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General administration Series 1.  1975-1998

Physical Description: 0.8 Linear Feet

Series Description

This series comprises survey records, manuscripts, correspondence, programs, promotional material, press releases, notes, and other material documenting the activities of Southern California Women for Understanding, 1975-1998. Notably, this series includes a 1988 survey of 1000 lesbian women conducted by the research committee of SCWU. The final report for this survey was written by Judith M. Saunders, Judith D. Tupac, and Bunny MacCulloch.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box 1, Folder 1

Beach Cities chapter records 1985-1987

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence 1980-1982

Box 1, Folder 3

Lesbian Rights Award Dinner 1979-1994

Box 1, Folder 4

Lesbian Rights Award Dinner programs 1981-1988

Box 1, Folder 5

"Lesbian Safer Sex" pamphlet 1993

Box 2, Folder 1-7

Lesbian survey 1981-1988

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 1, Folder 6

Press releases 1980-1990

Box 1, Folder 7-8

Publicity flyers, mailers, and brochures 1975-1998

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 9

Skits from "Welcome to Our World, A Lesbian Odyssey" 1985

 

Newsletter editorial material and photographs Series 2. 1978-1998

Physical Description: 1.75 Linear Feet

Series Description

This series comprises photographs, negatives, slides, editorial copy, correspondence, notes, newsletters, financial records, illustrations, clippings, schedules and other material used in the administration and production of the SCWU newsletter, circa 1978-1996. Included are numerous annotated photographs of SCWU members and events. The bulk of material in this series was primarily created or collected by SCWU chair, Margo Strik.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box 3, Folder 1-2

Administration 1985-1990

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 3

Board of Directors correspondence 1988-1990

Box 3, Folder 4

Editor bids for desktop publishing 1989-1991

Box 3, Folder 5-8

Copy and resource information 1994-1996

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 3, Folder 9

Graphics 1990-1995

Box 3, Folder 10

Name the newsletter contest 1988-1989

Box 3, Folder 11-12

Newsletters 1978-1985, 1991

Box 3, Folder 13-17

Notes for photographs circa 1985-1995

Box 3, Folder 18

Photograph releases 1987-1989

Box 4

Photographs and negatives 1978-1985

Scope and Contents

This box comprises photographs and negatives for images used in the SCWU newsletter. It includes photographs of SCWU Boards of Directors, John Briggs, Gayle Wilson, Frank Ker, Myra Riddell, Ivy Bottini, Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin, Joyce Gonzalez, Sharon McDonald, Sharon Tobin, Jan Stone, Holly Near, Louise Beecham, Judi Doyle, Bunny MacCulloch, Margie Mullen, Dianne Anderson, Dee Brueske, Bev Kozlow, Susan Kuhner, Pat Berlly, Susan McGrievy, Roberta Bennett, Dianne Abbitt, Jean Conger, Eloise Klein Healy, Lauren Jardine, Dina Bachelor, Carol Schmidt, and groups of unidentified individuals. Photographs also include images taken at events such as the International Women's Festival, gay and lesbian pride parades, fundraising events, and the Lesbian Rights Awards Dinners.
Box 5

Photographs and negatives 1985-1987

Scope and Contents

This box comprises photographs and negatives for images used in the SCWU newsletter. It includes photographs of SCWU board members, Judi Doyle, Nancy Palmer, Myra Riddell, Keri Butcher, Jean Conger, Cris Williamson, Tret Fure, Vanessa Romain, Flo Pickett, June Mazer, Pat Berlly, Irene Robertson, Pat Denslow, Betty Berzon, Margo Strik, Linda Elliot, Debby Justus, Lyn Zorbas, Barbara Muirbead, Darry Maticia, Kay Hullett, Shirley Fargen, Judy Tupac, Sass Nielsen, Lynn Rabin, Marianne Franco, Susen Marie Ladd, Elsa Swan, Lori Gilmore, Marilyn Anthony, Terry Coblentz, Jean Welch, Penny Hawkins, June Palmer, Steffi Dreber, Lori Huber, Nicki Toomey, Melinda McLain, Jenny O'Donnell, Rose Marcario, Teresa Carroll, and group photos of unidentified individuals. Photographs also include images taken at events such as SCWU meetings, gay and lesbian pride parades, social events, fundraising events, and the Lesbian Rights Awards Dinners.
Box 6

Photographs and negatives 1988-1991

Scope and Contents

This box comprises photographs and negatives for images used in the SCWU newsletter. It includes images of Lorraine Silver, Sue Powers, Rosalie Ann Michalski, Mary V. Buck, Susan M. Kuhner, Penny Hawkins, Kathy Holguin, Darlene Weege, Phyllis Hanniver, Ret, Katherine Forrest, Ann Bradley, Myra Riddell, Lori Gilmore, Katherine Hamilton, Virginia Uribe, Bunny MacCulloch, Michelle Quintana, Diane Germaine, Petra Kaun, Jean Conger, Midge Costanza, Ivy Bottini, Robin Tyler, Renee Hicks, Jelsa Palao, Margo Strik, Judi Doyle, Marsha Forest, Karen Thompson, and other unidentified individuals.
Box 7

Photographs and negatives 1991-1993

Scope and Contents

This box comprises photographs and negatives for images used in the SCWU newsletter. It includes images of Edie Brown, Penny Hawkins, Kathy Wells, Myra Riddell, Kathleen Galbraith, Janice Herdey, Sonda Anderson, Barbara Muirhead, Barbara Gardner, Linda Skye, Cathy Pino, Lynne Watson, Dorothy Thorne, Sandy Childs, Sue Perry, Bev Taylor, Linda Compher, Davia Herrera, Shari Huff, Marianne Franco, Deb Cardinale, Lyn Zorbas, Kathy Wells, Chris Roderick, Roberta Achtenberg, Dianne Feinstein, Marsha Forest, Edie Brown, Mary Morgan, George Garrett-Norris, Diana Olson, Cathy Pino, Arlene Jean, Judie Soby, Judy Dahl, Bev Taylor, Barbara Paton, Lore Oehmichen, Claudia Brink, Degania Golove, Pat Nordell, and other unidentified individuals.
Box 8

Photographs and negatives circa 1986-1998

Scope and Contents

This box comprises photographs and negatives for images used in the SCWU newsletter, as well as photographs not used in the SCWU newsletter but have SCWU members or events. It includes photographs of Simone Best, Julia Moore, Edie Brown, Glenda Snyder, Laurie McBride, Ivy Bottini, Beth Dewson, Dusty Pruitt, Margarethe Cammermeyer, Dusty Pruitt, Mary Newcombe, Marsha Fuerst, Laurie Bennett, Sharren Wells, Mary Ann Tardiff, Lynne Watson, Johnnie Phelps, Grace Bukowski, Barbara Gardner, Myra Riddell, Bev Taylor, Arlene Jean, Diana Evans, Ret Coller, Sonda Anderson, Mary DuCusin, Sue Williams, Lila Abeles, Dorothy Thorne, Cathy Pino, Pat Kruger, Pat Nordell, Sandy Eastman, Laura Har Darshan, Jonnie Owens, JoAnn Loulan, Robin Tyler, Marie Cartier, Judy Abdo, Neil Demers-Grey, Joe Rund, Ron Cayou, Lynne Watson, Libby Cowan, Martha Kazlo, Brenda Vosbein, Kathy Holguin, Linda Hidy, Jane Blanchard, and other unidentified individuals. The photographs not published in the SCWU newsletter include images of SCWU contingent in gay pride parades and festivals, Women with AIDS, Cathy Pino, a ski trip, Bev Kozlow, Ivy Bottini, Myra Riddell, Sue Williams, Bev Taylor, Paula Barnette, Mary DuCusin, Paula Gunn Allen, Margie Adam, and unidentified individuals.