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Woman's Building records, 1970-1992

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The collection is arranged into 7 series.

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Series 1: Administrative Files , circa 1970-1991
9 Linear feet
Box 1-9, 32

The files within this series document the daily administration of the Women's Building, including financial, fundraising, outreach, and publication functions. This series also documents the Board of Directors' relationship with the Building staff and activities. The files are arranged alphabetically within each subseries.
The Administrative Files are arranged into five subseries:
  • 1.1: Alphabetical Files, circa 1970-1991
  • 1.2: Board of Directors, 1973-1991
  • 1.3: Building Publications, 1973-1990
  • 1.4: Publicity and Outreach, 1973-1991
  • 1.5: Fundraising and Membership, 1974-1990
The bulk of this series has been digitized, except for duplicates. In some cases, publications and student dissertations have only had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages digitized.
1.1: Alphabetical Files, circa 1970-1991
This subseries includes calendars, correspondence, budget information, contracts, meeting minutes, by-laws, policies and procedures, and staff memos related to the administration of the Woman's Building.
Description Container
Activities, 1973-1980
1
1
Administrative Notebook, Part 1, circa 1979
1
2
Administrative Notebook, Part 2, circa 1979
1
3
Administrative Notebook, Part 3, circa 1979
1
4
Advertising, circa 1987-1988
1
5
Advocacy, Women in the Arts, 1984-1985
1
6
Affirmative Action Policy, 1980
1
7
Anniversary, Fifth - Planning and Publicity, 1978
1
8
Anniversary, Fifth - Press Kit, 1978
1
9
Anniversary, Fifteenth, 1988
1
10
Anniversary, Fifteenth - Printed Materials, 1988
1
11
Anniversary, Fifteenth - Video, 1988
1
12
Anniversary, Fifteenth - Congratulation Letters, 1988
1
13
Anniversary, Tenth - The First Decade, 1983
1
14
Anniversary, Tenth - Drafts of The First Decade, , 1983
1
15
Ariadne: A Social Network, circa 1977-1979
1
16
Archives, Jeanne Sison Project, 1989-1990
1
17
Archives, Negotiations with Archives of American Art, 1990-1991
1
18
Armory Center for the Arts, 1990
1
19
Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, Feminist Studio Workshop, 1974-1977
1
20
Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, Woman's Building, 1979
1
21
Articles of Incorporation, Certificate Amendment, 1979
1
22
Association for Humanistic Psychology, 1977
1
23
Brainstorming Planning Event, 1989
1
24
Budgets, Budget Planning, circa 1983-1986
1
25
Budgets, Budget Planning, 1987-1991
1
26
Budgets, Budget Planning for Women's Graphic Center, 1981-1985
1
27
Budgets, Building Artists and Tenants, 1981
1
28
Budgets, Event Planning, 1986-1988
1
29
Budgets, Financial Statements, 1974-1980
1
30
Budgets, Financial Statements, 1981-1990
1
31
Budget, Programs, 1978
1
32
Budgets, A Study of Financial Management by The Center for Nonprofit Management, 1980
1
33
Budgets, Tax Exempt Returns, 1979
1
34
Building Inspections, circa 1977-1979
1
35
Bylaws, circa 1980-1984
1
36
Calendar, 1989, September-October
1
37
Calendar, 1989, November-December
1
38
Calendar, 1990, March-April
1
39
Calendar, 1990, May-June
1
40
Calendar, 1990, July-August
1
41
Calendar, 1990, September-October
1
42
Calendar, Feminist Studio Workshop, 1975-1978
1
43
California Confederation of the Arts, 1985-1986
1
44
California Confederation of the Arts, 1987
1
45
California Confederation of the Arts, 1988
1
46
Chicago 1893, Women's Exhibit at the Woman's Building, 1976
1
47
Childcare at the Woman's Building, 1980
1
48
Chilean Women's Delegation, 1977
1
49
Chrysalis, , 1979
1
50
Collaboration with Museum of Contemporary Arts, 1988-1990
1
51
Conflict of Interest Policy, circa 1986
1
52
Consultant Requests, 1979-1980
1
53
Contracts, 1979-1980
1
54
Contracts, 1989-1990
1
55
Contracts, Rental and Video, 1981
1
56
Correspondence, 1974, 1976-1977
2
1
Correspondence, 1978-1979
2
2
Correspondence, Maurine Renville, December 1979 - December, 1980
2
3
Correspondence, 1980, January-July
2
4
Correspondence, 1980, August-December
2
5
Correspondence, 1981, January-March
2
6
Correspondence, 1981, April-May
2
7
Correspondence, 1981, June
2
8
Correspondence, 1981, July-December
2
9
Correspondence, 1982-1984
2
10
Correspondence, 1985
2
11
Corrrespondence, 1986, January-July
2
12
Correspondence, 1986, August-December
2
13
Correspondence, 1987, January-April
2
14
Correspondence, 1987, May-July
2
15
Corrrespondence, 1987, August-December
2
16
Correspondence, 1988, January-May
2
17
Correspondence, 1988, June-August
2
18
Correspondence, 1988, September-December
2
19
Correspondence, 1989, January-May
2
20
Correspondence, 1989, June-August
2
21
Correspondence, 1989, September-December
2
22
Corrrespondence, 1990
2
23
Correspondence, Artists, 1989-1991
2
24
Cover Letter Templates, 1978-1979
2
25
A Day in the Park, 1990
2
26
Downtown Arts Partnership, 1989-1990
2
27
Executive Director Search, 1989
2
28
Feminist Art Program in Fresno, circa 1970-1973
2
29
Feminist Education at the Feminist Studio Workshop, The Woman's Building in Los Angeles by Ruth Iskin, 1976
2
30
Fiscal Receivers, 1986-1989
2
31
Gallery Store, INANA, 1978-1979
2
32
Gallery Store Inventory, 1982-1984
2
33
Gallery Store Inventory, 1985-1989
2
34
Gallery Store Inventory, 1985-1989
2
35
History of the Woman's Building, circa 1975-1979
2
36
Internship Program, 1987
2
37
Job Responsibilities, 1976-1977
2
38
Kort and Adler Report, 1974
2
39
Lease for North Spring Street Property, 1975-1980
2
40
Legal Affairs, 1973-1974
2
41
Letters of Support for Woman's Building Programs, 1984-1989
2
42
Los Angeles Visual Arts (LAVA), circa 1982
2
43
Los Angeles Artists Organizations (LAAO), circa 1985-1988
2
44
Management Council Minutes, November 1, 1979 - April 30, 1980
3
1
Management Council Minutes, 1980, May-July
3
2
Management Council Minutes, 1980, August-December
3
3
Management Council Minutes, 1981, January-April
3
4
Management Council Minutes, 1981, May-August
3
5
Management Council Minutes, 1984
3
6
Marketing Plan, 1987
3
7
Men's Committee, 1978
3
8
Mission Statement, circa 1975-1980
3
9
Mission and Goals, circa 1979-1980
3
10
Multicultural Arts, 1985-1986
3
11
National Association of Artists' Organizations, 1986
3
12
National Conference on Women and the Arts, 1976
3
13
National Organization for Women (NOW), 1989
3
14
Notes from Pauli DeWitt, Exective Director, 1988-1990
3
15
Observations on the Woman's Building, 1982
3
16
Organizational Chart, circa 1981-1989
3
17
Quotes about the Woman's Building, 1975-1978
3
18
Personnel Handbook, 1985
3
19
Policy and Procedures, Forms, circa 1981-1990
3
20
Policy and Procedures, General Manual, 1980-1981
3
21
Policy and Procedures, General Manual, 1980-1981
3
22
Policy and Procedures, General Manual, 1980-1981
3
23
Policy and Procedures, General Manual, 1980-1981
3
24
Policy and Procedures, How to Write a Memo, 1979
3
25
Policy and Procedures, Locking the Building, 1980
3
26
Policy and Procedures, Performance Information, circa 1981-1990
3
27
Policy and Procedures, Space Rental, circa 1981-1990
3
28
Program Evaluations, circa 1988-1989
3
29
Programs, General Schedules, 1986-1988
3
30
Relocation, Board Members' Program, 1986
3
31
Relocation, Neptune and Preeman Buildings, 1985-1986
3
32
Relocation, Space Needs, 1988
3
33
Relocation, Van Nuys Annex, 1985-1986
3
34
Relocation, Van Nuys Annex Floor Plans, Building Permits, Slides, 1985-1986
3
35
Relocation, Van Nuys Annex NEA Application, 1986
3
36
Renovation Expenses, 1983-1984
3
37
Reorganization Ideas, 1980
3
38
Reorganization Ideas, 1987-1988
3
39
Sidell-Selick Dissertation on Woman's Building, 1984
3
40
Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation, 1984
3
41
Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation, 1985-1987
3
42
Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation, Slides and Stuff Subcommittee, 1985-1986
3
43
Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation, Slides and Stuff Subcommittee, 1987
3
44
Speeches and Papers by Woman's Building Founding Mothers, circa 1970
3
45
Speakers Bureau, 1985-1986
3
46
Staff Member Notebook, circa 1989
3
47
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1977-1978
3
48
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1979
3
49
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1990-1991
3
50
Staff Meeting Notes, 1987-1988
3
51
Staff Memos, 1979-1981
3
52
Staff Memos, 1985
3
53
Staff Memos, 1986
3
54
Staff Memos, 1987-1989
3
55
Staff Orientation Handbook, 1985
4
1
Staff Program Reports, circa 1975-1979
4
2
Staff, Vision and Planning Meeting, 1981
4
3
Survey Returns, 1981
4
4
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
5
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
6
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
7
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
8
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
9
Survey Returns, 1986-1987
4
10
Thesis on the Woman's Building, Art Education and Art Making from a Feminist Perspective, 1976
4
11
TOSCO Report, circa 1979-1980
4
12
Transcript of Dialogue Among Arlene Raven, Linda Burnham, Barbara Smith, and Cheri Gaulke, 1981
4
13
Wattles Mansion Proposal, 1982
4
14
The Woman's Building: What is It? What Does It Have to Offer? by Jennie Gardner, 1980
4
15
Womanspace, circa 1974
4
16
Women's Art Tour of Chicago, 1989
4
17
Women's Equity Day, 1978
4
18
Writings by Sheila de Bretteville, circa 1977-1979
4
19
Certificates from the City of Los Angeles, 1984, 1988
32
1
1.2: Board of Directors, 1974-1991
This series contains administrative records of the Woman's Building Board of Directors. There are meeting minutes of the board and various committees, membership files and biographies, and advisory council records.
1.2.1: Minutes, 1974-1991
Description Container
Minutes, 1974-1975
4
20
Minutes, 1976-1977
4
21
Minutes, 1978
4
22
Minutes, 1979
4
23
Minutes, 1980, January-July
4
24
Minutes, 1980, August-December
4
25
Minutes, 1981
4
26
Minutes, 1982
4
27
Minutes, 1983
4
28
Minutes, 1984
4
29
Minutes, 1985
4
30
Minutes, 1986
4
31
Minutes, 1987
4
32
Minutes, 1988-1991
4
33
1.2.2: Membership Files, 1978-1991
Description Container
Board Orientation Packet, circa 1981
4
34
Correspondence, 1978-1981
4
35
Correspondence, 1987, 1989-1990
4
36
Membership Biographies and Applications - A-C, circa 1980-1989
4
37
Membership Biographies and Applications - D-J, circa 1980-1989
4
38
Membership Biographies and Applications - K-R, circa 1980-1989
4
39
Membership Biographies and Applications - S-Y, circa 1980-1989
4
40
Membership Roster, 1984-1990
4
41
Orientation Packet, 1985
4
42
1.2.3: Committees, 1977-1991
Description Container
Development Committee Minutes, 1984-1989
5
1
Development Committee, 1987-1991
5
2
Finance Committee Minutes, 1978-1982
5
3
Finance Committee, 1978-1981, 1984
5
4
Fundraising Committee Minutes, 1983
5
5
Gallery Committee Minutes, 1985-1986
5
6
Gallery Committee Minutes, 1987-1988
5
7
Gallery Committee Minutes, 1989-1990
5
8
Gallery Committee, circa 1987
5
9
Gallery Committee, circa 1988
5
10
Gallery Committee, circa 1989
5
11
Gallery Committee, circa 1990
5
12
Media Task Force Minutes, 1985-1986
5
13
Media Task Force Minutes, 1987
5
14
Media Task Force Minutes, 1988-1990
5
15
Media Task Force, 1988-1990
5
16
Media Task Force, Artist's Proposals, 1989-1990
5
17
Move Committee Minutes, 1979, 1982
5
18
Nominating Committee Minutes, 1982-1984
5
19
Performance Committee Minutes, 1984-1987
5
20
Performance Committee, 1984
5
21
Performance Committee, 1985
5
22
Personnel Committee Minutes, circa 1981
5
23
Planning Committee Minutes, 1979
5
24
Program Committee Minutes, 1977-1979
5
25
Program Committee Minutes, 1980
5
26
Program Committee Minutes, 1981-1982, 1984-1985
5
27
Program Committee Minutes, 1986
5
28
Program Committee Minutes, 1987
5
29
Program Committee Minutes, 1988
5
30
Program Committee Minutes, 1989
5
31
Program Committee Minutes, 1990
5
32
Program Committee, circa 1980-1981
5
33
Program Committee, circa 1984-1985
5
34
Program Committee, circa 1986
5
35
Program Committee, circa 1987
5
36
Program Committee, circa 1988
5
37
Program Committee, circa 1989-1990
5
38
Public Relations Committee Minutes, 1982-1984, 1986
5
39
Summer Executive Committee Minutes, 1978
5
40
Summer Executive Committee Minutes, 1979
5
41
Writing Committee Minutes, 1978, 1984-1991
5
42
Writing Committee, 1985-1987
5
43
Writing Committee, 1989-1990
5
44
Writing Committee, Ratings, 1988
5
45
1.2.4: Advisory Council, 1979-1989
Description Container
Committees and Goals, 1980
6
1
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - A-D, 1979-1980
6
2
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - E-H, 1979-1980
6
3
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - I-L, 1979-1980
6
4
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - M-N, 1979-1980
6
5
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - O-R, 1979-1980
6
6
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - S-W, 1979-1980
6
7
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - A-Z, 1984-1985
6
8
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - A-L, 1986-1989
6
9
Member Biographies and Invitation Letters - M-Y, 1986-1989
6
10
Membership Roster, 1984-1987
6
11
Minutes, 1984-1985
6
12
Orientation Packet, 1979-1980
6
13
Orientation Packet, Draft, 1979-1980
6
14
Stern, Lila Wellings, 1979
6
15
1.3: Building Publications, 1973-1990
This subseries includes an assortment of Woman's Building publications in the form of newsletters, event calendars, journals, and periodicals.
Description Container
Women's Graphic Center Newsletter, 1982
6
16
Women's Graphic Center Newsletter, 1983-1984
6
17
The Newsletter of the Woman's Building, 1984
6
18
The Newsletter of the Woman's Building, 1985
6
19
The Newsletter of the Woman's Building, 1986
6
20
The Newsletter of the Woman's Building, 1987
6
21
The Woman's Building Calendar, 1987
6
22
The Woman's Building Calendar, 1988
6
23
The Woman's Building Calendar, 1989
6
24
The Woman's Building Calendar, 1990
6
25
W.B., 1991
6
26
Spinning Off, 1978
6
27
Spinning Off, 1978-1979
6
28
Spinning Off, 1979
6
29
Spinning Off, 1980
6
30
Spinning Off, 1980-1981
6
31
Womanspace, 1973
6
32
Chrysalis, circa 1977-1978
6
33
Chrysalis, circa 1977-1978
6
34
Chrysalis, circa 1978
6
35
1.4: Publicity and Outreach, 1973-1990
This subseries includes newspaper clippings and magazine articles about the Woman's Building and its artists, as well as press releases and announcements about Woman's Building events, programs, and exhibitions.
Description Container
Advertising, 1985-1986
7
1
Advertising Campaign, 1979
7
2
Advertising in Ms. Magazine, 1976-1980
7
3
Articles on the Woman's Building by Sheila de Bretteville, 1978-1979
7
4
Articles on the Woman's Building by Terry Wolverton, 1981
7
5
Classified Ads, 1978-1979
7
6
General Education Brochure, circa 1981
7
7
Grandview Location, 1974-1975
7
8
New York Trip, 1981
7
9
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1974
7
10
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1975
7
11
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1976
7
12
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1977
7
13
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1978
7
14
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1979
7
15
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1980
7
16
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1981
7
17
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1982
7
18
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1983
7
19
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1984
7
20
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1985, January-June
7
21
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1985, July-December
7
22
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, January-May, 1986
7
23
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1986, June-August
7
24
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, September-December, 1986
7
25
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1987, January-April
7
26
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1987, May-August
7
27
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1987, September-December
7
28
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1988, January-September
7
29
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1988, October-December
7
30
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1989
7
31
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1990
7
32
Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1991
7
33
Press Kit, "Incredible Shrinking Woman,", 1981
7
34
Press Kit, "The Bell Jar,", 1979
7
35
Press Kit, Conference on Women's Culture in American Society, 1880-1980, 1981
7
36
Press Releases, 1973
7
37
Press Releases, 1974
7
38
Press Releases, 1975
7
39
Press Releases, 1976
7
40
Press Releases, 1977
7
41
Press Releases, 1978
7
42
Press Releases, 1979, January-May
7
43
Press Releases, 1979, June-December
7
44
Press Releases, 1980
7
45
Press Releases, 1981
7
46
Press Releases, 1982
7
47
Press Releases, 1983
7
48
Press Releases, 1984
8
1
Press Releases, 1985
8
2
Press Releases, 1986
8
3
Press Releases, 1987
8
4
Press Releases, 1988
8
5
Press Releases, 1989
8
6
Press Releases, 1990
8
7
Press Releases, 1991
8
8
Printed Event Annoucements, 1975
8
9
Printed Event Annoucements, 1976
8
10
Printed Event Annoucements, 1977
8
11
Printed Event Annoucements, 1978, January-April
8
12
Printed Event Annoucements, 1978, May-December
8
13
Printed Event Annoucements, 1979
8
14
Printed Event Annoucements, 1980
8
15
Printed Event Annoucements, 1981
8
16
Printed Event Annoucements, 1982
8
17
Printed Event Annoucements, 1983
8
18
Printed Event Annoucements, 1984
8
19
Printed Event Annoucements, 1985
8
20
Printed Event Annoucements, 1986
8
21
Printed Event Annoucements, 1987
8
22
Printed Event Annoucements, 1988
8
23
Printed Event Annoucements, 1989
8
24
Printed Event Annoucements, 1990
8
25
Printed Event Annoucements, circa 1976-1981
8
26
Printed Event Annoucements, circa 1976-1981
8
27
Printed Event Annoucements, circa 1976-1981
8
28
Printed Event Annoucements, circa 1976-1981
8
29
Post Cards, circa 1975
8
30
Publicity Costs and Budget, circa 1979
8
31
Spinning Off Production, 1978
8
32
The Stars Guide, circa 1976-1980
8
33
Tours and Lectures, 1980-1981
8
34
Woman's Building Brochure, Draft, 1978
8
35
Woman's Building Brochure, Draft, circa 1980
8
36
1.5: Fundraising and Membership, 1974-1990
This subseries contains documents regarding the Woman's Building's fundraising efforts. There is information on donations, fundraising campaigns, foundations and donors, membership solicitations, renewal notices, reports, and the planning, nominations, and winners of the Vesta Awards.
Description Container
Board Recruitment, 1985
8
37
Campaigns to Individuals, 1983-1986
8
38
Consultants Group, Fundraising Feasibility Study, 1987
8
39
Consultants Group, Fundraising Feasibility Study, 1987
8
40
Consultants Group, Fundraising Feasibility Study, 1987
8
41
Correspondence, 1985-1986, 1988
8
42
Direct Mail Membership Drive, circa 1979
8
43
Direct Mail Membership Drive, 1985-1986
8
44
Donation Inquiries, 1985-1989
8
45
Donations, Wine, 1979
8
46
Donor Events, 1987-1988
8
47
Donor Research, 1986
8
48
Donors, Less Than $100, 1985
8
49
Donors, More Than $100, 1984-1986
8
50
Donors Circle, 1986
8
51
Donors Circle, 1987-1988
8
52
Donors Circle, 1987-1988
8
53
Event, Judy Chicago, 1981
8
54
Event, Judy Chicago, 1986-1987
8
55
Event, Cooking Demonstration, 1988
8
56
Event, PHRANC, 1981
9
1
Event, 10K Run, circa 1979-1983
9
2
Foundation Correspondence, 1974-1976
9
3
Foundation Correspondence, 1977-1980
9
4
Foundations, Ahmanson, Atlantic Richfield, Ford, and Film Fund, 1978-1979
9
5
Foundations, Denied Applications, 1979
9
6
Foundations, Denied Applications, 1980
9
7
Foundations, Expired Contracts, 1978-1980
9
8
Foundations, General Application, circa 1979-1981
9
9
Foundations, Liberty Hill, Playboy, and Ms. Foundation, 1976-1979
9
10
Foundations, Ms. Foundation for Women Proposal, 1977
9
11
Foundations, Ms. Foundation for Women Proposal, 1978
9
12
Foundations, TOSCO Request, 1979
9
13
Fundraising Committee Work, 1979
9
14
Fundraising Book, circa 1980
9
15
Fundraising Report, Sara LaRiviere, 1977
9
16
Membership Ledger, Women's Graphic Center, 1982-1984
9
17
Membership Lists, circa 1976-1977
9
18
Membership, Non-Renewing Letters, circa 1985-1987
9
19
Membership Outreach Project, circa 1980
9
20
Membership Solicitation and Renewal Campaigns, 1982-1987
9
21
Membership Solicitation and Renewal Campaigns, 1985
9
22
Membership Solicitation and Renewal Letters, Template, 1978-1988
9
23
Membership Survey, 1987
9
24
Membership Survey, 1987
9
25
Membership Survey, 1987
9
26
Membership Survey, 1987
9
27
Membership Survey, 1987
9
28
Membership Survey, 1987
9
29
Membership Survey, 1987
9
30
Membership Survey Results, 1987-1988
9
31
Past Inquiries to Corporations, 1980
9
32
Solicitation, Lily Tomlin and Diane Keaton, 1976-1977
9
33
Special Appeals, 1984
9
34
Special Appeals, 1985
9
35
Vesta Awards, 1982
9
36
Vesta Awards Correspondence, 1983
9
37
Vesta Awards Correspondence, 1984
9
38
Vesta Awards Correspondence, 1985-1986
9
39
Vesta Awards Event Planning, 1983
9
40
Vesta Awards Event Planning, 1984
9
41
Vesta Awards Event Planning, 1985
9
42
Vesta Awards Nominees (A-G), 1985
9
43
Vesta Awards Nominees (H-Y), 1985
9
44
Vesta Awards, Proposal, 1990
9
45
Vesta Awards, Voting, 1984
9
46
Vesta Awards, Voting, 1985
9
47
Vesta Awards, Winners (A-H), 1984
9
48
Vesta Awards, Winners (K-W), 1984
9
49

Series 2: Education Programs , 1971-1991
4.9 Linear feet
Box 10-14

The Woman's Building's educational programs centered on courses offered by the Feminist Studio Workshop and the Extension Program. There is also information regarding the slide library and Los Angeles Women's Video Center. The files within this series document the Woman's Building education programs, including administrative records, curriculum development files, program evaluations, student recruitment and retention, outreach and publicity files. The series also includes individual workshop, conference, and program documentation.
The Education Program files are arranged into five subseries:
  • 2.1: Administrative Files, 1975-1991
  • 2.2: Feminist Studio Workshop, 1971-1982
  • 2.3: Extension Program, 1975-1981
  • 2.4: Slide Library, 1975-1990
  • 2.5: Los Angeles Women's Video Center, 1975-1981
The bulk of this series has been digitized, except for duplicates.
2.1: Administrative Files, 1975-1991
This subseries consists of the administrative records of the Woman's Building education programs. Found herein are class proposals, education committee meeting minutes, program development documents, teacher contracts, educational conference information, workshop evaluations, and other material.
Description Container
Adoption Writing Workshop, 1991
10
1
Advertising in Ms. Magazine, 1980
10
2
Alvarez, Gloria, Artists-in-Residence Grant, 1989-1990
10
3
Artists Survival Skills, Nat Dean, 1989-1991
10
4
"Artists Who are Mothers,", 1988-1989
10
5
Bradley, Ann, 1988-1989
10
6
Budget, 1980-1981
10
7
Class Demographics, circa 1979-1980
10
8
Class Proposals, 1978-1979
10
9
Class Proposals, 1979-1980
10
10
Conference, "Women in Design: The Next Decade,", 1975
10
11
Conference of Women Performance Artists, 1975
10
12
Conference on Women's Culture in American Society, 1980-1981
10
13
Conference on Women's Culture in American Society - Funding, 1980-1981
10
14
Conference on Women's Culture in American Society, Publicity, 1980-1981
10
15
Conference, Women's Culture at Work, 1980
10
16
Conference, Women Being Successful as Women in Their Workplaces, 1979
10
17
Correspondence, 1979
10
18
Correspondence, 1980
10
19
Correspondence, 1981
10
20
Correspondence, 1982
10
21
Correspondence, 1986
10
22
Course Proposals, circa 1990
10
23
Demographic Data, circa 1980
10
24
Demographic Data, circa 1980
10
25
Demographic Data, circa 1980
10
26
Education Committee Meeting Minutes, November 1, 1979 - December 30, 1980
10
27
Education Committee Meeting Minutes, 1980
10
28
Education Committee Meeting Minutes, 1981
10
29
Evaluation Model for Individual Classes, 1980
10
30
Feminist Education Graphics Project, 1980
10
31
Finger, Anne, Artist-in-Residence Grant, 1989-1990
10
32
Forms, circa 1980
10
33
Goddess Lecture Series, 1987
10
34
Grant Opportunities, 1985-1988
10
35
Job Description for Education Director, circa 1980
10
36
Lecture, Feminist Theories about Art with Sandra Hale, 1990
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37
Lecture, Jeanne Pool, 1980
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38
Lecture, Mary Daly, 1977
10
39
Lesbian Art Project, 1978-1979
10
40
Management by Objectives Consultancy, 1980
10
41
Manual, 1980
10
42
Old Girls Alumnae Association, circa 1981
10
43
Outreach and Enrollment Plan, 1980-1981
10
44
Performance Art Program, 1979-1981
10
45
Performance Art Program, 1980-1981
10
46
Performance Art Program, 1981
10
47
Personnel Policies, 1979-1980
10
48
Prado, Holly, 1977-1978
10
49
Press Releases, 1985-1987
10
50
Procedures, 1981
10
51
Program Evaluation, 1986-1989
10
52
Program Development, 1979-1980
10
53
Program Development, 1980-1981
10
54
Program Development, 1980-1981
10
55
Programs, 1981
10
56
Programs, 1986
10
57
Questionnaire Templates, circa 1980
10
58
Salon Series, 1985-1986
10
59
Salon Series, Correspondence, 1985-1986
10
60
Scholarship, 1981
10
61
Summer Art Program, 1978
10
62
Summer Art Program, 1978
10
63
Summer Art Program, 1979
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1
Summer Art Program, 1981
11
2
Summer Art Program, Evaluations, 1979
11
3
Summer Art Programs, Teacher Applications, 1979
11
4
Survey, circa 1979-1980
11
5
Teacher Contracts, circa 1983-1985
11
6
Teacher Contracts, circa 1983-1985
11
7
Teacher Contracts, 1986-1987
11
8
Teacher Skills Checklist, 1980-1981
11
9
Timelines, 1981
11
10
Variations of the Goddess, 1986-1987
11
11
Visual Arts Program, 1979
11
12
"The Way We Look, the Way We See: Art Criticism for Women in the '90s" Conference, 1988
11
13
The Way We Look, the Way We See: Proceedings of the 1988 Conference, 1988
11
14
The Way We Look, the Way We See: Proceedings of the 1988 Conference, 1988
11
15
"West Coast Women's Salon,", 1985
11
16
Women's Video Access Course, 1987
11
17
Workshop, Collage with Deborah Lawrence, 1988-1989
11
18
Workshop, Fetish Making and Effigy Figures with Rosalie Friis-Ross, 1987
11
19
Workshop, Journalkeeping with Kay Hagen, 1989-1990
11
20
Workshop, "Masking/Unmasking War" with Rosalie Ortega, 1985
11
21
Workshop "No Limits" with Betsy Damon, 1991
11
22
Workshop, Susan B. Anthony Birthday Celebration and Organizaing Workshop, 1978
11
23
Workshop, Unlearning Racism with Ricky Sherover-Marcuse, 1985
11
24
Workshop Evaluations, Printmaking with Patty Sue Jones, 1988-1989
11
25
Workshop Evaluations, Collage with Deborah Lawrence, 1988-1989
11
26
Workshop Evaluations, Collage with Deborah Lawrence, 1988-1989
11
27
Workshop Evaluations, Collage, 1988-1989
11
28
Workshops, 1989
11
29
Writers Program, 1978-1980
11
30
Writers Workshops, 1979
11
31
2.2: Feminist Studio Workshop, 1971-1982
The Feminist Studio Workshop provided a two-year program for women interested in fully developing their artistic talent. This subseries contains material related to the Workshop education programs. Included herein are administrative notebooks, class schedules, course evaluations, curriculums, scholarship program information, and documentation of the planning and organization of the Feminist Studio Workshop programs. There is also some student correspondence.
Description Container
Administrative Notebook, 1975-1976
11
32
Administrative Notebook, 1976-1977
11
33
Administrative Notebook, 1977-1978
11
34
Articles, circa 1978-1980
11
35
Brochure - Draft, 1978
11
36
California School of Arts, Class Evaluations, 1971
11
37
California School of Arts, Class Evaluations, 1971
11
38
California School of Arts, Class Evaluations, 1971
11
39
California School of Arts, Class Evaluations, 1971
11
40
Center for Feminist Art Historical Studies, 1974
11
41
Class Schedules, 1980-1981
11
42
Core Document, 1979-1980
11
43
Correspondence (includes student letters), 1974-1976
11
44
Correspondence (includes student letters), circa 1977-1978
11
45
Correspondence (includes student letters), circa 1979-1981
11
46
Correspondence with Sheila de Bretteville, 1980
11
47
Creative Journal Writing Class, 1980
11
48
Curriculum, 1976-1980
11
49
Curriculum, 1980-1981
11
50
Degree Information, 1977-1979
11
51
Faculty Goals and Skills, 1980
11
52
Final Evaluations, 1979-1980
11
53
First Newsletter, 1974
11
54
Ground Rules, Signed, 1979-1980
11
55
Material for Catalog and Brochure, circa 1976-1978
12
1
New Moves Scholarship Program, 1978-1979
12
2
New Moves Scholarship Program, 1979-1980
12
3
New Moves Scholarship Program, 1980-1981
12
4
New Moves Scholarship Program, 1981
12
5
New Moves Scholarship Program, 1982
12
6
New Moves Scholarship Program Applications, 1980
12
7
New Moves Scholarship Program Applications, 1982
12
8
New Moves Scholarship Program Applications, 1982
12
9
New Moves Scholarship Program Applications, 1982
12
10
New Moves Scholarship Program, Planning Meeting, 1982
12
11
Organizational Committee, 1978-1979
12
12
Orientation, 1978
12
13
Orientation, 1981
12
14
Outreach, circa 1975-1978
12
15
Planning, circa 1977-1980
12
16
Planning, circa 1977-1980
12
17
Pragmatic Nurturer, 1981
12
18
Publicity, 1975-1981
12
19
Recruitmant and Class Schedule, 1980-1981
12
20
Recruitment Questionnaire, 1979-1980
12
21
Recruitment Questionnaire, Completed, 1979-1980
12
22
Strategies to Meet Budget Deficit, 1980-1981
12
23
Structure and Program, 1978-1980
12
24
Student Correspondence - A-J, 1974-1976
12
25
Student Correspondence - L-M, 1974-1976
12
26
Student Correspondence - N-R, 1974-1976
12
27
Student Correspondence - S-T, 1974-1976
12
28
Student Correspondence - U-Z, 1974-1976
12
29
Student Exhibit, 1978-1979
12
30
Student Writings, circa 1976-1980
12
31
Testimonial Packet, 1978
12
32
Tuition, 1979
12
33
Unidentified Manuscript, circa 1972-1980
12
34
Unidentified Manuscript, circa 1972-1980
12
35
Unidentified Manuscript, circa 1972-1980
12
36
Video Class, 1976-1977
12
37
Visual Arts Class, 1980
12
38
Women's Work, Writings from the Workshop, 1974
12
39
Writers' Program, 1978-1980
12
40
Writings about the Workshop, circa 1979-1980
12
41
2.3: Extension Program, 1975-1981
The Extension Program offered a broad range of classes, specifically oriented to working women interested in art and art vocations. This subseries mostly consists of course descriptions and proposals, along with limited correspondence, surveys, and printed material such as flyers, brochures, and press releases.
Description Container
Brochure Drafts, circa 1980
12
42
Correspondence, 1980-1981
12
43
Correspondence with Teachers, 1975-1978
12
44
Course Descriptions - Fall, 1978
12
45
Course Descriptions - Fall, 1980
12
46
Course Descriptions - Winter, 1981
12
47
Course Descriptions - Winter, 1981
12
48
Course Descriptions - Spring, 1981
12
49
Course Proposals, 1977
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Course Proposals, 1978
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2
Course Proposals, 1978, Spring
13
3
Course Proposals, 1978, Summer
13
4
Course Proposals, 1979, Winter
13
5
Course Proposals, 1979, Summer
13
6
Course Proposals, 1979, Fall
13
7
Course Proposals, 1979-1980
13
8
Course Proposals, 1981, Winter
13
9
Course Proposals, 1981, Spring
13
10
Course Schedules, 1978
13
11
Course Schedules, 1981
13
12
Course Syllabus, 1981
13
13
Creating the Film Sappho, circa 1980
13
14
Demographic Data for FIPSE Grant, circa 1980
13
15
Faculty, 1981
13
16
Flyers and Brochures, 1975-1976
13
17
Flyers and Brochures, 1977-1980
13
18
Forms, circa 1980
13
19
Form Letters for Teachers, 1977-1978
13
20
Goal Attainment Scales, Fall 1980
13
21
Goal Attainment Scales, Winter 1981
13
22
Goal Attainment Scales, Spring 1981
13
23
Open House, circa 1980
13
24
Press Releases, 1978
13
25
Publicity, 1981
13
26
Skills Check List, 1980-1981
13
27
Statistics, 1976-1977
13
28
Survey, circa 1977
13
29
Survey, circa 1977
13
30
Women Writers in Their Homes, 1978
13
31
2.4: Slide Library, 1975-1990
This subseries documents the establishment and administration of the slide library, which tracked in part information about the artists connected to the Woman's Building. Included herein are artist resumes, statements, slides of art, registries of artists and slides, printed material, and correspondence.
Description Container
Artist List, 1989
13
32
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
33
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
34
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
35
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
36
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
37
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
38
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
39
Artist Resumes, 1987-1988
13
40
Book Artists, circa 1987
13
41
Correspondence, 1976-1979
13
42
Correspondence, 1981-1982
13
43
Correspondence, 1984-1985
13
44
Correspondence, December 1986-1987
13
45
Correspondence, 1988
13
46
Exhibition Slides, circa 1982-1984
13
47
Funding Opportunities, 1982
13
48
Grants, 1975-1976
13
49
Great American Lesbian Art Show (GALAS), 1980
13
50
National Endowment for the Arts Grant, 1981-1982
13
51
Publicity and Outreach, 1987-1990
13
52
Slide and Video Rental Information, circa 1987
13
53
Slide Catalog, circa 1988-1990
13
54
Slide Lecture and Lists, 1978-1988
13
55
Slide Registry, circa 1987-1988
13
56
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
1
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
2
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
3
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
4
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
5
Slide Submissions, 1988-1990
14
6
Slides from Anne Gaudlin's Slide Sets, 1975-1987
14
7
Woman's Building Slide Show Script, 1987
14
8
Women Artists of Color, circa 1984
14
9
2.5: Los Angeles Women's Video Center, 1975-1981
The Los Angeles Women's Video Center was founded in 1976 to feature women's artwork and performances, teach women skills for working with video, and producing videos, documentaries, and films. This subseries includes documents on the establishment and administration of the Video Center in the form of correspondence, equipment information, funding, publicity and project planning.
Description Container
About Ourselves, By Ourselves, 1976-1978
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10
Andreae Gift, 1980
14
11
Articles, 1980
14
12
Broadcast Information, 1978
14
13
Brochure, 1981
14
14
Business Plan, 1979
14
15
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Funding, 1978
14
16
Correspondence, 1976-1979
14
17
Correspondence, 1980-1981
14
18
"Cowgirls,", circa 1979
14
19
Directors' Biographies, circa 1980
14
20
"Equal Time in Equal Space,", circa 1979
14
21
Equipment Contracts, 1979
14
22
Equipment Cooperative, 1978
14
23
Feminist Media Program, circa 1979
14
24
Finances, 1975-1981
14
25
Foreman, Laura, 1981
14
26
Funding Sources, 1978
14
27
Garden Theatre Festival, 1977-1978
14
28
Garden Theatre Festival - Interview with Jerry Langer and Warren Christensen, 1977-1978
14
29
Grants, 1980
14
30
History, 1977-1981
14
31
"In Mourning and Rage,", 1979
14
32
Legal Issues and Contracts, 1978
14
33
Lesbian Tapes Project, 1978
14
34
Meeting Minutes, 1981
14
35
National Federation of Local Cable Programmers, 1979
14
36
Press Packet Material, 1979-1981
14
37
Program Planning, 1981
14
38
Projects, 1976-1978
14
39
Publicity, 1976-1977
14
40
Questionnaire, 1981
14
41
"Record Companies Drag Their Feet,", 1979
14
42
Russell, Philip, 1977-1979
14
43
"Seven (7) Evening of Video By Women,", 1977
14
44
"Single Mothers" Brochure, 1979
14
45
Social Art Flyer and Brochure, circa 1979
14
46
Social Art Tapes, circa 1979
14
47
Tour of Video Tapes, 1979-1980
14
48
Video Accessibility Project, 1981
14
49
Video Artist in Residency Grant, 1981
14
50
Video Production Grant, 1980
14
51
The Video Project, 1978
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52
The Video Project Notebook, circa 1977
14
53
The Video Project Notebook, circa 1977
14
54
The Video Project, Packets for TV Stations, 1978-1979
14
55
The Video Project, "Speak Out" Correspondence, 1979
14
56
"The Waitresses,", 1978
14
57
Woman's Building Anniversary Party, Women's Video Extravaganza, 1978
14
58
Women's Video, 1976
14
59
Workshop with Haline Paul, 1981
14
60

Series 3: Gallery Programs , 1973-1991
5.6 Linear feet
Box 14-20

This series documents the individual visual, performance, literary, and video arts events and exhibitions shown at the Woman's Building. Each event or artist file typically contains correspondence, proposal, artist biography, and publicity material related to the program. The administrative files include comprehensive program development files, financial records, gallery reviews, and surveys.
The Gallery Programs are arranged into five subseries:
  • 3.1: Administrative, 1973-1991
  • 3.2: Exhibitions, 1974-1991
  • 3.3: Performance Art, 1977-1990
  • 3.4: Literary Arts, 1977-1991
  • 3.5: Film and Video, 1975-1991
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Materials which have not been digitized include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages digitized.
3.1: Administrative, 1973-1991
This subseries consists of administrative records for the Woman's Building gallery programs. The administrative files include comprehensive program development files, financial records, gallery reviews, and surveys.
Description Container
Ariadne: A Social Art Network, 1977-1978
14
61
Ariadne: A Social Art Network, 1977-1978
14
62
"Art at the Woman's Building" Statements, 1975-1979
14
63
Art SceneAdvertisements, 1986-1990
14
64
Artist's Gallery Proposals, circa 1983
14
65
Artist's Gallery Proposals, circa 1983
14
66
Artist's Surveys, 1987
14
67
Black History Month - Varnette Honeywood, Ruth Waddy, Nathalie Forrest, Doris Davenport, Carroll Parrott Blue, and Barbara McCullough, 1980-1981
15
1
Black History Month, 1985
15
2
Cable Show Programming, 1987-1989
15
3
Calendar, 1987
15
4
Commission Art Exhibition Committee, 1990
15
5
Community Galleries, 1973-1979
15
6
Correspondence, 1980-1982, 1985-1987
15
7
Correspondence, 1988-1990
15
8
Correspondence - Kathy Clark, Artistic Director, 1990-1991
15
9
Correspondence - Thank You Notes, circa 1987
15
10
Exhibition Calendar, 1985-1987
15
11
Fringe Festival, 1987
15
12
Gallery and Performance Committees, 1985-1987
15
13
Gallery Programs Survey, 1985
15
14
Gallery Programs Survey, 1985
15
15
Gallery Programs Survey, 1985
15
16
Gallery Programs Survey, 1985
15
17
Gallery Programs Survey, 1985
15
18
Gallery Programs Survey Summaries, 1985
15
19
Gallery Objectives, circa 1986
15
20
Gallery Reviews, 1976-1979
15
21
Gallery Schedule, 1977-1979, 1988-1991
15
22
Great American Lesbian Art Show (GALAS), 1980
15
23
Guest Register, 1979-1984
15
24
Insurance, 1985-1988
15
25
Insurance, The Art Museum Association, 1976-1977, 1983-1984
15
26
Inventory Forms, Completed, 1974-1978
15
27
Lesbian Art Project, 1978-1980
15
28
Loan Agreements and Contracts, 1986
15
29
Open Wall Gallery, 1979
15
30
Open Wall Gallery, 1979
15
31
Open Wall Gallery - Artist's Contracts, 1979
15
32
Performance and Conference Series, 1974-1975
15
33
Proposal Rejections, 1983-1984
15
34
Publicity, circa 1976
15
35
Rental Gallery, 1976-1979
15
36
Requests to Perform at the Woman's Building, 1977
15
37
Restructuring, 1987-1988
15
38
Sample Letters and Forms, 1986-1988
15
39
"These Boots Were Made for Walking" Farewell Party for Cheri Gaulke, 1990
15
40
Traveling Exhibitions, 1979-1980
15
41
Traveling Exhibitions, 1981-1983
15
42
Woman's Community Gallery, circa 1975
15
43
Women's Art Exhibit in City Hall Rotunda, 1986
15
44
Women's Art Exhibit in City Hall Rotunda, 1987
15
45
Women's Art Exhibit in City Hall Rotunda, 1987
15
46
Women's Art Exhibit in City Hall Rotunda, 1988
15
47
Women's Art Exhibit in City Hall Rotunda, 1989
15
48
3.2: Exhibitions, 1974-1991
This subseries consists of exhibition files for group and solo shows at the Woman's Building. Most of the files include correspondence, exhibition proposals, artist biographies and statements, as well as printed material such as exhibition catalogs, announcements, and brochures. Some folders may also include photographs of artwork and installations.
Description Container
"Ageless" with Suzanne Lacy, Jerry Allyn, Mihoko Yamagata, Janice DeLoof, Phora Gerdes, Louise Rothman, and Tressa Prisbey, 1989-1990
16
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"Ageless" with Suzanne Lacy, Jerry Allyn, Mihoko Yamagata, Janice DeLoof, Phora Gerdes, Louise Rothman, and Tressa Prisbey, 1989-1990
16
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"Ageless" with Suzanne Lacy, Jerry Allyn, Mihoko Yamagata, Janice DeLoof, Phora Gerdes, Louise Rothman, and Tressa Prisbey, 1989-1990
16
3
Alt, Marlene, 1984
16
4
"Anatomy of Worship" by Deborah Kruger and Cheri Gaulke, 1985
16
5
"Artist as Shaman", 1984-1985
16
6
"Artist as Shaman," Artists' Biographies, 1984-1985
16
7
Artists Contributing to the Solution (ACTS), 1990-1991
16
8
Artists Contributing to the Solution (ACTS), 1990-1991
16
9
Basket Exhibit, Pat Hickman and Lillian Elliott, 1986
16
10
"The Beastiary", 1988
16
11
"Bedtime Stories: A Multi-Media Installation" by Anna Homler and Joyce Wexler-Ballard, circa 1986-1987
16
12
"Beyond the Feminity of Eileen Gray", 1975
16
13
Billboard Project, 1977-1978
16
14
"Break the Silence: Finding Our Voices", 1985
16
15
"Broken Heart Art", 1987
16
16
"Broken Heart Art" Loan Agreements, 1987
16
17
"The Bus Poster Project,", 1988-1989
16
18
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1986
16
19
"Contemporary Women Artists", 1986
16
20
"Cross Pollination", 1986-1987
16
21
"Cross Pollination", 1986-1987
16
22
"Cross Pollination" Artists' Information, 1986
16
23
"Cross Pollination" Poster Distribution, 1986-1987
16
24
"Cross Pollination" Poster Distribution, 1986-1987
16
25
"Crossing Cultural Boundaries", 1989
16
26
"Crossing Cultural Boundaries", 1989
16
27
"Crossing Cultural Boundaries", 1989
16
28
"Current Wave: An International Exhibition of Women's Posters", 1984
16
29
"The Day of the Dead", 1990
16
30
"The Day of the Dead", 1990
16
31
"A Day Without Art", 1989
16
32
Demanche, Michel, 1986
16
33
"Earth Vision/Human Scale" with Dinah Berland, Vida, Laurie Brown, and Marilyn Bridges, 1987
16
34
"East Meets West" with Mineko Grimmer and Hilary Baker, 1990
16
35
"Family Album", 1986
17
1
"Family Album" Finances, 1986
17
2
Ficara, Robin, 1986
17
3
"Food is Art/Art is Food", 1987
17
4
Frese, Lynda, 1984
17
5
"From History to Action: An Exhibition in Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Woman's Building", 1984
17
6
"From History to Action: An Exhibition in Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Woman's Building", 1984
17
7
Gamboa, Diane, 1990
17
8
Gentlemen's Choice, 1986
17
9
Gentlemen's Choice, 1986
17
10
"Gentlemen's Choice" Typesetting, 1986
17
11
Giordano, JoAnn, 1985
17
12
Glass Show, 1984-1985
17
13
Goldman, Laurie, 1984
17
14
"Guilding the Building", 1990
17
15
"Guilding the Building", 1990
17
16
"Having Our Cake" - 15th Anniversary Birthday Cake, 1988
17
17
"Having Our Cake" - 15th Anniversary Birthday Cake, 1988
17
18
Hendrick, Rebecca, 1984
17
19
Hildebrand, Kari, 1984
17
20
Hoge, Virginia, 1986
17
21
"Holiday Party", 1988-1989
17
22
"Holiday Party", 1988-1989
17
23
"Image and Text", 1987-1988
17
24
"Image and Text", 1987-1988
17
25
"Inside/Outside", 1978
17
26
Khmer/Cambodian Exhibitions, 1986-1987
17
27
Korean Women Artists, 1984
17
28
Kruger, Barbara, 1985
17
29
Kusama, Yayoi, 1985
17
30
"The Last Lunch" by Ellen Lampert, 1985
17
31
Lawrence, Deborah, 1988
17
32
Larrari, Margaret, 1991
17
33
"Lesbian Fantasies" by Nancy Fried, 1977
17
34
"Letter Forms" by Gilan Hirsch, Anna Homler, and Devorah Jackson, 1988-1989
17
35
Liu, Hung, 1989-1990
17
36
Maurer, Laura, 1984-1985
17
37
Mazer, June L., 1989-1990
17
38
Membership Exhibition for 15th Anniversary of Woman's Building, 1988
17
39
Membership Exhibition for 15th Anniversary of Woman's Building, 1988
17
40
Millett, Kate, 1978
17
41
Murdock, Maureen, 1986
17
42
"Naked Ladies" by Kate Millett, 1977
17
43
Native American Show, 1974
17
44
Open Wall Prints and Drawings Show, 1974
17
45
"The Postcard Project: Celebrating our Heroines,", 1985-1989
17
46
"Postcards by Women", 1983
17
47
Prier, Carol Molly, 1984
17
48
"Public/Private Herstory" with Portland McCormick, Cat Ashworth, Susan Kerr, and Dianne Malley, 1990
17
49
"Quest for Balance" by Marsia Alexander, Barbara Magnus, and Echiko Ohira, 1987
17
50
"Reading the Personal", 1989
17
51
"Reflections on Survival", 1987
17
52
"Reflections on Survival", 1987
17
53
"Reflections on Survival", 1987
17
54
Roberts, Gail, 1984
18
1
Robinson, Aminah, 1988
18
2
Rosenblum, Nancy, 1984
18
3
Saar, Betye, circa 1979
18
4
"Santa Barbara Artists", 1990
18
5
"Santa Barbara Artists", 1990
18
6
Siskin, Sharon, 1984
18
7
Small, Deborah, circa 1987
18
8
"Sounding Patterns", 1989
18
9
"Spirit Guides", 1988
18
10
"Spirit Guides" - Thank yous to Artists, 1988-1989
18
11
"Sums of the Parts", 1981
18
12
Swirnoff, Lois, 1984
18
13
"Taking Liberties", 1990
18
14
"Textiles as Texts: Arts Among Hmong Women from Laos", 1986-1987
18
15
"Textiles as Texts: Arts Among Hmong Women from Laos", 1986-1987
18
16
Thomas, Morgan, circa 1983
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17
"Through Darkness to Light", 1985-1986
18
18
"Through the Looking Glass", 1990
18
19
"Toys in Babeland", 1989
18
20
"Toys in Babeland", 1989
18
21
"Toys in Babeland," Artist Information, 1989
18
22
"Toys in Babeland," Artist Information, 1989
18
23
"Until That Last Breath: Women with AIDS", 1988-1989
18
24
"Until That Last Breath: Women with AIDS", 1988-1989
18
25
"Until That Last Breath: Women with AIDS", 1988-1989
18
26
"Until That Last Breath: Women with AIDS", 1988-1989
18
27
"Until That Last Breath: Women with AIDS," Contributions, 1988-1989
18
28
Valentine's Show, circa 1985
18
29
Van Syoc, Jere, 1984
18
30
"Visionary Landscapes,", 1987
18
31
"Visionary Landscapes," Loan Agreements, 1987
18
32
"Viva la Vida: An Homage to Frida Kahlo,", 1987
18
33
"Ways with Wood,", 1988
18
34
"What is Feminist Art,", 1976-1977
18
35
"When Beauty is Enough" by Ann Page and Phyllis S. Muldavin, 1986
18
36
Wilson, Millie, 1990-1991
18
37
Women of Chouinard, circa 1974
18
38
"Women Photographers in America,", 1985
18
39
Women's Caucus Show, 1983-1985
18
40
"Women in American Architecture: An Historic and Contemporary Perspective,", 1977-1978
18
41
"Women in American Architecture: An Historic and Contemporary Perspective," Correspondence (A-G), 1977-1978
18
42
"Women in American Architecture: An Historic and Contemporary Perspective," Correspondence (H-R), 1977-1978
18
43
"Women in American Architecture: An Historic and Contemporary Perspective," Correspondence (S-Y), 1977-1978
18
44
"Women in American Architecture: An Historic and Contemporary Perspective," Finances, 1977-1978
18
45
3.3: Performance Art, 1977-1990
This subseries consists of information about performance art at the Woman's Building as well as by Woman's Building artists at other venues. Some of the materials are on individual artists whereas other materials are about performances and events. The files may include correspondence, artist biographies and statements, photographs, and printed material.
Description Container
Anderson, Jamie, 1990
19
1
"Artists Choose Artists", 1985
19
2
"Bedroom Stories" by Anna Homler and Joyce Wexler-Ballard, 1984-1985
19
3
Bienvenue, Marcella, 1990-1991
19
4
"Bleeding Rose" by Henry Hoffman, 1977
19
5
"Comedy Night", 1987
19
6
"Confess to the Powers That Be" by Marla Myers, 1977
19
7
"Danceworks" by Gilberte Meunier, 1984
19
8
"Femina: An Intraspace Voyage", 1978
19
9
Forti, Simone, 1987
19
10
"Funk Lessons" with Adrian Piper, 1984
19
11
Gorman-Jacobs, Judy, 1987
19
12
Hassinger, Maren, 1984
19
13
Higby, Sha Sha, 1988-1990
19
14
International Women's Day, 1990
19
15
"Love Novellas" by Jerri Allyn, 1984
19
16
Maguire, Terrill, 1977
19
17
Manley, Beatrice, 1977
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18
Mersky, Kres, 1977
19
19
Mother Art, Feminist Art Workers, and The Waitresses, circa 1978-1981
19
20
"Natural History: Telling More About the Unknown Animals" by Liebe Gray, 1987
19
21
Nemec, Vernita, 1984
19
22
"No Frills", 1986
19
23
"An Oral Herstory of Lesbianism", 1979
19
24
"An Oral Herstory of Lesbianism," Photographs, 1979
19
25
"Rime," A Poetry and Dance Company, 1986
19
26
Ringgold, Faith, 1987
19
27
Sun, May, 1984
19
28
"Tall Wheat" by Susan Banyas, 1984
19
29
"Trenzas: The Braids of Frida Kahlo", 1989
19
30
"The Waitresses", 1977-1984
19
31
"The Whale Concerts" by Liebe Gray, 1985
19
32
Wolf, Sara, 1989
19
33
"Me and My Shadow" by Terry Wolverton, 1984
19
34
Women's Coffeehouse Collective, 1977
19
35
"The Wonderful World of Betty" by Leslie Belt and Bia Lowe 1983
19
36
3.4: Literary Arts, 1977-1991
This subseries mostly consists of literary events at the Woman's Building along with some artist files. The files may include correspondence, artist biographies and statements, photographs, and printed material.
Description Container
Atwood, Margaret, 1978
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37
Bernikow, Louise, 1977
19
38
Braverman, Kate, 1978-1979
19
39
Coleman, Wanda, 1978-1979
19
40
Correspondence, 1977-1979
19
41
"Dark and Bright Fires", 1976
19
42
Exposures: Women and Their Art Book Signing, 1989
19
43
French, Marilyn, 1987
19
44
Griffin, Susan, 1979
19
45
"Inside Out" - A Multi-Cultural Performance of Dramatic Monologues, Poetry, and Fiction by Asian-American Women Writers, 1991
19
46
Lifson, Martha, 1978-1979
19
47
MacDonald, Barbara and Cynthia Rieh, 1986
19
48
Moore, Honor, 1978-1979
19
49
"Mosaic Voices: A Transcultural Series of Readings by Nationally Known and Local Writers", 1987
19
50
Parker, Pat, circa 1978-1979
19
51
Publicity, circa 1984
19
52
Readings, 1979
19
53
Rich, Adrienne and Mary Daly, 1979
19
54
Sarton, May, 1986-1987
19
55
"Spoken Word" by Linda J. Albertano, 1986
19
56
"Taking Risks" with Judith McDaniel, 1988
19
57
Women for All Seasons, Drafts, 1987-1988
19
58
Women for All Seasons, Drafts, 1987-1988
19
59
Women for All Seasons, Final Copy, 1987-1988
19
60
Women for All Seasons, Production, 1987-1988
19
61
Women for All Seasons, Production, 1987-1988
19
62
Women for All Seasons, Writer Entries, 1987-1988
19
63
Women for All Seasons, Writer Entries, 1987-1988
19
64
Women Writers Series, 1980, 1983, 1985
19
65
Women Writers Series, 1980, 1983, 1985
19
66
"Women's Spirit" Reading, 1979
19
67
3.5: Film and Video, 1975-1991
This subseries mostly consists of film screenings at the Woman's Building. The files are on the organization, fundraising, and publicity for the film and video events and programs.
Description Container
"The Bell Jar," Event Publicity, 1979
19
68
"The Bell Jar," Film Industry Publicity, 1979
19
69
"The Bell Jar," Fundraising, 1979
19
70
"The Bell Jar," Fundraising, 1979
20
1
"The Bell Jar," Photographs, 1979
20
2
Cate Video Project, circa 1978
20
3
"Committed" with Sheila McLaughlin, 1984
20
4
"Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti" by Maya Deren, 1984
20
5
"An Evening of Lesbian Films" with Barbara Hammer, 1984
20
6
"Eyes on Art,", 1989
20
7
"Eyes on Art" Budget, 1989
20
8
"Eyes on Art" Proposals, 1989
20
9
"Friday the 13th Video Night,", 1987
20
10
"The Incredible Shrinking Woman,", 1981
20
11
"I've Heard the Mermaids Singing,", 1988
20
12
Incest Awareness Project, 1979-1980
20
13
Incest Awareness Project, 1979-1980
20
14
Iris Films, 1975
20
15
LA Freewaves Event with Shu Lea Chang, Graham Dent, Melissa Chang, and Valerie Soe, 1991
20
16
Light, Allie, 1984
20
17
Los Angeles Women's Video Festival, 1986
20
18
Los Angeles Women's Video Festival, 1986
20
19
"The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo,", 1985
20
20
"Noonlight" by Kayt Schneider, 1989
20
21
Performance Artists Make Videos, 1987
20
22
"Putting Our Hands to Other Labor: The Women's Art Movement in Southern California,", 1986
20
23
"Quilts and Women's Lives" by Pat Ferrero, 1981
20
24
"Video Mosaic" with Alile Larkin, Su-Chen Hung, Melody Ramirez, and Valerie Soe, 1987
20
25
Video Proposals, 1985
20
26
Walsh, Alida, 1978
20
27

Series 4: Women's Graphic Center , circa 1976-1989
5.6 Linear feet
Box 20-23, 32, OV 33-50

The Women's Graphic Center series document the business activities related to the operation of the Center, including customer contracts and bids, finances, and strategic planning. The series also includes documentation on the typesetting and graphic design classes offered by the Center staff. The artist's and general projects files contain examples of art and printing work done at the Center by staff, students or outside artists. Files are arranged alphabetically within each subseries.
The Women's Graphic Center files are arranged into 3 subseries:
  • 4.1: Administrative Files, circa 1979-1988
  • 4.2: Artist's Print Projects, circa 1976-1989
  • 4.3: General Projects, circa 1976-1989
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Materials which have not been digitized include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, books, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages digitized.
4.1: Administrative Files, circa 1979-1988
The Women's Graphic Center was a workshop program and studio facility run by the Woman's Building. This subseries documents the day-to-day administration of the Center. The subseries includes bids and contracts, budget records, consignment agreements, reports, memos, work schedules, and workshop surveys.
Description Container
Bids and Contracts, A-B, 1987
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28
Bids and Contracts, C, 1987
20
29
Bids and Contracts, D-F, 1987
20
30
Bids and Contracts, G-I, 1987
20
31
Bids and Contracts, J-L, 1987