National Congress of Neighborhood Women Records
National Congress of Neighborhood Women Records, 1974-1999
144 boxes (58 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 322
Feminist grassroots network. The primary goal of this organization was to empower poor and working-class women to become community leaders. The collection offers valuable source material for the study of working-class feminist organizing; urban studies; and women in community development. Also documented are the inner workings of grassroots organizing, with all of the personal and political dynamics that come with incorporating a feminist consciousness into an organization, where issues of class, race and ethnicity are acknowledged and openly discussed. Material includes correspondence, publications, funding proposals, photographs and audiovisual material.
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Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The processed portion of the records is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, with the following restriction: Researchers must sign an Access Agreement Form agreeing to not identify individuals who are still living without their written permission.
Unprocessed accessions are closed.
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