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Myrna Wood fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-017
  • Fonds
  • 1965-2007
This fonds contains documents related to Myrna Wood's activities within women unions in Ontario, especially in Hamilton. It documents her interest in subjects like occupation health and security, women's issues at work, and abortion rights and consists of records relating to her activities in Toronto, Montreal and New York. It includes the essay she co-wrote "Sisters, Brothers, Lovers... listen" for the final conference of SUPA (Student Union for Peace Action) in 1967. It also contains the essay "Bread and Roses" written with Kathy McAfee calling for a movement to organize working-class women. This fonds highlights Myrna Wood's participation in peace movement meetings with the Vietnamese National Liberation Front in Cuba and gives insight into her involvement in the women liberation movement at the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s.
Ce fonds contient des documents relatifs aux activités de Myrna Wood au sein des syndicats de femmes en Ontario, notamment à Hamilton. Il documente son intérêt pour des sujets tels que la santé et la sécurité au travail, les problèmes des femmes au travail et le droit à l'avortement, et comprend des documents relatifs à ses activités à Toronto, Montréal et New York. Il comprend l'essai qu'elle a co-écrit "Sisters, Brothers, Lovers... listen" pour la conférence finale de SUPA (Student Union for Peace Action) en 1967. Il contient également l'essai "Bread and Roses" écrit avec Kathy McAfee appelant à un mouvement d'organisation des femmes de la classe ouvrière. Ce fonds met en lumière la participation de Myrna Wood aux réunions du mouvement pacifiste avec le Front de libération nationale du Viêt Nam à Cuba et donne un aperçu de son engagement dans le mouvement de libération des femmes à la fin des années 1960 et au début des années 1970.

Wood, Myrna

Women and Union

This series consists of records relating to Myrna Wood's involvement in women unions in Ontario, particularly in Hamilton. These include her CUPE Local and the Hamilton Union Movement.

Ontario Federation of Labour - Campaign and public forum on Affirmative Action

This file consists of records related to the 1983 campaign and public forum on Affirmative action. It contains a statement, proposal for campaign, a copy of Bill 210 "An Act respecting Affirmative Action", information sheets, information letters of the Ontario Federation of Labour, questionnaire on equality, articles, pamphlets, reports, notes, and a contact list.

Women and Labour Activism

This file contains a copy of the Radical America publication (vol. 18, no.5) published in 1984. The subject was women and labor activism.

Ontario Federation of Labour - Recognition

This file contains an official paper for the Federation's recognition of a delegate to the historical convention making the OFL the first major Canadian Labour body to take such affirmative action.
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