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Lesbian Mothers' Defence Fund fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-031
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1987, predominant 1978-1987
This fonds contains mostly clippings and court cases reflecting the Lesbian Mothers’ Defence Fund mandate of providing information and emotional support for lesbian mothers involved in child custody cases. They achieved this by creating a source of literature for lawyers and lesbian mothers to consult, such as court cases, Lesbian Mother Litigation Manual and other articles on the subject. The fonds also includes administrative documents such as meeting minutes and reports, as well as correspondence with affiliated groups and individuals.

Lesbian Mothers' Defence Fund

Claudette MacKay-Lassonde fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-184
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1995

This fonds documents Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's professional milestones in telecommunications and engineering, as well as her efforts to further women's career options in science, technology and engineering. The fonds contains administrative and publicity records from Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's organizing of Canada's First Canadian Convention of Women Engineers in Toronto, Ontario.

The fonds reflects Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's extensive efforts to promote engineering as a viable field for women. The fonds includes ephemera such as correspondence, photographs and scrapbooks representing Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's presidency of the Association of Professional Engineers Ontario and her bid for the Liberal Party seat of Mississauga South, Ontario.

MacKay-Lassonde, Claudette

Judith Lermer Crawley Fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-139
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2013
"This fonds includes textual records and photographic works related to the artistic work of Judith Lemer Crawley. It offers a complete overview of the artist's artistic production. All of Judith Lemer Crawley's exhibition projects or those in which she has participated are represented. The fonds contains photographs taken by the artist from the late 1970s to the 2000s. The photographic material includes prints (framed or unframed) with dimensions ranging from 20 x 24'' to 8 x 10''. Thus, this fonds reveals the evolution of Judith Lemer Crawley's artistic career, from her first photographic experiences to her most recent shots.
The fonds is divided in four series. The first series contains records related to Judith Crawley's exhibitions: Pre-Relations (1979), Relations (1981), You Can’t Hug Kids with Nuclear Arms (1986), Giving Birth is Just the Beginnings: Women Speaks About Mothering (1985, 1986), One in Five… (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998), The 50s (1997), About Auschwitz (2003, 2004, 2005, 2010), Women’s Daybook Series (2006), Women and Landscape (the silver prints kept in this fonds were printed in Banff in 2014 but never exposed).
The second series consists of records related to group exhibitions in which some Judith Crawley's photographs were exposed: Little Shop Gallery Exhibit (1981), Urbanité (2001), and other group exhibits.
The third series includes documents related to various activities in which Judith Lemer Crawley participated, such as conferences, workshops, events, publications. Some documents are also related to her teaching duties at Vanier College in Montreal. The series also includes photographs arranged by subject (the subjects having been determined by Judith Lemer Crawley herself). At the end of the series, photographs by artists other than Judith Lemer Crawley, such as Michel Campeau and Pamela Harris, are inventoried.
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Ce fonds comprend des documents textuels et des œuvres photographiques reliés au travail artistique de Judith Lemer Crawley. Il offre un panorama complet de la production artistique de l’artiste. L’ensemble des projets d’expositions réalisés par Judith Lemer Crawley ou auxquels elle a participé, y sont représentés. Le fonds contient des prises de vue réalisées par l’artiste depuis la fin des années 1970 jusqu’aux années 2000. Le matériel photographique comprend des impressions (encadrées ou non) dont les dimensions sont comprises entre 20 x 24’’ et 8 x 10’’. Ainsi, ce fonds dévoile l’évolution de la carrière artistique de Judith Lemer Crawley, de ses premières expériences photographiques à ses plus récentes prises de vue.
Le fonds est divisé en quatre séries. La première série contient des documents relatifs aux projets d’expositions réalisés par Judith Lemer Crawley : Pre-Relations (1979), Relations (1981), You Can't Hug Kids with Nuclear Arms (1986), Giving Birth is Just the Beginnings : Women Speaks About Mothering (1985, 1986), One in Five... (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998), The 50s/La Cinquantaire (1997), About Auschwitz (2003, 2004, 2005, 2010), Women's Daybook Series (2006), Women and Landscape (les épreuves conservées dans ce fonds ont été publiées à Banff en 2014 mais jamais exposées).
La deuxième série est constituée de documents relatifs à des expositions collectives dans lesquelles certaines photographies de Judith Lemer Crawley ont été exposées : Exposition Little Shop Gallery (1981), Urbanité (2001), et autres expositions de groupe.
La troisième série comprend des documents relatifs à diverses activités auxquelles Judith Lemer Crawley a participé, tels que des conférences, des ateliers, des événements, des publications. Certains documents sont également liés à ses fonctions d'enseignante au Collège Vanier à Montréal. La série comprend aussi des photographies classées par sujets (les sujets ayant été déterminés par Judith Lemer Crawley elle-même). A la fin de la série, sont inventoriées des photographies réalisées par d’autres artistes que Judith Lemer Crawley, tels que Michel Campeau et Pamela Harris.

Lermer Crawley, Judith

Lisa Bengtsson fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-055
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-1999

The fonds consists of records collected by Lisa Bengtsson during her career as a social development officer with the Thunder Bay branch of The Secretary of State, Women's Programme, and with the Northwestern Ontario Decade Council.

The records document the evolution of women's groups within Northwestern Ontario, from funding applications to articles of incorporation and brochures and pamphlets on annual programming.

The fonds contains an extensive amount of administrative records demonstrating the everyday operations of committees, subcommittees, and women's organizations, including the Northwestern Ontario Regional Day Care committee.

Bengtsson, Lisa

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-088
  • Fonds
  • 1 January 1970-31 December 1982
The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre Foundation fonds offers insight into the structure and activities of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre serving the Ottawa-Hull area. It contains records of the centre's early years of operation. The fonds contain administrative records, correspondence, meeting minutes and supporting documents, workshops, presentations, and training materials, articles, reports and other documents.

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

Service Office Retail Workers Union of Canada (SORWUC) Local 7

  • CA ON0034 10-062
  • Fonds
  • 1970-198-
This fonds consists of the administrative records of the conception of the Service Office Retail Workers Union of Canada (SORWUC) Local 7 in Ottawa from its beginnings in 1982 as part of reason for change particularly addressing inequality faced by women in the workplace in various aspects. It features correspondence, advertisements to join the union, pieces of bargaining and negotiation, member contact information. Also included are resources such as newspaper clippings, pamphlets, booklets, buttons, and articles on various subjects as used and promoted by members of SORWUC.

Service, Office and Retail Workers of Canada (SORWUC)

National Action Committee on the Status of Women fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-024
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-2000
The National Action Committee on Status of Women (NAC) fonds reflects the everyday activities of Canada’s largest lobbying women’s group.
The fonds is structured in 11 series that document NAC’s creation, administrative activities, membership management and financial activities. The fonds is strong in meeting minutes, annual general meeting minutes, campaigns, subject files, correspondence, and personnel files. The records consist mostly of textual material as well as limited photographs, audiovisual material, and t-shirts.

National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC)

Wendy McPeake fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-032
  • Fonds
  • 1970-[200-], predominant 1972-1984
This fonds consists of Wendy McPeake's personal files. It is composed mainly of textual records from the late 1970s to the early 1980s. It contains files related to her involvement in various groups and organizations such as the Ottawa Women’s Centre, the Political Action Collective, the Feminist Action Collective, the Local 7/SORWUC, and the Public Service Alliance of Canada Women’s Committee. It includes materials related to feminist publishers from Canada and the United States, collected by Wendy McPeake when she was arts coordinator for Upstream magazine. The fonds also contains various subject files that reflect Wendy McPeake’s interests during this period. The 1970s was an active period for feminist organizations, especially at the grass-roots level, where a rich feminist culture of politics, music, publishing, and art flourished. Thus, this fonds offers insight into the Women’s Movement in Ottawa, mostly during the late 1970s to the early 1980s.

McPeake, Wendy

Broadside fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-066
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1992

This fonds consists of administrative and organizational documents, correspondence, galley proofs, financial records, original manuscripts and galley proofs, flyers, handbills, pamphlets, postcards, subscriber lists and information, planning documents from the Canadian Feminist Periodicals Conference 1986, two computer diskettes, and one metal telephone index pad. There are also separate files from several individual employees which include correspondence and items relating to their particular role in the collective.

These records offer significant information about feminist journalism in Canada, and about activities in the women’s movement, particularly in Toronto, during the 1980s.

Broadside

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