The four members of the Morgantown National Endowment for the Humanities Women in the Community Project team are pictured here with Barbara Haber, Curator of Printed Books at the Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass. Team members were: Dr. Judith Gold Stitzel, Carroll Wetzel Wilkinson, Barbara Caron, and Meredith Pearce, 1981. Carroll Wilkinson Papers,WVRHC.
Feminist Activist Collection:
A Curated Selection
The West Virginia and Regional History Center recently began developing a West Virginia Feminist Activist Collection, with a diverse and rich documentation of some of the women and feminist activities throughout the state from past to present. This online exhibit presents a small selection of this enormous and continuously growing inspiring collection in conjunction with Women's History Month.
Women and Food Notes 12/12/1980 Notes regarding the Women and Food lecture series: purpose of series, names of people/ professionals in various fields involved, and recommendations for curriculum. Judith Stitzel Collection.
FREE Speaks Newsletter Fall 2000 Fall 2000, pre. November 7th A FREE Speaks newsletter from Fall 2000, regarding the 2000 Presidential election, voting activism, and a section on pro-choice facts. WV FREE Records
Tradeswomen Magazine Summer 1987 Summer 1987 A Tradeswomen Magazine from Summer 1987, “A Quarterly Magazine for Women in Blue Collar Work”, Contents include forestry, the Tradeswomen Conference in San Francisco, and other articles. Lisa Diehl Papers
Conference on Women and Creativity Sourcebook November 7-10, 1984 A sourcebook for the 1984 Conference on Women and Creativity titled “Masks, Myths, and Marmalade”. Contains various articles by female artists and academics. Carrie Koeturius Papers
Letter to Carrie M. Koeturius from E. Gordon Gee November 12, 1984 A thank you note from President Gee to Carrie M. Koeturius, Co-chairwoman of the Women and Creativity Conference. The short thank you letter commends Koeturius’s work on conference. Carrie Koeturius Papers
The Status of Women in WV 2002 2002 A report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research regarding the standard of life of women in WV. Report is filled with statistics, charts, and graphs regarding WV women in politics and economics, along with their health, rights, and the overall demographic of women in the state. WV FREE Records
Charleston Gazette Clipping about March for Women’s Rights April 23, 2004. A newspaper clipping from the Charleston Gazette newspaper with 3 interviews regarding West Virginian citizens who planned to attend the March for Women’s Rights in D.C. WV FREE Records
Ancella Bickley and Alice Walker ca. 1999 Writer, educator, and historian Ancella Bickley with author Alice Walker at an event at the University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia. Ancella Bickley Research Papers
Charleston Daily Mail Clipping about Memphis Tennessee Garrison March, 10, 1981 A newspaper article about NAACP pioneer, Memphis Tennessee Garrison. Garrison recalls her inspiration for designing Christmas seals and recounts stories of her grandparents who were enslaved. Ancella Bickley Research Papers
United for a Fair Economy Mini Poster 1985 A mini poster regarding the injustice women and POC have faced in the U.S economy. Christine Weiss Daugherty Papers
The Woman’s Salon Newsletter April/ May 1979 A newsletter from the Woman’s Salon in Morgantown, regarding the groups schedule for April and May 1979. Descriptions of authors and their writings, along with scheduled readings from authors are included. Also included is a picture of a Woman’s Salon meeting. Judith Stitzel Collection
The four members of the Morgantown National Endowment for the Humanities Women in the Community Project team are pictured here with Barbara Haber, Curator of Printed Books at the Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass. Team members were: Dr. Judith Gold Stitzel, Carroll Wetzel Wilkinson, Barbara Caron, and Meredith Pearce. 1981. Carroll Wilkinson Papers.
Bumper Stickers 1990-2000 Photograph of bumpers stickers for a number of feminist causes placed on filing cabinets. Barbara Fleischauer Papers