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Guide to the Westbeth Playwrights' Feminist Collective Records
1971-2015 (bulk, 1971-1975)
 MS 3056

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Creator: Westbeth Playwrights' Feminist Collective
Title: Westbeth Playwrights' Feminist Collective records
Dates [inclusive]: 1971-2015 (bulk, 1971-1975)
Abstract: Records of the short-lived but groundbreaking Westbeth Playwrights' Feminist Collective, one of the earliest feminist theater groups in the United States. Incorporated 1972 and dissolved 1976, the WPFC was headquartered at the historic Westbeth Artists' Housing on West Street, Manhattan, and produced plays by feminist authors focused on issues central to the women's movement like sexual harassment and workplace inequality. The collection includes scripts, publicity material, articles and reviews, some correspondence, ephemera, and photographs of select production scenes and WPFC members.
Quantity: 1.04 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)
Call Phrase: MS 3056