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Judy Freespirit papers, 1971-1983
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Box 1, Folder 1

Radical Therapy materials. 1971-1982.

Physical Description: flyers, certificates, notes and photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Includes flyers from speaking engagements, professional and student association certificates in psychology and psychotherapy, "An Open Letter to all my Former Shrinks," notes, and copies of newspaper clippings. All materials are by Judy Freespirit.
Box 1, Folder 2

Rape Prevention Literature. circa 1971-1972.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Program for Anti Rape Conference, "Rape: The Experience" by Anonymous, "The Politics of Rape" by Susan Griffin, and "How Not to Get Raped" from the NY Radical Feminists.
Box 1, Folder 3

Political publications. 1972.

Physical Description: photocopied and bound publications

Scope and Content Note

Independent or small press publications not by Judy Freespirit. Includes: A Citizen's Guide to the Right Wing released by the UAW, Female Liberation as the Basis for Social Revolution by Roxanne Dunbar, Grand Juries and Immunity Law published by the Coalition to End Grand Jury Abuse, The Anti-Mass (author unspecified), and Socialism/Feminism: Papers from the New American Movement Conference on Feminism and Socialism in Durham, North Carolina over Thanksgiving Weekend 1972.
Box 1, Folder 4

Clippings. 1973-1978.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Copies of articles published, written and released by someone other than Judy Freespirit. The folder includes: Was it Freedom Calling? by Josselynne for Josselynne's Theatre Woman, a Radio Script for Alternatives in Education: Textbooks Trash Girls by Vivian Mayer, "Woman Identified Woman" by RADICALESBIANS, and "More Lesbian Than Thou: Women Trashing Women" in The Advocate.
Box 1, Folder 5

Fat Underground literature. 1973-1974.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Fat Liberation Manifesto, surveys, sample letters to doctors, medical information, humor, information on job discrimination, a work on psychiatry, stereotypes, "Female and Welfare" by Betsy Warrior, and "Fat Liberation: Outline for a Radical Therapy Approach."
Box 1, Folder 6

Published articles by Judy Freespirit. 1974 September - 1979 April.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

"Feminist Ethics: An Opinion" from April 1979 Sonoma County Lesbian and Gay Alliance News Volume 2 Number 3 and "Statement from the Radical Feminist Therapy Collective" in SISTER dating from September 1974.
Box 1, Folder 7

Radical Therapy clippings. 1974-1977.

Physical Description: printed unbound manuscript

Scope and Content Note

"Radikale Feministiese Therapie" is an unbound manuscript in German including musical scores, an essay, cartoons, and other drawings. Also included are "Assertiveness Training," "How to Spot a Radical Therapist," a flyer for the Womon's Self Healing Weekend, Sliding Scale Price Structure, Radical Therapy Manifesto, an introduction to basic group structure, and a reading list.
Box 1, Folder 8

Assorted materials. 1977-1978.

Physical Description: clippings, printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, an inventory of the collection which does not match original organization, "The Woman with the Two Hundred Pound Mustache" by Lyn McAffee and Aldebaran, a service contract with pay stubs, printed lyrics, and a photocopied baby picture (unnamed).
Box 1, Folder 9

Poetry and prose. 1977-1982.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Includes the short story "The Beautiful Fat Woman," an essay entitled "Some Random Thoughts on Freaks and Fat Ladies," a talk adapted from an in-service symposium on obesity sponsored by the Contra Costa Health Department titled "A Question of Weight," the short story "On Ward G," and a collection of poems.
Box 1, Folder 10

Anti Briggs/Proposition 6 tour materials. 1978.

Physical Description: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Itineraries and contracts for talks and performances throughout California in support of the Anti-Briggs effort.
Box 1, Folder 11

New Alliance for Gay Equality materials. 1978.

Physical Description: bound glossy paper

Scope and Content Note

Press manual and program guide for a fundraising event hosted by the New Alliance for Gay Equality.
Box 1, Folders 12-13

Interview transcript. 1981 July.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of an interview in which Judy Freespirit discusses childhood, class consciousness, identity issues and politics, political activism, and therapeutic community.
Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence. 1981-1983.

Physical Description: notes, correspondence, printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with acquaintances and publishers. Also includes personal notes and a separatists' newsletter titled Womynlovers.
Box 1, Folder 15

Flyers. 1982-1983.

Physical Description: flyers

Scope and Content Note

Flyers for various one-woman and group performances and readings.
Box 1, Folder 16, Box 2, Folder 1

Malka Windsinger manuscript. circa 1990.

Physical Description: spiral bound paper

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript for Judy Freespirit's unpublished novel titled Malka Windsinger.
Box 2, Folder 2

Keeping It in the Family. circa 1993.

Physical Description: 2 cassette tapes

Scope and Content Note

Judy Freespirit reading her novel Keeping It in the Family on two cassette tapes.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

COLLECTION CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this collection will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. To review these audiovisual materials, you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.