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British Columbia Federation of Women fonds
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6 cm of textual records
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The B.C. Federation of Women is an umbrella group for women's organizations in B.C. Its goal is to organize province-wide action on women's issues, and it is particularly concerned with health, child care, education and employment.
Folder one consists of the material from the original accession, whose custodial history is unknown. Folder 2 contains material transferred from the City of Vancouver Archives in March 2014.
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The fonds consists primarily of printed material relating to the Federation's decision to become a non-profit organization. Included are guidelines for society incorporation, surveys given to Federation members to ascertain their opinions about becoming a non-profit organization and literature on non-profit societies. Further material transferred in 2014 from the City of Vancouver Archives consists of surveys sent to various women's organizations asking their views on feminism, in preparation for the "Day of Feminism."