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BOX 25-40Brazilian Women
BOX 25-29Research and Dissertations about Women
BOX 30Articles about Women
BOX 31-34Biographies
BOX-FOLDER 31/1Women's Biographies
(18 items)
ITEM 1"Sônia pinta a emancipação da mulher." Unsigned article. Undated.
Newspaper clipping about painter Sônia Von Brusky. The article discusses Sônia's use of "the woman" in her work, her development as an artist, and the colors she uses for her work.
ITEM 2"Volta da Super Marília" by Rita Kauffman. January 12, 1987.
Published in O Globo in Rio de Janeiro. Newspaper clipping of Rita Kauffman's interview of actress, director and producer of theatre, Marília Pera.
ITEM 3"No fio da navalha: Ex prostitute, hoje socióloga, fala de sua vida" by Nei Lopes. May 16, 1992.
Published in Jornal do Brasil. The Newspaper article discusses sociologist and former prostitute Gabriela Silva Leite and her book entitled "Eu, mulher da vida". São Paulo
ITEM 4"A Experiência de direção." Unsigned article. Undated.
Newspaper clipping of actress and singer Vanja Orico discusses her career in film, music and television.
ITEM 5"No Rio, mas longe das peruas" by Deborah Dumar. December 8, 1989.
Published on page 5 in O Globo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "Cercada de fãs famosos e dedicados" by Tânia Neves. The article discusses Brazilian singer Maria de Fátima Palha de Figueiredo also known as Fafá de Belêm.
ITEM 6"Henriqueta Brieba: Uma Atriz para quem O palco é a própria vida" by Ciléa Gropillo. Undated.
The newspaper clipping discusses actress Heruqueta Brieba's life and career.
ITEM 7"A primeira repórter da imprensa carioca" by Jota Efegê. December 17, 1971.
Published in O Globo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The newspaper clipping discusses Eugênia Brandão, whom is the first woman reporter in Rio de Janeiro.
ITEM 8"De Bargé A Brasília Uma Mudança na Vida De D. Scila Médici." Porto Alegre. Undated.
Unsigned article. A newspaper clipping that discusses Scila Médici her life as a child, her family and children.
ITEM 9"Lady Hunt: Deixa no Rio uma obra e uma saudade." Undated.
Newspaper clipping. Discusses Lady Hunt (Iro Myrianthousi), wife of Ambassador of the British government in Brazil, her life and social services she performed for the children of the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, and she was named an "Carioca honorária" (honorary Carioca).
ITEM 10"Pela primeira vez, "Segurador do Ano" é uma mulher" by Georger Vidor. Undated.
Newspaper clipping. The article discusses Dona Beatriz Larragoiti Lucas as the first woman to be "Segurador do Ano." The article also discusses Dona Beatriz's background and the company Sul-América.
ITEM 11"Elizabeth, Uma Voz de Mulher no Pregão da Bôlsa." August 20, 1971.
Published in O Globo. Newspaper clipping. The article discusses Elizabeth Rocha Szelareck who works as a "pregão das bolsas" (stock broker) in a male dominated industry. The article also briefly discusses her past and how she became involved in the industry.
ITEM 12"Ormy Toledo, nossa primeira "business woman" de sucesso absoluto" by Domiciana? July 29, 1958.
Newspaper clipping. Gives a short biography of Ormy Toledo.
ITEM 13"Marilda Zanden de Mesquita." 1971.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping. Discusses Marilda Zanden de Mesquita as the first woman to exercise the profession of commercial pilot in Brazil.
ITEM 14"Respresentando o Brasil."June 23, 1983.
In O Norte Feminino. Newspaper clipping. The article briefly discusses Ana Flávia Pereira Medeiros da Fonseca and how she is representing Brazil in the Encontro do Sistema de Documentação Agrícola para a América and particularly, the CENAGRI-Centro Nacional de Informação Documental Agrícola.
ITEM 15"Dona de casa ajuda a fazer a Enciclopédia." July 22, 1970.
Unsigned Article. Published in O Globo. The article discusses Célia Neves' contribution to the the Enciclopédia Delta-Larousse in "Assuntos Domésticos."
ITEM 16"Uma Gaúcha em Cambridge." Undated.
Unsigned article. The article discusses 19 year old Mariana Khrahe from Porto Alegre, Brasil. She is the first South American to study at the University of Cambridge. Mariana discusses the characteristics and the pastimes of the English students at Cambridge also the influence and presence of "American" culture in Britain.
ITEM 17"Primeira aeromoça aposentada no Pais não deixará de voar." Undated.
Unisigned article. Published in O Globo. São Paulo. Newspaper clipping. The article discusses Irmam de Melo as the first flight attendant to retire in Brazil.
ITEM 18"No vestibular da Nacional de Direito Maria José conquista primeiro lugar." March 14, 1958.
Unsigned article. Published in CORREIO DA MANHA. The article discusses that between 520 candidate Maria José de Assumpção Gomes de Carvalho received first place in the vestibular of the Faculdade Nacional de Direto. The article also lists the candidates who passed the Vestibular.
BOX-FOLDER 31/2Betty Friedan in Brazil
(4 items)
ITEM 1"Betty Friedan: A guerreira feminista cirtica 20 anos de lutas e erros e faz uma nova proposta" by Sonia Nolasco-Ferreira. July, 1982.
Magazine Article. Published in Nova, pp. 98-101. The article is an interview of Betty Friedan, American feminist and author of the "The Feminine Mystique".
ITEM 2"Guerra às panelas: O trabalho Caseiro, Símbolo da Opressão que Ainda Não Chegou ao Brasil" by Ronald de Freitas. Undated.
Magazine Article. Published in Veja, pp. 3-5. This article is an interview of Betty Friedan.
ITEM 3"Betty não vi submissão na mulher carioca." April 15, 1971.
Unsigned article. Published in O Globo. This article discusses Betty Freidan's visit to Rio de Janeiro and her seeing potential for the beginning of the liberation of Brazilian women of Rio de Janeiro.
ITEM 4"D. Betty é líder de quê?" April 15, 1971.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping. This article is a critique of Betty Friedan and feminism.
BOX-FOLDER 31/3Miscellaneous Women's Biographies
(15 items)
ITEM 1"Dona Jerônyma: Austegésilo de Athayde." Undated.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping. The article discusses Dona Jerônyma Mesquita.
ITEM 2"Fundadora das Bandeirantes morreu ontem". Undated.
Unsigned Article discusses Jerônima Mesquita, principal defender of Women's Rights in Brazil and founder of the Federação das Bandeirantes do Brasil, died. Undated - "Morreu Dona Jerônima, a líder das bandeirantes'. Unsigned Article. Published in CIDADE. This article discuses the death of Dona Jerônima Mesquita. The article also briefly discusses her early life and her help of founding the Movimento Bandeirante and her other contributions in Brazilian society.
ITEM 3"Tutu Quadros pretende varrer os malufistas da Prefeitura de São Paulo." Dec. 14, 1986.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping that discusses Tutu Quadros (Dirce Maria Quadros) who wants to eliminate the Malufistas (supporters of Paulo Maluf) in the city government of São Paulo. To her, the Malufitas were corrupt. Wants to get back to the political philosophy of her father (Janismo).
ITEM 4"Lady Hunt diz que emancipação da mulher tem 2 séculos." May 26, 1971.
Unsigned Article. Published in Tribuna da Imprensa. The newspaper clipping discuses Lady Hunt's ("Embaixadriz" of Great Britain) conference in the Palácio da Reitoria da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro about the liberation of women in her country.
ITEM 5"Um comitê suprapartidário para FH" by Franklin Martins. December 20, 1989?
Published in O Globo. Newspaper clipping is an interview of sociologist Celina do Amaral Peixoto, granddaughter of Getúlio Vargas, who was the national coordinator of the bipartisan movement in support of Fernando Henrique.
ITEM 6"Lúcia trouxe coroa e queixa." 1970s.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping concerning Lúcia Petterle, a woman from Rio de Janeiro who won in England the title of Miss World - 1971.
ITEM 7"Uma bela entre as feras da Gávea." Undated.
Unsigned article. Newspaper clipping that discusses Gilka Atraente, the only woman to care for the horses in Gávea.
ITEM 8"Sônia quebra uma tradição." August 27, 1989.
Unsigned article. Published in O Globo, p. 19. Newspaper clipping discusses Sônia Cristina Demarco Paladino, the first woman to take command in a corporation.
ITEM 9"Suzana Amaral participa do júri do Festival de Berlim neste ano." February 2, 1990.
Newspaper clipping. Suzana Amaral, director of "A Hora da Estrela" will take part in the Berlin jury at the Berlin Festival. Article also discusses details about the festival.
ITEM 10"Além do pioneirismo, Uma exposição de 50 peças em São Paulo e um livro lembram a obra de Anita Malfatti." April 30, 1986.
Published in Veja, pp. 118-120. Magazine article dissusses Brazilian artist Anita Malfatti.
ITEM 11"Xuxa invade a América." October 17, 1992.
Published in Jornal do Brasil, pp. 34-35. The article discusses television show host, Xuxa (Maria da Graça Meneghel) and the plan to expand her show to an American audience.
ITEM 12"Nasce uma rebelde" by Alfrefo Ribeiro. August 26, 1992.
Published in Veja RIO, pp 12-17. Magazine article discusses Brazilian actress Cláudia Abreu.
ITEM 13"Beatriz Tovar na lista das 'Dez Mulheres-1970.'" November 14, 1970.
Published in O Mundo Portugues. The newspaper clipping discusses Brazilian writer and poet Beatriz Tovar inclusion by the Conselho de Mulheres do Brasil among the Dez Mulheres do Ano (Ten Women of the Year). Lists the other women such as Lady Hunt.
ITEM 14"Uma tradição mantida a sangue" by Isabella Souto. September 11, 2000.
Published in NACIONAL, p. 7. Estado de Minas. The article discusses murders and violence against women in Brazil and specifically in Belo Horizonte. The other part article entitled "A morte de Sandra poder trazer mudanças" includes an interview of writer, editor and pioneer of Brazilian feminism Rose Maria Muraro.
ITEM 15"Carmen Miranda de 'pecquena notável' a 'Brazilian Bombshell.'" 1971.
Unsigned article. News clipping that discusses the life and accomplishments of singer and actress Carmen Miranda.
BOX-FOLDER 32/1Women's Biographies
(6 items)
ITEM 1Serpa, Dagmar, "Longe do altar: Entre 40 e 50 anos, as mulheres namoram mais mas continuam casando pouco." May 6, 1998.
In Veja, p. 66-67. Magazine article discusses Brazilian women between 40 and 50 years old are dating more but get married at a lower rate.
ITEM 2Paixão, Roberta. "O filho polêmica: O bebê de M., a garota engravidada aos 11 anos, é um menino e nasce em maio." April 8, 1998.
In Veja, p. 78.The pregnancy of an eleven year old girl which sparkes controversy on the subject of abortion.
ITEM 3Unsigned Article, "Socióloga Teme a Extinção dos Homens se as Mulheres Decidirem Matar Adulteros." August 20, 1980.
The article discusses sociologist Moema Toscanos' participation in the United Nations sponsored "Encontro Internacional de Mulheres" in Copenhagen. Moema Toscano also addresses the situation of the crimes against women in Brazil, especially in Belo Horizonte.
ITEM 4Unsigned Article, "A Qualidade da Vida, Uma Nova Bandeira." July 21, 1974.
A feminist article that discussion about the quality of life of women in France.
ITEM 5Unsigned Article, "Papa Encerra Questão: Mulher Não Será Padre." January 28, 1977.
Newspaper clipping that explains why women cannot be ordained priests in Vatican City.
ITEM 6Unsigned Article, "Feministas vão à Polínter apoir 2 Jovens que Foram Presas por Fazerem Abotro." January 17, 1980?
The article discusses a group of feminist women who go to the Divisão de Caoturas e Polínter and speak to Judge Alberto Mora Moraes on behalf of two young women who were arrested for having abortions.
BOX-FOLDER 32/2Women's Biographies
(14 items)
ITEM 1Unsigned Article, "Polícia Civil já treina suas três Novas Detetives." September 3, 1983.
In O Globo. News paper clipping discusses Cláudia, Vera Lúcia e Rosângela, the only three women whom passed the final exam to be detectives.
ITEM 2Unsigned Article, "Maridos em baixa. As Mulheres Declaram suas Decepçoes." June 18, 1986.
In Veja, p.97. Magazine article discusses the results of a research among the readers of Women's Day magazine and in Brazil, the magazine Nova about how women view men or their husbands.
ITEM 3Unsigned Article, "A Hora e a Vez Das Mulheres." October 15, 1966.
Newspaper clipping discusses how the situation and conditions of women is changing in Brazil.
ITEM 4Unsigned Article, "Ela e Radicalmente Chic, Personagem de Miguel Paiva Sintetiza em Livro a Modernidade Feminina." October 1, 1989.
Published in JORNAL DO BRASIL, p. 25-27. Newspaper article that discusses Miguel Paiva, creator of the comic strips "Radical Chic."
ITEM 5Greenhalgh, Laura; Velloso, Beatriz; Paiva, Anabela, with correspondents, "O Que Elas Querem Afinal?" March 8, 1999.
época, p. 37-41. The magazine article discusses the political, social and cultural changes of Brazilian Women during around the time this article was written.
ITEM 6Peres, Andréia; Costa, André; Cristina, Edna, "Aborto: O Futuro da Lei." March, 1999.
Claudia, p. 18-21. The article discusses a law that could permit abortion if the there are serious and irreversible abnormalities in which the fetus has no chance of survival.
ITEM 7Secco, Alexandre, "Você vai encarar?" May 19, 1999.
Veja, p. 102-106? Brazilian women are beginning to arrive in great numbers in the front lines to combat crime.
ITEM 8Godoy, Fabina, "O Lado Mulher Nos Negócios." February 24, 1999.
Veja, p. 78- 81. Article discusses two studies which reveal that companies value characteristics that are typically feminine.
ITEM 9Granato, Alice, "O Começo Da Vida Aos 40." December 2, 1998.
Veja, P. 130-137. Magazine article discusses that a growing number of Brazilian women are waiting until middle age to have children.
ITEM 10Unsigned Article, "Mulheres Casadas já São Aceitas na FAB." September 16, 1988.
Newspaper article (on p. 6) discusses married Brazilian women can enlist in the Brazilian Air Force.
BOX-FOLDER 32/3Folder 3
(11 items)
ITEM 1Unsigned Article, "Juíza Afirma que Papel Principal de toda Mulher é Ser Mãe." June 28, 1976.
Newspaper article discusses Brazilian judge Maria Helena Pelegrineti Lourenço who holds the highest post in the judiciary.
ITEM 2Unsigned Article, "Maria Ieda, Nova Maratona." March 27, 1983.
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