This collection contains materials collected and created by lesbian feminist, Mildred “Mid” Inman, founder of the group Single
Women Over 40 (S.W.O.F.). Inman (1913-1999) founded several women’s groups in the U.S. and Canada. A professional dietician,
Inman designed the first in-flight meals for United Airlines, supervised hundreds of chefs for the Western Hotels, was a food
editor for “McCalls” magazine, and worked as a school cafeteria supervisor for the San Francisco Unified School District.
She was also “an enthusiastic reader, walker, traveler, music and theater buff.”
Collection is open for research. Mailing lists and other records holding the names, addresses, and/or phone numbers of individuals
will be restricted for 20 years.