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Guide to the Jackie Winnow Papers, 1947-1994 [bulk dates 1980-1991]
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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.
Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials has been transferred to the Gay and Lesbian Historical Society of Northern California.
Collection is open for research.