- CA ON0034 10-078
- 1960-1980, predominant 1974-1977
Women in Trades (WIT)
Yaffe, Debby (Deborah)
Fonds consists of records documenting the work of Ashley Turner as an activist, front line worker, author and President of JEWELS, a sanctuary organization. Topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, sanctuaries for women and children escaping abuse, the criminal justice system, incest and child abuse among other topics. There are also records related to training for front line workers helping victims. Many of these records belonged to Lynn Hamilton.
The fonds has been divided into 4 series.
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.
Women's Employment Centre (WEC)
Service, Office and Retail Workers of Canada (SORWUC)
Women Plan Toronto
Women Working with Immigrant Women