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Preliminary Guide to the Julie LaValle Jones Papers, 1970-1998

Abstract

Julie LaValle Jones was a feminist who worked to prevent domestic violence in the Washington, D.C. area.

Accession (2008-0029) (3600 items; 4.8 lin. ft.; dated 1970-1998, bulk 1973-1982) includes speeches, essays, pamphlets and other feminist publications (e.g. newspapers and journals), administrative files of all the feminist organizations Jones founded or worked with, conference files, project files, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera (including four posters and two audiocassettes). Some of the organizations represented include the YWCA, My Sister's Place, the Women's Legal Defense Fund's Task Force on Abused Women, and the Feminist Alliance Against Rape. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Jones, Julie LaValle.
Title
Julie LaValle Jones papers 1970-1998
Language of Materials
English
Extent
3600 items, 4.8 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Accession (2008-0029) (3600 items; 4.8 lin. ft.; dated 1970-1998, bulk 1973-1982) includes speeches, essays, pamphlets and other feminist publications (e.g. newspapers and journals), administrative files of all the feminist organizations Jones founded or worked with, conference files, project files, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera (including posters and audiocassettes). Some of the organizations represented include the YWCA, My Sister's Place, the Women's Legal Defense Fund's Task Force on Abused Women, and the Feminist Alliance Against Rape. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Accession (2008-0029)

(8 boxes, 2 oversize folders)

Accession (2008-0029) (3600 items; 4.8 lin. ft.; dated 1970-1998, bulk 1973-1982) includes speeches, essays, pamphlets and other feminist publications (e.g. newspapers and journals), administrative files of all the feminist organizations Jones founded or worked with, conference files, project files, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera (including four posters and two audiocassettes). Some of the organizations represented include the YWCA, My Sister's Place, the Women's Legal Defense Fund's Task Force on Abused Women, and the Feminist Alliance Against Rape.

Printed materials and conference programs, 1970s

Relating to Jones' work with battered women and wives.

Box 1
Chiswick Women's Aid, 1970s
Box 1
Clippings, 1970s
Box 1
Printed materials, support letters, and proposals, 1970s
Box 2
Spectra Feminist Media Project, 1975
Box 2
D.C. Feminist Alliance, 1970s
Box 2
D.C. Coalition for the Appointment of Women, 1978
Box 2
Political Prisoners, 1975
Box 2
Pornography, 1978
Box 2
Printed Political Info, 1976
Box 2
General literature
Box 2
Violence Against Women Taskforce
Box 3
Task Force on Abused Women: My Sister's Place manual of policies and procedures, 1980
Box 3
Task Force on Abused Women binder of notes, correspondence, pamphlets, 1970s
Box 3
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1980
Box 3
Clippings, 1980s
Box 3
Originals, 1970s

Task Force on Abused Women handouts and clippings.

Box 3
Federal agencies, 1970s
Box 3
Center for Women Policy Studies
Box 3
Information from other groups and organizations, 1976-1977
Box 4
Conference reports, 1976
Box 4
My Sister's Place publications, 1978-1981
Box 4
Response newsletter, 1976-1980
Box 4
International Women's Year, 1977
Box 4
My Sister's Place materials, 1970s-1980s
Box 4
YWCA, 1980s
Box 4
Feminist organizations publications, 1970s
Box 4
Daybooks, 1972-1980

Personal calendars.

Box 5
CETA binder (Task Force on Abused Women materials), 1977
Box 5
My Sister's Place, 1980

Bulletins, notes, minutes, and materials.

Box 5
Women's Legal Defense Fund articles and bylaws
Box 5
Women's Legal Defense Fund materials, 1981

My Sister's Place materials, audits, publicity.

Box 6
Feminist Alliance Against Rape, 1978-1979
Box 6
Articles about domestic violence, 1975-1985
Box 6
Research notes
Box 6
The Women's Show, radio (WRGW) materials, Feb. 27, 1972
Box 6
George Washington University Hatchet issues, 1972

Covering instances of domestic violence and rape.

Box 6
George Washington University materials, 1970s
Box 6
Sassafrass, by Ntozake Shange
Box 7
Roles Women Play: Readings Toward Women's Liberation
Box 7
In Her Day, by Rita Mae Brown
Box 7
Quest: feminist quarterly, 1974-1981
Box 7
Task Force on Abused Women newsletter, Vol. 1.1
Box 7
National Communication Network for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Vol. 1.1-1.4, 1977
Box 7
Feminist Alliance Against Rape (later Aegis), 1976-1982
Box 7
Amazon Quarterly, Vol. 3.2, 1975
Box 7
Prostitution
Box 8
Feminist Economic Conference
Box 8
Gay Rights, 1970s
Box 8
Women's Action Alliance
Box 8
Women in Prison, 1973-1977
Box 8
Domest Relations project
Box 8
My Sister's Place annual report, 1989
Box 8
Racism
Box 8
Sexual harassment, 1982-1989
Box 8
Rape, 1970s
Box 8
Quest: communication and control, 1976
Box 8
Child birth, 1978-1980
Box 8
Children and childcare, 1976
Box 8
Health, 1975-1976 and no date
Box 8
Prostitution
Box 8
Ain't it a Shame (Battered Women)
Box 8
Ephemera: feminist buttons, rubber stamp
Box 8
Poster: Up From Under - Free Our Sisters Now, Mt. Holyoke, 1969-1970
Oversize Folder 1
Poster: Disarm Rapists - Smash Sexism
Oversize Folder 1
Poster: March Again for Equal Rights (D.C.) in honor of Alice Paul
Box 8
Poster: Wise Women, Strong Proud Healers, Midwives, Creators, and Builders... (Women's Graphics Collective), 1973
Box 8

Historical Note

Julie LaValle Jones was a feminist who worked to prevent domestic violence in the Washington, D.C. area.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Julie LaValle Jones Papers, 1970-1998. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2008-0029), 4.8 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Processed by: Meghan Lyon, April 2009

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon, April 2009

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0029

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.