Beth Judy collection of Girl Vigilantes records
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.
- Creation: 1989-1992, undated
- Judy, Beth (Person)
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.
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.
0.5 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
Files arranged alphabetically.
Donated by Beth Judy, 2007.
Processed by Morna Gerrard at the item level, June 2010.
- The Girl Vigilantes:
- A Guide to Beth Judy's Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Morna Gerrard
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