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Guide to the Lucretia Tye Jasmine Riot Grrrl Papers MSS.520

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 11, 2018
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials created and collected by Lucretia Tye Jasmine documenting her artistic career as Lucretia X and her involvement in the riot grrrl movement in the 1990s and 2000s. Materials include original artwork; zines she helped produce, such as Sheila-na-Gig and  The Meat Hook; and other zines Jasmine collected on punk, indie rock, riot grrrl, feminism, and gender equality-related themes. The collection also includes magazine articles about the subculture, a collection of feminist stickers, and personal essays by Jasmine describing her the experiences in the Los Angeles punk and riot grrrl communities. This collection documents Jasmine's involvement in the movement and the ways in which she actualized her activism through artwork, in addition to illustrating aspects of the riot grrrl scene in Los Angeles and the intersections of feminism, art, and music more broadly.


This collection has not been arranged by an archivist. The materials are arranged in the order in which they were received from the donor.