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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 X: "Our North American Foremothers" Documentary

Scope and Content Note

Materials from NOW's circa 1972 multimedia documentary, "Our North American Foremothers", written and produced by Anne Grant. Includes over twelve hundred slides depicting historical figures (primarily portraits), places, documents, and artifacts from the struggle for women's rights, a twenty-five page script for the show narrating the history of women's rights and feminism, photographs, and ephemera. Also includes four reels of 16 mm film made for the project by Maria Lessing but not included in the final project.

Note: the script is also located in Series V: Programs, and correspondence about copyright is located in Series II: Correspondence.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 35 Folder : 1 NOW Slides, Vol. 1: 1-14 [1 of 2]
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 2 NOW Slides, Vol. 1: 1-14 [2 of 2]
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 3 NOW Slides, Vol. 2: 15-30 [1 of 2]
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 4 NOW Slides, Vol. 2: 15-30 [2 of 2]
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 5 NOW Slides, Vol. 3: 31-44 [1 of 2]
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 1 NOW Slides, Vol. 4: 45-60 [1 of 3]
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 2 NOW Slides, Vol. 4: 45-60 [2 of 3]
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 3 NOW Slides, Vol. 4: 45-60 [3 of 3]
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 4 Script, Cards, Photographs
Box: 37 Folder : 10 Unidentified Portrait
1972
Box: 36 Folder : 5 Slideshow Opening Credits [Color Photographs]
1972
Box: 38 Reel : cuid34962 (Moving Images [31142062724433]) "Loretta"

Scope and Contents

The paper materials include one letter describing the production of the film by Maria Lassnig for the Foremothers Project.

"Loretta"   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/tamwag/tam_106.xml&view=xml

[1974]
Box: 44 Folder : 49 (Mixed Materials [31142063408846])
Box: 38 Reel : data_value_missing_c4fb7a6bc318db9a41c678c113082284 "7252 / Lassing / Harriet Tubman" [small reel (50 ft.)]

"7252 / Lassing / Harriet Tubman" [small reel (50 ft.)]   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/tamwag/tam_106.xml&view=xml

[1974]
Box: 38 Reel : data_value_missing_155435eebe56b706720e9773a3fc6c98 "7256 / Lessing" [small reel (50 ft.)]

"7256 / Lessing" [small reel (50 ft.)]   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/tamwag/tam_106.xml&view=xml

[1974]
Box: 38 Reel : data_value_missing_ca46ec92370841237d9a0b9e89066491 "Loretta and Claudia on the bycycle [sic]" [Small Reel (50 ft.)]

"Loretta and Claudia on the bycycle [sic]" [Small Reel (50 ft.)]   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/tamwag/tam_106.xml&view=xml

[1974]
Box: 38 Reel : data_value_missing_b867dd9d48d212fe6c06c1c305271eba "Lessing / first close-ups / Mon / Loretta on the bycicle [sic]" [small reel (50 ft.)]

"Lessing / first close-ups / Mon / Loretta on the bycicle [sic]" [small reel (50 ft.)]   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/tamwag/tam_106.xml&view=xml

[1974]
Box: 36 Folder : 7 List of Historical Women
circa 1970-1984

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