Tampa Women's Liberation records
Scope and Content of the Records
The collection consists of articles, journals and pamphlets concerning women's issues in the early 1970s. Specifically highlighted is women's studies and women's rights in Tampa, Florida. The Women's Studies Program at the University of South Florida (Tampa) is also highlighted. Women's liberation and the women's movement is the basis of most of the material. Also included are videoletters from Los Angeles. Videoletters was a monthly tape exchange among women's groups from different cities across the country. They provided information about current events as well as a record of women's history from a women's perspective.
- Tampa Women's Liberation (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
History of the Tampa Women's Liberation
The women's movement in Tampa emerged in 1970. It grew from a few small consciousness-raising circles to a varied network of individuals and institutions by the mid-1970s. Pay equity studies, the Tampa Women's Center, the University of South Florida Women's Studies Program, a series of local newspapers and journals, and Women's Centers were the roots of the Women's movement in Tampa. Individual activists moved from grassroots organizing to teaching at the University of South Florida, to law and health care practices and to governmental offices.
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Pay equity studies, the Tampa Women's Center, the University of South Florida Women's Studies Program, a series of local newspapers and journals, and Women's Centers were the roots of the Women's movement in Tampa. The collection consists of articles, journals and pamphlets concerning women's issues in the early 1970s.
Organization of the Records
Organized into 2 series: I. Manuscript Materials, II. Audiovisual Materials.
Donated by Mary Ellen Brown, December 1998.
Processed by Angela Lefebvre at the item level, October 2003. Files are arranged in chronological order.
- Tampa Women's Liberation:
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
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