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Dori Jacobson's Women's Rights Portfolio, 1977-1986
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 279

Abstract:
Photographer and feminist. Includes photos of individual women and events, including women's rights actions in Illinois, the Equal Rights Amendment movement in Illinois, the National Organization for Women, New York anti-pornography rally, abortion rights and antinuclear events, and the March for Women's Lives, Washington, D.C.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Dori Jacobson owns copyright to her works. and permission must be obtained to reproduce or display her photographs.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Dorothea (Dori) Jacobson was a freelance photographer who documented women's rights actions in Illinois, New York, and Washington, D.C. from 1977 to 1986.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection consists of twenty-eight photographs by Dori Jacobson, including images of ERA rallies and marches held in June 1982, a 1984 Nuclear Freeze Rally in Chicago, and the 1986 March for Women's Lives in Washington D.C. Jacobson has captured several well-known women in her photographs, including Betty Ford, Helen Caldicott, Gloria Steinem, and Sonia Johnson.

The photographs are arranged chronologically.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Dori Jacobson owns copyright to her works. and permission must be obtained to reproduce or display her photographs.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Dori Jacobson's Women's Rights Portfolio, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

These photographs were the gift of Dorothea Jacobson in 1986.

Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Boone.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Contents


Box 1
Photocopies of photographs (for research use)


Box 1
Photographs



Gloria Steinem, March for ERA and International Women's Year Conference,
1977

Box 2: folder 1-2
Gloria Steinem, New York, New York: Anti-pornography March,
October 29, 1979

Box 3: folder 3
Gloria Steinem, Chicago, Illinois: National March for ERA,
June 1980

Box 4: folder 4
Springfield, Illinois: ERA march and "Nott Rally,"
1981

Box 5: folder 5-6
Springfield, Illinois: ERA Demonstration,
June 1982

Box 6: folder 7-18
Helen Caldicott, Chicago, Illinois: Nuclear Freeze Rally,
October 13, 1984

Box 7: folder 19-22
Chicago, Illinois: Nuclear Freeze Rally,
October 1984

Box 8: folder 23
Washington, D.C.: March for Women's Lives,
1986

Box 9: folder 24-27

Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Antinuclear movement--United States--Photographs
  • Caldicott, Helen--Photographs
  • Demonstrations--United States--Photographs
  • Equal rights amendments--Illinois--Photographs
  • Feminists--United States--Photographs
  • Ford, Betty, 1918- --Photographs
  • Jacobson, Dori
  • Johnson, Sonia--Photographs
  • National Organization for Women--Photographs
  • Pro-choice movement--United States--Photographs
  • Steinem, Gloria--Photographs
  • Women photographers--United States


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