Administrative records, meeting minutes, correspondence, conference planning files and proceedings, collected articles, newsletters
and journals, brochures, lectures, presentations, audiotapes (cassettes), and videotapes (VHS).
A laywoman in the United Presbyterian Church in the United States, Virginia Hadsell (1922 - ), helped coordinate a consultation
in 1984 titled Tourism: The Human Dimension. The consultation was held at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo,
California. This meeting led to the establishment of the Center for Responsible Tourism. In a 1993 informational flyer about
CRT, they describe themselves as "a para-church/tourism-activist organization which confronts North Americans with the impact
we have as tourists on our sisters and brothers in the Third World, on their cultures, economy, and environment." This included
the issues of sex tourism, and the prostitution and trafficking of women and children as well as tourism's impact which can
cause cultural and environmental destruction.
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