The Jackie Winnow Papers, 1.65 linear feet, covers the years 1947 through 1994 with the
bulk of materials covering 1980 to 1991. The majority of the materials document Jackie's
many activities while in the San Francisco Bay Area. The materials are arranged in twelve
series; Biographical Information, Correspondence, Writings, Miscellaneous Files
Concerning Cancer, Miscellaneous, Individuals, Political Activity, Subject Files, Women's
Cancer Resource Center, Awards, Ephemera, and Audio-Visual.
Jackie Winnow was born Jacqueline Weinstein on April 28, 1947 in New York City. She
attended Hunter College becoming involved in the very early Women's Liberation Movement
in New York City. She moved to Florida in 1973 or 1974, where she worked on rape crisis
and lesbian issues. In 1975 she took up residence in the Bay Area, where she spent the
rest of her life.