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Resources, Reference

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  • 1968-1993 (Creation)

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1.55 m of textual records and graphic materials

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This series contains records relating to the Women in Focus Society’s research topics, such as information about artists, other organizations, and subjects of interest. Records relating to artists consist of artists profiles, including: artists’ resumes, publicity, newspaper and magazine clippings, and gallery show guides.

Records relating to other organizations cover topics such as: film festivals; art and theatre groups; women’s groups; concerts; lectures and readings; activism and lobbying; as well as various art shows. These records include: publicity; newsletters; correspondences; gallery guides; posters; and meeting minutes.

Records relating to subjects of interest include the Women in Focus print library and the Women in Focus subject files, which contain materials relating to various topics. Topics include: sexual orientation; pornography; health; sexual harassment; women in prison; family violence; sexual assault with a special emphasis on rape; women in history; women and politics; women’s labour; women internationally; women in science; feminist theory; sociology; education; and women in media. These materials range from the late 1960s to the early 1990s. These files include: government publications; magazines; independent zines; newsletters from local organizations; newspapers; pamphlets, and photocopies of books.

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