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Judy Freespirit papers, 1971-1993 LSC.1956
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Box 1, Folder 1

Radical Therapy materials 1971-1982

General Physical Description note: flyers, certificates, notes and photocopies

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: photocopied and bound publications

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed unbound manuscript

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: clippings, printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: bound glossy paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents 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

General Physical Description note: notes, correspondence, printed paper

Scope and Contents note

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

Flyers 1982-1983

General Physical Description note: flyers

Scope and Contents note

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

Malka Windsinger manuscript circa 1990

General Physical Description note: spiral bound paper

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript for Judy Freespirit's unpublished novel titled Malka Windsinger.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

Keeping It in the Family circa 1993

General Physical Description note: 2 cassette tapes

Scope and Contents 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.