Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union records

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2021


Descriptive Summary

Title: Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union records
Dates: 1973-1976
Collection Number: 2005-25
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1 folder
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: 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.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union records. GLBT Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

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. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000381; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_002229; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_003201

Indexing Terms

Lesbians
Feminism
Politics and elections