group structure, and a reading list.
Box 1, Folder 6

Poetry and Prose by Judy Freespirit. 1977-1982.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Includes the short story "The Beautiful Fat Woman", an essay entitled "Some Random Thoughts on Freaks and Fat Ladies", a talk adapted from an in service symposium on obesity sponsored by the Contra Costa Health Department entitled "A Question of Weight", the short story "On Ward G" and a collection of poems.
Box 1, Folder 7

Anti Briggs Initiative/Proposition 6 Tour Materials. 1978.

Physical Description: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Itineraries and contracts from talks and performances throughout California in support of the Anti Briggs effort.
Box 1, Folder 8

New Alliance for Gay Equality Materials. 1978.

Physical Description: bound glossy paper

Scope and Content Note

Press manual and program guide for fundraising event.
Box 1, Folder 9

Malka Windsinger Manuscript. 1980.

Physical Description: spiral bound paper

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript for unpublished novel entitled Malka Windsinger.
Box 1, Folder 10

Interview Transcript Part 1. 1981.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Interview with otherwise unspecified Cathy about childhood, class consciousness, identity issues and politics, political activism and therapeutic community.
Box 1, Folder 11

Interview Transcript Part 2. 1981.

Scope and Content Note

Interview with otherwise unspecified Cathy about childhood, class consciousness, identity issues and politics, political activism and therapeutic community.
Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence. 1981-1983.

Physical Description: notes, correspondence, printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Some personal notes, but mostly correspondence with small publishers about distribution deals. Namely with Aunt Lute and Diaspora.
Box 1, Folder 13

Flyers. 1982-1983.

Physical Description: flyers

Scope and Content Note

Flyers for various one woman shows and group performances
Box 1, Folder 14

Fat Underground Literature. No Date.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Fat Liberation Manifesto, surveys, sample letters to doctors, medical information, humor, information on job discrimination, psychiatry, stereotypes, "Female and Welfare" by Betsy Warrior, "Fat Liberation: Outline for a Radical Therapy Approach"
Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous. No Date.

Physical Description: clippings, printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, an inventory of the collection which does not match original organization, "The Woman with the Two Hundred Pound Mustache" by Lyn McAffee and Aldeberan, a service contract with pay stubs and a photocopied baby picture (unnamed).
Box 1, Folder 16

Rape Prevention Literature. No Date.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Program for Anti Rape Conference, "Rape: The Experience" by Anonymous, "The Politics of Rape" by Susan Griffin, "How Not to Get Raped" from the NY Radical Feminists.
Box 1, Folder 17

Keeping it in the Family. No Date.

Physical Description: cassette tapes

Scope and Content Note

Judy Freespirit reading her novel on cassette tape.