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Finding aid to the Southern California Women for Understanding records, 1975-1998 Coll2011.076
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General administration Series 1.  1975-1998

Physical Description: 0.8 linear foot.

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. 1978-1996

Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot.

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 11-24

Newsletters with annotated photographs 1978-1995

Physical Description: [14 folders]

Scope and Contents note

These folders include photographs of Joyce Gonzalez, Sharon Tobin, Sheila Rosecrans, Myra Riddell, Ivy Bottini, Jan Stone, Holly Near, Judi Doyle, Susan McGrievy, Randi Hoffman, Roberta Bennett, Diane Abbitt, Jean Conger, Dina Bachelor, Lauren Jardine, Eloise Klein Healy, Dusty Pruitt, Cris Williamson, Loretta Coller, and several other SCWU members and board members. Photographs also include images taken at many events such as the International Women's Festival, gay and lesbian pride parades, fundraising events, and the Lesbian Rights Awards Dinners.
Box 3, Folder 25-32

Photographs, negatives and slides circa 1985-1995

Physical Description: [7 folders]

Scope and Contents note

These folders include photographs of Bunny MacCulloch, Judi Doyle, Dianne Anderson, Margie Mullen, Phyllis Hanniver, Robin Tyler, Myra Riddell and several other SCWU members and board members. Photographs also include images taken at many events such as SCWU meetings, gay and lesbian pride parades, fundraising events, and the Lesbian Rights Awards Dinners.