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Guide to the National Organization for Women, New York City Chapter (NOW-NYC) Records TAM.106

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Sarah Griffin in 1997. Series XIII added by Rachel Schimke in 2012. Edited by Bonnie Gordon for DACS compliancy and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials in March 2014.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 18, 2022
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect incorporation of 2016 accession. Edited by Amy C. Vo for compliance with ACM Required Elements for Archival Description. Edited by Weatherly Stephan to note missing materials in Series XI. Updated by Rachel Mahre to state some audiovisual materials have been digitized and are accessible to patrons. Updated by Lyric Evans-Hunter to reflect the digitization of some audiovisual materials. Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for additional administration information and the incorporation of archived websites.  , September 2016 , June 2019 , November 2019 , May 2021 , January 2022 , May 2022

Container List

Series VIII: Photographs and Negatives

Scope and Contents note

Series consists of black and white and color photographs, negatives, contact sheets, and slides from NOW-NYC events, rallies, and meetings, portraits of staff and the Board of Directors, and publicity photographs. Includes campaigns and rallies of the Reproductive Rights, Reproduction and its Control, E.R.A., and Rape Prevention Committees, marches on behalf of local and national electoral campaigns, and NOW-NYC member participation in National NOW conferences. Materials date from circa 1960s-1980s.

Processing Information note

In some cases there were folders which contained negatives as well as prints. In those cases, the negatives have been separated from the prints and placed ina folder with the same title as the folder they wre separated from. The folder of negatives were then placed directly behind the folder from which they were separated.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 43 Folder : 1 24 hour Watch for the E.R.A.
Aug 26, 1980
Box: 34 Folder : 1 A.A.A. Pregnancy Problem Clinic [Contact Sheet, Print and Negatives]
1986
Box: 43 Folder : 30 Abortion March New York Foley Square
Jul 5, 1989
Box: 43 Folder : 33 Abortion March-Washington Press Conference
1989
Box: 43 Folder : 40 Abortion-Operation Rescue
1989
Box: 43 Folder : 18 Abortion Protest-Bush
1989
Box: 43 Folder : 16 Abortion Protest Saint Patrick's
Feb 1989
Box: 34 Folder : 2 "April March Against the War" [Photograph by Judith Brown]
[1970]
Box: 34 Folder : 3 Art
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 7 Art [Oversize]
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 4 Arts Committee
1966
Box: 36 Folder : 6 Assorted Images
circa 1970-1984
Box: 44 Folder : 1 Awards-Susan B. Anthony
1980, 1985, 1988, 1989, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 2 ["Awards-Susan B Anthony"- 1985 Negatives]
1985
Box: 44 Folder : 3 [Awards-Others]
1987, 1990, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 23 Bella Abzug
1981, undated
Box: 34 Folder : 5 Board of Directors [Polaroid Portraits]
1982
Box: 37 Folder : 8 Brian Palmer Photos - Operation Rescue
Undated
Box: 44 Folder : 11 Celebrate Suffrage Fundraiser
Summer 1994
Box: 43 Folder : 21 Cherry Hill Demonstration
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 6 Committee Members and Others [Polaroid Portraits]
Undated
Box: 43 Folder : 11 Demonstration at fake abortion clinic "Options"
Jul 30, 1986
Box: 43 Folder : 12 [Demonstration at Fake Abortion Clinic "Options" -Negatives]
Jul 30, 1986
Box: 43 Folder : 19 Demonstration- "Divorce: American Style" at Court Building
1985?
Box: 43 Folder : 20 [Demonstration-"Divorce: American Style"-Negatives"]
1985?
Box: 43 Folder : 5 Demonstration-Photos by Gina Salth
Jan 22, 1984
Box: 43 Folder : 6 [Demonstration-Photos by Gina Salth-Negatives]
Jan 22, 1984
Box: 43 Folder : 60 Election Eve Party at NOW-1984/Betty Friedan on NOW's "Birthday" October 1984
1984
Box: 43 Folder : 59 Elections-Officers
1981
Box: 44 Folder : 9 Endorsement
1989
Box: 34 Folder : 7 E.R.A. Campaigns
Jun 1982, Undated
Box: 34 Folder : 8 E.R.A. Committee: "NOW Goes to Virginia for the E.R.A." [Photograph by Jean Vertheim]
Jan 21, 1978
Box: 34 Folder : 9 E.R.A. Committee: E.R.A. March, Chicago
1980
Box: 44 Folder : 4 E.R.A. Vigil Women's Equality Day
Aug 22, 1981
Box: 44 Folder : 10 Fundraiser
Aug 26, 1991
Box: 44 Folder : 12 Fundraiser
July 17 and 28 [year unknown]
Box: 43 Folder : 29 Gay Pride
Mar 1989
Box: 43 Folder : 31 [Gay Pride? -Washington D.C.]
1993
Box: 43 Folder : 32 [Gay Pride? - Washington D.C.- Negatives]
1993
Box: 44 Folder : 48 [Group Portraits]
1994, undated
Box: 43 Folder : 22 Insurance Demonstration
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 23 ["Insurance Demonstration"-Negatives]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 2 Jerry Skohle
Aug 22, 1981
Box: 43 Folder : 3 ["Jerry Skohle" -Negatives]
Aug 22, 1981
Box: 43 Folder : 28 Labor Day
1982
Box: 37 Folder : 9 "Let's Stop the Violence" [Photographs by Edye Falencki]
1989
Box: 44 Folder : 13 Lobbying-Albany
1989
Box: 34 Folder : 10 Mademoiselle Magazine Awards: Anne Grant
1973
Box: 34 Folder : 11 "March for Women's Equality/Women's Lives" [Contact Sheets and Prints]
Apr 9, 1989
Box: 43 Folder : 58 [Miscellaneous Conferences]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 24 (Mixed Materials [31142063408853]) [Miscellaneous Demonstrations/Rallies-Dated]
late 1970s-early 1990s
Box: 37 Folder : 2 (Mixed Materials [31142062760346])
Box: 43 Folder : 26 [Miscellaneous Demonstrations/Rallies-Undated]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 25 [Miscellaneous Demonstrations/Rallies-Undated]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 27 [Miscellaneous Demonstrations/Rallies-Undated-Contacts with Negatives]
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 15 [Miscellaneous Events-Specified-Dated and undated]
1980-1991, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 47 [Miscellaneous Individuals]
1979, undated
Box: 43 Folder : 36 [Miscellaneous Marches-Dated]
1978
Box: 43 Folder : 37 [Miscellaneous Marches-Undated]
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 12 Miscellaneous Photographs
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 13 National and Regional NOW: National NOW Convention, San Antonio
1980
Box: 34 Folder : 14 National and Regional NOW: National NOW Convention, Miami
1984
Box: 43 Folder : 47 National NOW Conference
1980
Box: 43 Folder : 53 National NOW Conference-Denver, CO-March and Rally
Jun 1986
Box: 43 Folder : 54 ["National NOW Conference-Denver, CO-March and Rally" Negatives]
Jun 1986
Box: 43 Folder : 49 National NOW Conference-Miami
1984
Box: 43 Folder : 55 National NOW Conference Rally to Overturn the Gag Rule
Jul 1991
Box: 43 Folder : 56 ["National NOW Conference Rally to overturn the Gag Rule"-Negatives]
Jul 1991
Box: 43 Folder : 50 National NOW Conference-New Orleans
1985
Box: 43 Folder : 51 ["National NOW Conference- New Orleans" -Negatives]
1985
Box: 43 Folder : 48 National NOW Conference-Washington D.C.
1983
Box: 34 Folder : 15 Negatives -- Rallies and Meetings
circa 1970s-1990s
Box: 44 Folder : 7 NOW Direct Market Training Program
Feb 4, 1988
Box: 43 Folder : 52 NOW NY State Conference Includes: Noreen Lonnell, Barbara Ehrenreich, Judy Goldsmith, Carol Bellamy, Janice LaPorche, Muriel Fox, Bella Abzug
1985
Box: 43 Folder : 62 NOW/NYC Elections Includes: Jennifer Brown, Carolyn Chambers, Kelli Conlin, Ann Colona, Trish Bellae, Francois Jacobsohn, Karen Rood
1988
Box: 43 Folder : 63 ["NOW/NYC Elections 1988"-Negatives]
1988
Box: 43 Folder : 61 NOW/NYC Elections Includes: S. Hartnett, S.Spaulding, Jennifer Brown, V. Partridge, D. Welsh, N. Northup, M. Williams, L. Baldwin, S. Lombard, M. Giomonsis [?]
1985
Box: 43 Folder : 57 NOW State Conference
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 39 Operation Rescue-Dobbs Ferry
Dec 1988
Box: 43 Folder : 41-42 Operation Rescue-Planned Parenthood
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 43 ["Operation Rescue-Planned Parenthood"-Negatives]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 38 Operation Rescue-Schwartz Clinic
May 6, 1988
Box: 43 Folder : 46 Operation Rescue-Queens Clinic
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 44 Operation Rescue-Queens Clinic
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 45 ["Operation Rescue-Queens Clinic"-Negatives]
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 24 [People-Individuals] "B" Includes Jennifer Brown and Carol Bellamy
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 25 [People Individuals-"B"-negatives]
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 26 [People-Individuals] "C" Includes Noreen Connell, Christine Craft
1986, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 27 [People-Individuals] "D"
1967, 1980, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 28 [People-Individuals] "E" Includes Barbara Ehrenreich
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 29 [People-Individuals] "F" Includes New York Councilwoman M. Friedlander, Muriel Fox, Betty Friedan
1981, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 30 [People-Individuals] "G" Includes Judy Goldsmith
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 31 [People-Individuals] "H" Includes M. Hoffman
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 32 [People-Individuals] "J"
1989, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 33 [People-Individuals] "K"
1981
Box: 44 Folder : 34 [People-Individuals] "L" Includes Ladies Against Women, Susan Lombard
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 35 [People-Individuals] "M"
1988, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 36 [People-Individuals] "N"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 37 [People-Individuals] "O"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 38 [People-Individuals] "P"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 39 [People-Individuals] "Q/R" Includes Sally Ride
1987, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 40 [People-Individuals] "S"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 41 [People-Individuals] "T"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 42 [People-Individuals] "U"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 43 [People-Individuals] "V"
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 44 [People-Individuals] "W"
1981, 1988, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 45 Political Figures/Celebrities
1981, 1984, 1989, undated
Box: 44 Folder : 46 Political Figures/Celebrities
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 14 Press Conference in support of Liz Holtzman on steps of Supreme Court Building
Dec 1987
Box: 43 Folder : 15 [Press Conference in support of Liz Holtzman on steps of Supreme Court Building-Negatives]
Dec 1987
Box: 43 Folder : 17 Pro-Choice Rally Washington D.C.
Nov 12, 1989
Box: 43 Folder : 10 Rally at Bryant Park, NYC-NY Pro-Choice Coalition
Jan 22, 1986
Box: 34 Folder : 16 Rape Prevention Committee: Focus 15 Slide Show
1974
Box: 43 Folder : 13 Rehnquist Rally
Aug 1986
Box: 34 Folder : 17 Reproduction and its Control Committee: Pro-Choice March, March 1972, N.Y.C. [Includes baby Sleeping in Stroller with Pin, "I'm Not Going to Give Up My Right to Choose"] [35 mm negative]
1972
Box: 34 Folder : 18 Reproduction and its Control Committee: Abortion Picket Line, June 14, 1974 [Contact Sheet]
1974
Box: 34 Folder : 19 Reproductive Rights Committee: St. Patrick's Cathedral Demonstration [Contact Sheet Carin Drescher-Marx]
1976
Box: 34 Folder : 20 Reproductive Rights Committee: Abortion Teach-In [Photographs by Jean Wertheim]
Jan 21, 1978
Box: 34 Folder : 21 Reproductive Rights Committee: Demonstration, April 1979 [Color Slides by Linda Grishman]
1979
Box: 34 Folder : 22 Reproductive Rights Committee: Staten Island Demonstration [Contact Sheets, Negatives; Credit Unknown]
1981
Box: 34 Folder : 23 Reproductive Rights Committee: 9th anniversary of Roe v. Wade [Credit Unknown]
Jan 22, 1982
Box: 34 Folder : 24 Reproductive Rights Committee: 9th anniversary of Roe v. Wade [Photographs by Tom Beckett]
Jan 22, 1982
Box: 43 Folder : 34 Reproductive Rights March Fifth Avenue, Cherry Hill Demonstration, St. Partrick's Demonstration
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 35 [Reproductive Rights March-Negatives]
undated
Box: 40 Slides: 2nd Select Action, Ganley River
undated
Box: 40 Slides: Mary Kay, Rosie the Riveter
May 1981 - Jun 1981
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Rally
Jul 1981
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Rally
Jul 1981
Box: 40 Slides: NOW SF
Aug 1982
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Labor Day
1983
Box: 40 Slides: NOW
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Cherry Hill N.U.
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Copies
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Labor Day
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW PSA
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Womens Power PAC
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Election Campaign Meeting
undated
Box: 40 Slides: NOW Member Meeting
undated
Box: 40 Slides: Slides found loose in box
undated
Box: 40 Slides: Unidentified shoots, #1-10
undated
Box: 40 Slides: Reproductive Rights March
1981
Box: 40 Slides: Reproductive Rights Coalition March
1981
Box: 44 Folder : 8 Street Fair
1988, 1989
Box: 40 16 mm: NOW Wash.
Jun 29, 1982
Box: 40 16 mm: Approach
undated
Box: 40 16 mm: Crowd
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 25 Unidentified photograph [Johnny Cash and Unidentified Woman]
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 16 [Unspecified events-dated]
1979-1992
Box: 44 Folder : 17-21 [Unspecified events-undated]
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 22 [Unspecified events-undated-negatives with prints]
undated
Box: Shared Tamiment OS009 Folder : 1 Woman Dead from Illegal Abortion [Graphic]
undated
Box: 37 [Woman holding "Never Again" sign, photographer Dianna Wade, oversized]
1974
Box: 37
Box: 34 Folder : 26 "Woman Power is Too Good to Waste" [Photographs by Marilyn Schwartz]
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 27 "Women March for Equality," August 26, 1971 [Contact Sheets, Bettye Lane Photographer]
1971
Box: 44 Folder : 6 Women Photographer's NOW Opening
Jun 1986
Box: 44 Folder : 14 Women's Equality Day
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 28 "Women's Equality Day," August 26, 1977
Aug 26, 1977
Box: 44 Folder : 5 Women's Equality Day August 27, 1984, Voter Registration Drive, Truth Square Anti-Reagan Demonstration, Pay Equity
Aug 27, 1984, undated
Box: 43 Folder : 4 Women's Equality Day Rally NYPL
Aug 26, 1982
Box: 43 Folder : 7 Women's Truth Squad
1984
Box: 43 Folder : 8 "Witness Women's Lives"-Pro-choice Demonstration at Saint Patrick's
Jun 1985
Box: 43 Folder : 9 ["Witness Women's Lives-Pro-Choice Demonstration at Saint Patrick's]
Jun 1985

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