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Beth Judy collection of Girl Vigilantes records

 Collection
Identifier: W087

Scope and Content of the Records

The collections consists of Girl Vigilante campaign materials, strategy notes, news clippings, correspondence, one videocassette, and one photograph. Files are arranged alphabetically.

Dates

  • 1989-1992, undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Biography of Beth Judy

Beth Judy, originally from the Chicago area, was born in 1961. She moved to Atlanta to work at the Centers for Disease Control in 1983 after receiving her undergraduate degree from Harvard College. In Atlanta she also worked as a publicist for the nonprofit music presenter Quantum Productions, did freelance publication services, and started writing. In 1992 she moved to Missoula, Montana, to attend the University of Montana graduate program in Creative Writing, receiving her MFA in 1995. In Missoula she continued freelance work; began writing, voicing and producing, in 1995, a radio show for Montana Public Radio called "The Plant Detective" about medicinal plants; and worked as a book editor for Mountain Press Publishing Company. Today she mostly writes for magazines and creatively, and continues her work in radio.

History of the Girl Vigilantes

The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists (men and women) in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues. They specialized in public statements, usually visual, that combined powerful imagery, wit, and surprise.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Beth Judy, 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Morna Gerrard at the file level, June 2010.

Creator

Title
The Girl Vigilantes:
Subtitle
A Guide to Beth Judy's Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Morna Gerrard
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)