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Gladys A. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7062
Abstract

The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.

Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979

Ruskin Art Club records

 Collection
Identifier: 6083
Abstract The Ruskin Art Club was founded October 12, 1888, and is the oldest women's club in Los Angeles. Its original purpose was to study the technique and history of engraving and etching, inspired by founding member Mary E. Boyce's own collection of prints and extensive library of books on art. The Club's main activity were the annual courses of study in the history of art, architecture, or archaeology. These consisted of lectures delivered by the members to the membership at the monthly...
Dates: 1879 - 2003

Woman's Building newsletter and brochures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7101
Abstract A collection of two serial publications issued by the Woman's Building (Los Angeles) between 1976 and 1981: four issues of a recurring brochure for the Extension Program at the Woman's Building and nine issues of Spinning Off: A Newsletter Of Women's Culture Presented By The Woman's Building. The Woman's Building was a non-profit arts and education center created by and for women in Los Angeles, California. Active from 1973 to 1991, the Woman's Building...
Dates: 1976 - 1981

Women At Work records

 Collection
Identifier: 0417
Abstract The Women at Work records, 1978-2014, document the founding, and programmatic and fundraising activities of this social service non-profit agency. Women at Work was founded in 1979 as the Women's Public Policy Research Center (WPRCC) to study issues surrounding women in the labor force. In 1980, the name was changed to "Women at Work". The founding members, Barbara Burke, Marge Leighton, and Betty Ann Jansson, served as co-executive directors of the organization, which is headquartered in...
Dates: 1978-2014

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