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Lisabeth Hush collection on sex discrimination against women
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Description
The Lisabeth Hush collection on sex discrimination against women spans the years circa 1973 to 1993 (bulk mid-1970s) and encompasses one linear foot. The collection is comprised of material generated and collected by Hush concerning the employment of women in the film industry. There are files on affirmative action, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Women's Coalition with material including correspondence, handwritten notes, government pamphlets, legal documents, and statistical surveys. There is material regarding a Learning Annex class (not taught by Hush) on script analysis, circa 1993.
Background
Lisabeth Hush, born Barbara Hush, is an American actress active in film from 1960 to 1973. In the mid- 1970s she filed complaints against the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and employers in the motion picture industry for sex discrimination against women. She went on to serve on SAG's Statistical Sub-Committee of the Women's Conference Committee.
Extent
1 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.