The Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union (BOWU) was founded in 1973. The group was "committed... to developing a vision of socialism
that meets our needs." (Principles of Unity, BOWU) The organization had a lesbian focus group and lesbians were active in
the BOWU. The collection includes a history of the BOWU; presentation to Vietnam-US Women's Conference; lists of focus groups;
BOWU Six-Month Plan; Introduction to Socialist-Feminist papers; proposals by the Cultural Workers Group and the Working Class
Caucus and the Children's Group; Newsletter; discussion questions; and Principles of Unity.