720 XTF Search Results (subject=Feminism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Feminism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Women Working Records. Cleveland Women Working Cleveland Women Working (f. 1975), founded largely by Helen Williams, was an organization of working women concerned about equal opportunity rights for office workers in the United States and especially in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. They addressed problems faced by working women by using documented research and active strategy. They counseled and educated women about legal rights and job problems, publicized unfair working situations, monitored government agencies which enforced anti-discrimination laws; monitored specific employers for compliance with the law; advocated for women with discrimination problems; and published special reports and a bi-monthly newsletter. In 1977 Cleveland Women Working merged with a group formed out of the Boston, Massachusetts, organization 9to5 News that became the Working Women Organizing Project. After another name change it became 9to5, National Association of Working Women in 1983 and maintained its national headquarters in Cleveland until 1993 when the national organizati... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Coalition of Labor Union Women Records. Coalition of Labor Union Women The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1974. The organization's primary purpose was to make unions more responsive to unorganized working women and help its members share common labor problems and concerns. Jean Tussey (1918-2010) was a prominent member of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of CLUW. As a union activist, Tussey was highly involved in the Coalition of Labor Union Women. This collection consists primarily of agendas, bylaws, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, newsletters, handbooks and other material related to CLUW's Cleveland chapter and Tussey's involvement. Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Jean Y. Tussey Papers. Tussey, Jean Y. Jean Y. Tussey, labor union activist, was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey. After graduation from Rutgers University in 1938, she worked as a newspaper reporter, machine shop worker, and as a member of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). She became a member of Local 53 of the International Typographical Union when she moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1951 and joined the staff of the Plain Dealer newspaper as a proofreader. In 1973, she became a full time organizer for Local 53, concentrating on organizing newspaper employees in Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula counties. Tussey was involved in several women's labor groups, including the Coalition of Labor Union Women, and in general women's groups, including the National Organization for Women, serving as vice president of the Cleveland chapter in 1972. Tussey also edited a collection of writing and speeches by Eugene V. Debs, entitled Eugene V. Debs Speaks (1970), and authored numerous articles on labor histo... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT WomenSpace Records. WomenSpace WomenSpace was an organization designed to bring together existing women's organizations in the Cleveland, Ohio area to promote women's advocacy and to allay duplication of services and events. Founded in the mid-1970s, WomenSpace opened its first center in the Cleveland Metro Y.W.C.A. under the leadership of President Roberta Steinbacher and Executive Director Jane Campbell. WomenSpace promoted and held numerous events, including the Women at Work Exposition, Women in Skilled Employment program, Women and Alcohol Project, and Domestic Violence Outreach Project. A drop in membership and decreased funding resulted in WomenSpace closing its doors on April 26, 1995. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, balance sheets, brochures, budgets, by-laws, contact records, contracts, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, lists, magazine articles, manuals, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, press releases, publicity material, reports, research, resource material,... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT