2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Women--Social conditions.

  1. National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    200,000 items ; 491 containers plus 3 oversize ; 197.2 linear feet ; 97 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to...

  2. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca papers, 1949-2007

    Approximately 5,000 items ; 67 containers ; 203 linear feet. -- Hispanic Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Romy Medeiros da Fonseca Biography: Distinguished lawyer and feminist from Rio de Janeiro, Romy Medeiros da Fonseca (RMF) was the main agent behind various movements that fought for women’s rights in Brazil. She was the co-author of the New Statue of the Married Woman in 1962, the intellectual author of the 1977 law allowing couples to divorce, and fought for the rights of women’s rights to...