Shireen Miles Papers

collection

National Organization for Women rally, circa 1980s

Campus:
California State University, Sacramento
Library:
University Library
Subject(s):
National Organization for Women ; Equal rights amendments ; Feminism ; Feminists -- California
Description:
Shireen Miles was the California State Coordinator for the National Organization for Women (NOW) from 1985 to 1989. The bulk of these papers are from her time in that position as she participated in or lead national and state NOW events and activities. This time period covers a very significant moment in intersectional feminist history including Title IX, the Equal Rights Amendment, equality in the workplace, and the AIDS epidemic. Not only are her personal papers included here, but dozens of original articles, communications, and record-keeping documents are preserved regarding the operations of NOW and the main issues that the organization was addressing at this time.
Dates covered:
1972-1994 (1982-1989)
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
7.25 linear feet (5 record cartons, 2 flat boxes, 1 oversize folder)
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Citation Sample:
[Identification of item], MSS 2013/50, Shireen Miles Papers, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University Library, California State University, Sacramento.
Collection policy:
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code.