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Andolan (Organizing South Asian Workers) Records

Identifier: WAG.354
Abstract Andolan (Organizing South Asian Workers) is a non-governmental, membership based group in the New York City area that organizes and advocates on behalf of South Asian immigrant workers, with particular focus on Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Nepalese, and Sri Lankan workers in the retail, food service, and domestic work industries, many of whom are women. Founded in 1998 by Gulnahar (Nahar) Alam, Andolan's goal is to support and empower working-class communities to realize their rights and...
Dates: 1992-2012; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Black Student Alliance records

Identifier: UA.19.03.01
Scope and content

This series contains records of the Black Student Alliance as well as records of the Black History Month Planning Committee, a group that formed every year to assist with programming events for Black History Month celebrations at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Most materials in this series date from 1970 to the early 1990s.

Dates: 1969-2010

"Box of vintage gay zines" and "Queer elders project" collection

Identifier: Ms.Coll.69

This collection began as a box of LGBT magazines, chapbooks, and other material that was left on the side of the road for trash collection in Burlington, Vermont in November of 2018 and subsequently went on to be the subject of a successful gallery exhibit and Instagram account. This collection is made up of three series: Series I includes the contents of the found box, Series II includes the preserved Instagram account, and Series III includes materials related to the exhibit.

Dates: 1969-1991, 2019

Common Lives/Lesbian Lives records

Identifier: IWA0102

An Iowa-City based lesbian literary journal published all forms of creative expression written by self-defined lesbians.

Dates: 1980-2001

Diary of Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0059
Abstract This collection comprises a handwritten diary created by Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling in the late 19th century. Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling was born in Pennsylvania in 1848, and after a life spent in the American West and Northeast, died in Pennsylvania in 1923. The diary chronicles Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling's daily life in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Pennsylvania in the 1880s through 1890. It primarily traces her life during her fourth and final marriage, and...
Dates: 1842-1870, 1884-1890, 1906, 1936; Majority of material found within 1884-1890

Early male tightlacing, corsetting, and cross-dressing collection

Identifier: 10034
Abstract This collection spans several decades of the "golden age" of tightlacing. Contents include main-stream media coverage of corseting issues, cross-dressing, and other associated subcultures; black-and-white photographs of corsetiers (presenting as masculine and/or feminine); illustrations and advertisements; a manuscript on the history of corsets; German publications on gender, including Das 3. Geschlecht (das Transvestiten) from the Weimar era; and a range of other ephemera. The creator took...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1880-1939

Eleanor Loos Boelte Quilt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0053
Abstract The Eleanor Loos Boelte Quilt Collection primarily contains quilt kit materials used by Eleanor Loos Boelte (1906-2000), likely in her late-teens to early adulthood, or approximately the mid 1920s to the early 1940s. Materials in this collection directly relate to a pink and white embroidered kit quilt made by Boelte, which was accessioned into the American Folk Art Museum's collection in 2014. This collection exemplifies the process of making kit quilts in the early 20th century and is...
Dates: Materials in this collection are likely from the 1920s-1940s, although many are undated specifically the textile materials and quilting supplies.

Ellsworth Kelly's Austin Archive

Identifier: A.2015.01
Scope and Contents The Ellsworth Kelly's Austin Archive, circa 2015-2016, contains construction documents and materials related to the design concept and building of the monumental work titled "Austin" by renowned American artist Ellsworth Kelly. The bulk of this collection is within the Construction Materials series, in which samples of various materials used in the construction of "Austin" are stored for use in future preservation projects related to...
Dates: 2014-2016

Ernest Rodriguez papers

Identifier: IWA0784

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014


Identifier: ECL_01
Dates: 1961-Present

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