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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Woman's Building newsletter and brochures
    creator: Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 7101
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1976-1981
    Abstract: A collection of two serial publications issued by the Woman's Building (Los Angeles) between 1976 and 1981: four issues of a recurring brochure for the Extension Program at the Woman's Building and nine issues of Spinning Off: A Newsletter Of Women's Culture Presented By The Woman's Building. The Woman's Building was a non-profit arts and education center created by and for women in Los Angeles, California. Active from 1973 to 1991, the Woman's Building focused on feminist art and served as a venue for the women's movement in Los Angeles. The Extension Program at the Woman's Building offered a series of courses and workshops by prominent women in the fields of literature, art, art history, design, graphics, film, video, performance, dance, music, health, and psychology in an independent and feminist environment. The four brochures in this collection provide general information about the Extension Program, along with course catalogs for the 1976 Fall Session and the 1977 Winter, Spring, and Fall Sessions. Spinning Off: A Newsletter of Women's Culture Presented By The Woman's Building contains photographs, advertisements, news, calendars of events, and information about services relating to the Woman's Building. This collection holds nine issues of Spinning Off in a broken run ranging from May of 1978 (Vol. 1, No. 5) to July/August of 1981.
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    Content Description

    A collection of two serials published by the Woman's Building (Los Angeles) spanning 1976 to 1981. The first serial consists of four separate brochures that promote the Extension Program at the Woman's Building -- "a series of classes and workshops intended to provide skills, information, and a community of work and support which help to make women's culture public." The four brochures provide general information about the Extension Program, along with course catalogs for the 1976 Fall Session and the 1977 Winter, Spring, and Fall Sessions.
    The second serial in this collection, Spinning Off: A Newsletter of Women's Culture Presented By The Woman's Building, includes nine issues in a broken run ranging from May of 1978 (Vol. 1, No. 5) to July/August of 1981. The newsletter--issued officially by Women's Community, Inc.--contains photographs, advertisements, news, calendars of events, and information about services relating to the Woman's Building. The nine issues in this collection are dated: May 1978, Oct. 1978, Nov. 1978, Feb. 1979, Feb. 1980, March 1980, April 1980, Dec. 1980, and July/August 1981.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Woman's Building newsletter and brochures, Collection no. 7101, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Bolerium Books, November 11, 2019.

    Related Materials

    Woman's Building records, 1960-2016, undated, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 2017.M.43.
    Woman's Building records, Coll. 2014-126, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
    Woman's Building records (Collection 1982). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
    Ruth Weisberg papers, Collection no. 0360, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Feminism -- Study and teaching -- California -- Archival resources
    Feminism and art -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Feminists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Second-wave feminism -- California -- Los Angeles -- Periodicals
    Women -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- Archival resources
    Women -- California -- Los Angeles -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Archival resources
    Women artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Women in community organization -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Women in nonprofit organizations -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Brochures
    Newsletters
    Periodicals
    Serials
    Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Archives