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Preliminary Guide to the Veteran Feminists of America Records, 1972-2010

Abstract

Veteran Feminists of America (VFA) is a nonprofit organization for veterans of the Second Wave of the feminist movement. It was founded by Jacqueline Ceballos and held its first feminist reunion in 1993. The organization continues to operate today, sponsoring reunions, programs, and publications honoring feminists throughout the United States.

The accession (2008-0286) includes administrative files, program and reunion materials, obituaries, correspondence, financial information, newsletters, periodicals, and photographs relating to the activities and programs of the Veteran Feminists of America. Special media formats include DVDs, floppy disks, and CDs, some of which have been withdrawn for electronic preservation. There are also medals and other ephemera. The addition (2008-0254) consists of DVDs of VFA events and interviews. Addition (2009-0131) includes administrative files, events files, and other organizational information. Addition (2010-0097) includes program information and other organizational files, predominately from VFA's conference, The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders, held in Dallas in March 2010. Addition (2010-0128) includes honoree information forms and materials from the Dallas conference. Addition (2012-0083) includes a program from the Tribute to Helen Reddy event (2006) and two copies of an associated commerically-available music compact disc by Sandy Rapp; along with the souvenir program from the VFA salute to feminist lawyers (2009). Acquired by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Veteran Feminists of America.
Title
Veteran Feminists of America records 1972-2010
Language of Materials
English.
Extent
20,093 items, 28.8 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection (2008-0286) includes administrative files, program and reunion materials, obituaries, correspondence, financial information, newsletters, periodicals, and photographs relating to the activities and programs of the Veteran Feminists of America. Special media formats include DVDs, floppy disks, and CDs, some of which have been withdrawn for electronic preservation. There are also medals and other ephemera. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

The addition (2008-0254) (64 items; 1.2 lin. ft.) consists of DVDs of VFA events and interviews.

The addition (2009-0131) (900 items; 1.8 lin. ft., dated 2001-2008) consists of board minutes, administrative materials, program files, some correspondence, and publicity. Program files include reunions, special presentations, conferences on feminist history and issues, and other educational and commemorative events. In particular, the accession includes materials from the Salute to Feminist Lawyers event put on in June 2008 at the Harvard Club in New York.

The addition (2010-0097) (300 items; 0.6 lin. ft., dated 2005-2010) includes miscellaneous newsletters, dated 2005-2008; board meeting minutes from 2007; event and program files from a 2009 Pompano Beach, FL awards gala and a Dallas conference entitled The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders, held March 2010. The Dallas event files include copies of materials on 22 honorees, as well as the program text and other promotional materials. Other topics in this accession include website initiatives and the Feminists Who Changed America book launch.

The addition (2010-0128) (150 items; 0.6 lin. ft., dated 2009-2010) includes materials submitted by honorees at the "The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders" conference held by the VFA in Dallas. Materials include information forms, resumes, essays, and other miscellaneous biographies.

The addition (2012-0083) (4 items; 0.1 lin. ft., dated 2006, 2009) includes a program from the Tribute to Helen Reddy event (2006) and two copies of an associated commerically-available music compact disc by Sandy Rapp; along with the souvenir program from the VFA salute to feminist lawyers (2009).

Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

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Contents of the Collection

The accession (2008-0286) includes administrative files, program and reunion materials, obituaries, correspondence, financial information, newsletters, periodicals, and photographs relating to the activities and programs of the Veteran Feminists of America. Special media formats include DVDs, floppy disks, and CDs, some of which have been withdrawn for electronic preservation. There are also medals and other ephemera. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

This is a preliminary finding aid for an unprocessed collection. Materials have been reboxed for preservation but no further arrangement or description has been completed at this time. Folder lists reflect the original descriptions from the creator and the content of those folders has not been confirmed. Please see Research Services with questions.

Newsletters, 1992-2008
(24 folders)
Box 1
Checkbook registers
(1 folder)
Box 1
Financial information, 1995-2003
(22 folders)
Box 1
Foam mounted book covers
Box 1
4 coffee mugs: Bella, Gloria, Kate, Betty
Box 2
Chicago, 2004
Box 2
Website, 2004
Box 2
Joanne Kantrowitz, 2004
Box 2
Committees, 2004
Box 2
Seneca Falls, 2005
Box 2
Betty Newcomb, 2005
Box 2
Ali G, Borat, 2005
Box 2
2005
Box 2
Dell event, 2005
Box 2
2005 Feb.
Box 2
2006
Box 2
NOW Albany Conference, 2006
Box 2
Ali G, Borat, 2006
Box 2
Betty, 2006
Box 2
Betty's death, 2006
Box 2
Betty memorials, emails
Box 2
Reddy press, programs
Box 2
2006 Aug. 26
(3 folders)
Box 2
WR/HR
Box 2
Kate's eulogy
Box 2
First Mothers, 2006
Box 2
Tickets, seats, 2006
Box 2
Barbara's talk, 2006
Box 2
More, 2006
Box 2
NYC, 2006
Box 2
Misc., 2006
Box 2
PR FWCA
Box 2
Muriel's Preplanning, 2006
Box 2
After Nov. 13
Box 2
2006 Dec.
Box 2
Florida, 2006
Box 2
Florida board meeting, 2006
Box 3
General emails, 2006
Box 3
Newsletters, 2006 Jan.-April
Box 3
VFA Board
Box 3
Gilmore's mail
Box 3
2006 Mar.-April
Box 3
American Biological interview, 2006
Box 3
Women's Demo Club, 2006
Box 3
Organizations for August, 2006
Box 3
Los Angeles, 2006 May
(2 folders)
Box 3
Karen DeCrow
Box 3
LA Caterer, 2006
Box 3
Helen Reddy program, 2006 May
Box 3
Miscellaneous, 2003
Box 3
Expo, 2000
Box 3
Correspondence, 2000
Box 3
2003
Box 3
Barbara Love, Feminists who changed America, 1998
Box 3
Susan B. Anthony Center
Box 3
Lilith
Box 3
Ms. Magazine
Box 3
On the Issues
Box 3
D.C., 2000 Apr.
Box 3
Kappie Spencer
Box 3
Karline Tierney
Box 3
Caterers, 2000 Apr.
Box 3
D.C. event notes, 2000
Box 3
D.C. tickets sold, 2000
Box 3
D.C. press, 2000
Box 3
Invitations sent, 2000
Box 3
La. Transcripts, 2001 Mar.
Box 3
Louisiana, 2001
Box 3
Isadora evening, 2002 Apr.
Box 3
Guests, final count
Box 3
Writers names, 2002
Box 3
Writers, 2002
Box 3
Title IX Conference, 2002
Box 3
Bios and letters, Title IX, 2002
Box 3
Betty Newcomb, 2002
Box 4
Town Bloody Hall, 2004
(5 folders)
Box 4
Massachusetts, 2004
Box 4
Connecticutt, 2005
Box 4
Helen Reddy, 2006
Box 4
Guests, 2006 May 1
Box 4
FWCA Barnard, 2006 Nov.
Box 4
D.C. Area Pioneers, 2007 Oct. 30
(2 folders)
Box 4
Fund letter, 1998
Box 4
Fund letter, 1999
Box 4
Donors, 1998-1999
Box 4
Donors, 1999-2000
Box 4
Fund letter, 2000
Box 4
Fund letter, 2001
Box 4
Fund letter, 2003
(3 folders)
Box 4
Fund returns, 2004
Box 4
MBRS, 2004
Box 4
Fund letter, 2005
Box 4
Original letters, 1990
Box 4
Artists
Box 4
Azara
Box 4
Helene Aylon
Box 4
Susan Schwalb, Mass.
Box 4
Suzanne Benton
Box 4
Marilyn Cohen
Box 4
Gloria Orenstein
Box 4
Susan Faludi
Box 4
Shulia Firestone
Box 4
Marilyn Heins
Box 4
Ann Forer
Box 4
Estelle Freedman
Box 4
Dan Horowitz
Box 4
Joan Hull
Box 4
Nan Johnson
Box 4
Regina Litman
Box 4
Robbi Madden
Box 5
Susan Maurer
Box 5
Kate Millett
Box 5
Nesaule
Box 5
Barbara Newall
Box 5
Joyce Nower
Box 5
Helen Pearl
Box 5
Naomi Penner
Box 5
Louise Raggio
Box 5
Sandy Rapp
Box 5
Trina Robbins
Box 5
Kali Rost
Box 5
Ruth Rosen
Box 5
Doris Sassower
Box 5
Kathy Sarachild
Box 5
Charlotte Schwab
Box 5
Arlie Scott
Box 5
Sara Child
Box 5
Lynne Shapiro
Box 5
Elizabeth Shepard
Box 5
Elayne Snyder
Box 5
Virginia Artrip Snyder
Box 5
Serena Italians
Box 5
Ellie Smeal
Box 5
Jane Sorluser
Box 5
Maura Stark
Box 5
Steinem
Box 5
Charlene Suneson
Box 5
Anne Sutherland Harris
Box 5
Helen Thomas
Box 5
Sheila Tobias
Box 5
Joan Tobin
Box 5
Anne Turpeau
Box 5
Bede Urich
Box 5
Mary Vasiliades
Box 5
Winnie Wackwitz
Box 5
Dennis Wainwright
Box 5
Barbara G. Walker
Box 5
Betsy Warrior
Box 5
Sandy Warshaw
Box 5
Virginia Watkins
Box 5
Diane Watts
Box 5
Grace Walch
Box 5
Naomi Weisstein
Box 5
Elaine Werner
Box 5
Bonnie Wheeler
Box 5
V. Whitehall
Box 5
Dell Williams
Box 5
Leslie Wolfe, Center for Women Policy Studies
Box 5
Zalmar
Box 5
Sandy Zwerling
Box 5
Pioneer feminists: miscellaneous short bios
Box 5
Biographies
Box 5
Florida
Box 5
Male feminists
Box 5
National Women's Political Caucus
Box 5
VFA Press releases
Box 5
Publicity, VFA extras
Box 5
Media
Box 5
Feminist articles
Box 5
Gallery books
(5 booklets)
Box 5
AWE, 2005
Box 5
Poets
Box 5
June Blum: Portraits, Betty Friedan
Box 5
NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund annual report, 2000
Box 6
NOW Conference, 2000
Box 6
Feminist Expo, 2000
Box 6
VFA Board, 2000
Box 6
2000
(3 folders)
Box 6
Young feminists, 2000
Box 6
2001
Box 6
Speakers Bureau, 2001
Box 6
Miscellaneous, 2002
Box 6
Barbara Love, 2002
Box 6
2002
(5 folders)
Box 6
Hall of Fame, 2003
Box 6
Michigan, 2003
Box 6
Emails, 2003
Box 6
Board and administrative files, 2003
(9 folders)
Box 6
Mass., 2004
Box 6
Emails, 2004
Box 6
Website, 2004
Box 6
Member mail
Box 6
Midwest P.R., 2004
Box 6
Virgin Atlantic, 2004
Box 6
Dues, 2004
Box 6
Endowment
Box 6
Administrative files, 2004
(10 folders)
Box 6
Author's salute, 2004
Box 6
Unfinished Business
Box 6
Catherine East, 1993
Box 7
Flo Kennedy, 1993 Dec.
Box 7
D.C., 1994
Box 7
Bella Abzug, 1994
Box 7
Marriage/Family, Spring 1995
Box 7
Gloria, Fall 1995
Box 7
30th Anniversary of the Women's Movement, 1996
Box 7
Women's Liberation Movement, 1997
Box 7
Gerda Lerner, 1998 Apr.
Box 7
Kate Millett, 1998 Nov.
Box 7
Guests, 1999
Box 7
Chart, 1999 May
Box 7
Program, 1999 May
Box 7
Donna Allen, 1999
Box 7
Caroline Bird
Box 7
Eliz. Boyer
Box 7
June Chewning
Box 7
Flora Crater
Box 7
Allie Hixson
Box 7
Tina Hobson
Box 7
Marian Norby
Box 7
Louise Raggio
Box 7
Dusty Roads
Box 7
Ruth Shinn
Box 7
Carmen Delgado
Box 7
Correspondence for 1999 May
Box 7
Reunion, Spring 1999
Box 7
Honoring Betty Friedan, 1999 Nov.
(9 folders)
Box 7
Catherine Adamsky, 2000
Box 7
Kathryn Avery
Box 7
Ruth McLean Bowers
Box 7
Evelyn Dubrow
Box 7
Minnette Doderer
Box 7
Arienne Fraser
Box 7
Vera Glaser
Box 7
Dorothy Haegele
Box 7
Stephanie Gilmore
Box 7
Strike, 1970 (30th Anniversary)
(3 folders)
Box 7
Louisiana Pioneer Feminists March, 2001
(2 folders)
Box 7
Women's Studies, 2001 June
Box 7
Feminist Florida, 2002
Box 7
Dinner with Isadora, 2002
Box 7
Title IX 30th Anniversary, 2002
Box 7
Isadora report
Box 7
Art event, 2003
(9 folders)
Box 7
History of abortion in the USA
Box 8
VFA writings
Box 8
VFA, 1993
Box 8
Battered women
Box 8
By interest and profession
Box 8
Intergenerational
Box 8
The F word, 2004
Box 8
3rd wave feminism, 2002
Box 8
Dads and daughters
Box 8
Foam mounted copies of book covers
(5 covers)
Box 8
Biographies for Barbara Love book, A-K
Box 8
Biographies for Barbara Love book, L-R
Box 9
Foam mounted copies of book covers
(13 covers)
Box 9
Obituaries, A-R
(63 folders)
Box 9
Obituaries, R-Z
(16 folders)
Box 10
1990-1997
(2 folders)
Box 10
Videos, 1993-2000
(3 folders)
Box 10
NOW 30th, 1996
Box 10
Betty Friedan event, 1999
Box 10
Renewals, 1994-1995
Box 10
Future honorees
Box 10
Biographies, radical women, 1997
Box 10
Information sent, 1994
Box 10
Unfoldered material
Box 10
Anti-Defamation League, 2000
Box 10
Texas, members and prospective, 1993-1996
Box 10
Women Leaders Online Summit, 1999
Box 10
Kim Gandy, 1991
Box 10
Letter to VFW Board, 1992
Box 10
Wonderful 1st letters
Box 10
Correspondence, 1992-1996
(8 folders)
Box 10
NOW Resolution re: VFA, 1996
Box 10
Tickets, 1993-2000
(10 envelopes)
Box 11
Articles/projects
Box 11
Books
Box 11
1998 Event
Box 11
FWCA, Barbara's book
Box 11
Women's Liberation Event, 1997
Box 11
Mother Daughter Revolution
Box 11
Biographies, photographs
Box 11
Publications
Box 11
Binder: Female Studies, 1970
Box 11
Binder: Feminist Educators Attending Dinner, 2001
Box 11
Binder: 1994
Box 11
Binder: Catherine East, 1993
Box 11
World March, 2000
Box 11
West Coast Reunion
Box 11
NOW 30th, 1996
Box 11
Marriage/Divorce
Box 11
Seneca Falls, 75th Suffrage
Box 11
Grant, 1996
Box 12
Correspondence, 1996-1998
(3 folders)
Box 12
Applications, 1995-1998
Box 12
Correspondence, 1998
(2 folders)
Box 12
Celebrate, 1998
Box 12
Step by Step, 1999
Box 12
Administrative, funding, program files, 1996-1999
(15 folders)
Box 12
Letter to Betty Friedan, 2000
Box 12
Dues/Contributions, 2000
Box 12
Barnard Conference, 2001 June
(9 folders)
Box 12
Florida NOW Conference, 2002
Box 12
Artists, 2003
(3 folders)
Box 12
Boston event, 2007
Box 13
Emails, 2007
(4 folders)
Box 13
Dues, 2007
Box 13
Webpage, 2007
(2 folders)
Box 13
Artists, 2007
Box 13
Fund letter, 2007
Box 13
Smith Barney VFA, 2007
Box 13
Phoenix event, 2007
Box 13
New members, 2007
Box 13
E-Newsletters, 2007
Box 13
California events, Feminists Who Changed America
Box 13
Bella, Houston, 2007
Box 13
D.C. and New York City, 2007
Box 13
NOW Conference, 2007
Box 13
Letters, emails, etc., 2000-2006
Box 13
Women make movies
Box 13
Boca event, 2007
Box 13
ERA news
Box 13
National Women's Hall of Fame
(2 folders)
Box 13
Cartoons
Box 13
T shirts, medal, 1993
Box 13
Biographies, 1970 group
Box 13
Patricia Hill Burnett, 2002
Box 13
Newcomb's invitation, 2001
Box 13
NWSA Conference, 2003
Box 13
Women's Rights Park, 1999
Box 13
New members, 2003-2004
(2 folders)
Box 13
Invitations (copies)
Box 13
Future newsletters
Box 13
Files by State, C-K
Box 13
Files by State, L-W
Box 14
Catherine East, 1993
Box 14
Dennis Wainstock interview, 2002
Box 14
Loose materials
Box 14
Women's Studies, 2001
Box 14
Biographies, writers
Box 14
LDEF
Box 14
Newsletters
Box 14
Periodicals, 1977-2006
(3 folders)
Box 14
VHS cassettes
(6 tapes)
Box 14
Women-owned businesses
Box 14
Jewish feminists
Box 14
Grey Panthers
Box 14
Michigan, 1998
Box 14
Binder: Bella Abzug event, 1994
Box 14
Binder: Gloria Steinem event, 1995
Box 14
Binder: Women's Liberation 30th Anniversary, 1997
(2 folders)
Box 15
Binder: Ruth Loyd Miller
Box 15
Binder: NOW 30th, 1996
(2 folders)
Box 15
Photographs
Box 15
Expo, Baltimore, 2000
Box 15
NOW Conference, Miami, 2000
Box 15
California, 2002
(2 envelopes)
Box 15
L.A., 2002
Box 15
St. Paul, 2002
Box 15
NOW Conference, Florida, 2002
Box 15
Connecticutt, 2005
Box 15
Photos of demonstrations, send by Lee Perkins, Virginia
Box 15
New Orleans, 2001
Box 15
Women's Studies, Barnard, 2001
Box 15
Catherine, 1993
(2 folders)
Box 15
Boca Raton, 2002
Box 15
Writers, Barnard, 2002
Box 15
Baltimore, 2002
Box 15
Art Event, 2003
Box 15
Newton, Mass., 2004
Box 15
Chicago, 2004-2005
(2 envelopes)
Box 15
San Diego, 2002
Box 15
Berkeley, 2002
Box 15
Pro-Choice March, D.C., 1992
(4 albums)
Box 15
April 1998
Box 15
Kate, 1998
Box 15
D.C., 1994
Box 15
Bella, 1994
Box 15
Marriage and Divorce, Irvington, NY, 1995
Box 15
NOW reunion, 1996
Box 15
Cocktail Party, 1994
Box 15
VFA Reunion, 2002
Box 15
San Francisco, 1999
Box 15
August 1999
Box 15
Betty event, 1999
(3 envelopes)
Box 15
VHS cassettes
(3 tapes)
Box 15
Bag of political campaign buttons
Box 15
Bag of VFA medals and pins
Box 15
Miscellaneous papers
Box 16
Broward
Box 16
Barbara Foreman Scott
Box 16
Gene: Organizing as a Business
Box 16
Posters, photos
Box 16
Photos New Orleans, 2001
Box 16
Elizabeth Sackler
Box 16
Bylaws, 1997-1999
Box 16
Copyright VFA
Box 16
Miscellanous files
(5 folders)
Box 16
Binder: VFA Photographs Kate, 1990-1999
(2 folders)
Box 16
Katrina help, 2005
Box 16
Women Make Movies catalog, 2002
Box 16
Forum 1998
Box 16
ERA, 2004-2005
Box 16
African American feminists
Box 16
California Women's Agenda, 1997
Box 16
Miscellaneous materials
Box 16
Louisiana
Box 16
Miscellaneous materials
Box 16
Periodicals
(3 folders)
Box 16
Periodicals
Box 17
National Women's History Project
Box 17
Unfinished Business
Box 17
Photo album of Ida Martinez
Box 17
Photographs
(7 envelopes)
Box 17
VFA Part Two, 2005
Box 17
Passing the Torch: The Women's Movement in Michigan, 2006
Box 17
Women Now and Yes Baby, She's My Sir, 2008
Box 17
San Diego Feminists photo album and autographs, 2002
Box 18
World March of Women poster, 2000
Box 18
Foam posters
(2 items)
Box 18

The addition (2008-0254) (64 items; 1.2 lin. ft.) consists of DVDs of VFA events and interviews. For more detailed information about the events and activities, please see the donor-generated descriptions housed in the Collection Control File.

Salute to Catherine East, 1993
Box 19
Salute to Pioneer Feminists, 1994
Box 19
Salute to Family Justice Lawyers, Judges, and Activists, 1995
Box 19
Two-Day Celebration of NOW 30th Anniversary, 1996
(3 DVDs)
Box 19
Thirtieth Anniversary of Women's Liberation, 1997
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Honors Dinner, 1998
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to Kate Millett, 1998
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to ERA Activists and Other Major Leaders, 1999
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to Betty Friedan, 1999
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Thirtieth Anniversary of Aug. 26, 1970 Strike for Equality, 2000
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to Feminist Educators and Women's Studies Founders, 2001
(2 DVDs)
Box 19
Honoring Florida Feminists, 2002
Box 19
Salute to Feminist Writers, 2002
(3 DVDs)
Box 19
Honoring Those Who Made Title IX Happen, 2002
(4 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to Feminists in the Arts, 2003
(2 of 4 DVDs)
Box 19
Salute to Feminists in the Arts, 2003
(2 of 4 DVDs)
Box 20
Equal Pay and Job Opportunities: A Conference Celebrating 40 Years of Title VII, 2004
(9 DVDs)
Box 20
Unfinished Business of the Women's Movement: Conference and Dinner Honoring Midwest Feminists, 2004
(5 DVDs)
Box 20
Feminism and its Values, an Intergenerational Dialogue, 2005
(2 DVDs)
Box 20
Honoring Helen Reddy, 2006
Box 20
Awards Dinner for Los Angeles Feminists, 2006
(4 DVDs)
Box 20
Publication Debut of Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975, 2006
(7 DVDs)
Box 20
Salute to Arizona Feminists, 2007
(not shipped because of poor DVD quality)
Box 20
Salute to Arizona Feminists II, 2007
(2 DVDs)
Box 20
Salute to Feminist Lawyers, 2008
(3 DVDs, to arrive late 2008)
Box 20

The addition (2009-0131) (900 items; 1.2 lin. ft., dated 2001-2008) consists of board minutes, administrative materials, program files, some correspondence, and publicity. Program files include reunions, special presentations, conferences on feminist history and issues, and other educational and commemorative events. In particular, this accession includes materials from the VFA Salute to Feminist Lawyers program held in June 2008.

Board minutes and files, 2003-2008
Box 21
Voting policies
Box 21
Reports
Box 21
Membership
Box 21
Finances
Box 21
Committees
Box 21
Correspondence
Box 21
Events and program files
Box 21
Helen Reddy, 2006
Box 22
Barnard College, 2001
Box 22
Title VII conference, 2004
Box 22
Title IX conference, 2002
Box 22
Louisiana event, 2001
Box 22
Publicity and publications
Box 22
Miscellaneous files
Box 22
Correspondence with advisors, 2007-2008
Box 23
Advisory Committee addresses
Box 23
Database (includes CD), 2007
Box 23
Invitation
Box 23
Guests
Box 23
Correspondence with honorees, 2008
Box 23
Honorees originals, 2007-2008
Box 23
Honorees current list, 2008
Box 23
Honorees addresses
Box 23
Pauli Murray
Box 23
Tributes
Box 23
Correspondence
Box 23
Ginsburg biography
Box 23
Vera Glaser program
Box 23
Biographies
Box 23
Historic
Box 23
Legal advocacy groups
Box 23
Tobias introduction
Box 23
In memorium
Box 23
Layout
Box 23
Photographs
Box 23
Current legal issues
Box 23
Panel 1: Changing the Law
Box 23
Videographer
Box 23
VFA website
Box 23
Poster
Box 23
Registration form
Box 23
Registrants
Box 23
Budget
Box 23
Handouts (possible)
Box 23
Attendees
Box 23
Press release
Box 23
Donors
Box 23
Booklets
Box 23
VFA Salutes Feminist Lawyers tote bag
Box 23

The addition (2010-0097) (300 items; 0.6 lin. ft., dated 2005-2010) includes miscellaneous newsletters, dated 2005-2008; board meeting minutes from 2007; event and program files from a 2009 Pompano Beach, FL awards gala and a Dallas conference entitled The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders, held March 2010. The Dallas event files include copies of materials on 22 honorees, as well as the program text and other promotional materials. Other topics in this accession include website initiatives and the Feminists Who Changed America book launch.

Feminists Who Changed America book launch, 2006
Box 24
Newsletters and Board Meeting minutes, 2005-2008
Box 24
Feminists of the Month website feature, 2009-2010
Box 24
Pompano Beach, Florida event, April 2009
Box 24
Planning materials
Box 24
Promotional materials
Box 24
Program text
Box 24
Copies of materials on 22 honorees
Box 24
Tote bag from A Salute to Feminist Lawyers event, 2008
Box 24

The addition (2010-0128) (150 items; 0.6 lin. ft., dated 2009-2010) includes materials submitted by honorees at the "The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders" conference held by the VFA in Dallas. Materials include information forms, resumes, essays, and other miscellaneous biographies.

The Gender Agenda: Beyond Borders information forms and supplemental materials, 2009-2010
(5 folders)
Box 25

The addition (2012-0083) (4 items; 0.1 lin. ft., dated 2006, 2009) includes a program from the Tribute to Helen Reddy event (2006) and two copies of an associated commerically-available music compact disc by Sandy Rapp; along with the souvenir program from the VFA salute to feminist lawyers (2009).

Tribute to Helen Reddy and salute to feminist lawyers programs, two compact discs, 2006, 2009
(1 folder)
Box 25

Historical Note

Veteran Feminists of America (VFA) is a nonprofit organization for veterans of the Second Wave of the feminist movement. It was founded by Jacqueline Ceballos and held its first feminist reunion in 1993. The organization continues to operate today, sponsoring reunions, programs, and publications honoring feminists throughout the United States.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Veteran Feminists of America Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2008 (2008-0286), 25.1 lin. ft.

Purchase, 2008 (2008-0254), 1.2 lin. ft.

Gift, 2009 (2009-0131), 1.8 lin. ft.

Gift, 2010 (2010-0097), 0.6 lin. ft.

Gift, 2010 (2010-0128), 0.6 lin. ft.

Gift, 2008 (2012-0083), 0.1 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0286, 2008-0254, 2009-0131, 2010-0097, 2010-0128, 2012-0083

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.