Social Reform and Advocacy

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"Should Woman Vote?," by Harry M. Showalter
May 1904

Harry M. Showalter writes this essay, entitled "Should Woman Vote?," as a student at Dickinson in May 1904. Showalter is a member of the Class of 1904.

Location: Essays-General-1904-S559s

Subject: Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

Woman’s Christian Temperance Union program
1907

This Woman’s Christian Temperance Union program from Mt. Vernon, Illinois contains psalms, a schedule of meetings, and a roster of the organization's officers and members.

Location: MC 2013.3, B6, F26

Subject: Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"The Civic Movement Among Women," by Alice M. Clarkson
1908

Alice May Clarkson writes this essay, entitled "The Civic Movement Among Women," as a student at Dickinson. Clarkson is a member of the Class of 1908.

Location: Essays-General-1908-C613c

Subject: Education, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Woman and the Home,” by Ella P. Davis
1909

Ella P. Davis writes this essay, entitled "Woman and the Home," as a student at Dickinson. Davis is a member of the Class of 1909.

Location: Essays-General-1909-D261w

Subject: Education, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

Independent Theosophical League pamphlet
October 1909

The Independent Theosophical League creates this pamphlet to outline policies and positions as well as discuss the reasons to form of an Independent Section of the Theosophical League. Those individuals involved with creating this pamphlet include Upendra Nath Basu, Bertram Keightley, B. K....

Project Africa
Summer 1968

A program for Project Africa, an organization that provides vital experience living and working with African counterparts in an African nation. This program promotes various activities associated with the program, such as discussions concerning the dynamics of continental Africa with students...

"Moncure Conway and German Philosophy," by Loyd D. Easton
April 24, 1969

Typescript of "Moncure Conway and German Philosophy," a speech given by Loyd D. Easton of Ohio Wesleyan University for the Boyd Lee Spahr Lecture at Dickinson College on April 24, 1969.

Location: I-Original-1969-1

Subject: Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1960-1979

Black Arts Festival 1973
March 29-April 1, 1973

This flier for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' "A Black Arts Festival" announces the festival's schedule, which includes film screenings and a lecture by Jeffrey Holder. 

Dickinson Woman's Newsletter (Fall 1973)
Fall 1973

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs and provides details on upcoming events, including Dr. Barbara Varchol’s talk on human sexuality and a workshop on career exploration. 

Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Jan. 1974)
January 1974

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "W.O.W.EE: What Do After Graduation," by Karen Kenahan and Karen Faulds.
  • Commentary on female ministers by...
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Apr. 1974)
April 1974

The Dickinson Women's Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Having Options as a Women: H. O. W?," by Pamelee McFarland. 
  • ...
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (May 1974)
May 1974

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Article on a panel hosted by the women's honorary society discussing women as leaders. ...
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (c.1975)
circa 1975

The Dickinson College Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Getting to Know: Pamelee McFarland," by Denise Grycky. 
  • ...
Black Arts Festival 1975
April 6-13, 1975

The 5th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "the Black Light of Truth,” as the schedule includes a film screening of Claudine, speeches from prominent figures in the African-...

Dickinson College Women's Newsletter (Oct. 1975)
October 1975

The Dickinson College Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Fact sheet on women’s healthcare. 
  • ...
Black Arts Festival: 360° of Blackness
March 9, 1976

This program is for “360° of Blackness,” a performance event by members of Dickinson College's Congress of African Students and members of the community, as part of the Sixth Annual Black Arts Festival.

Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Oct. 1976)
October 15, 1976

The Dickinson Women's Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "What's the Women's Resource Center?," by Margy Little.
  • "Getting to Know - [Campus Counselor] Diane Ronningen,"...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Oct. 1977)
October 11, 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Protecting Ourselves from Rape," by Jocelyn Daniels. 
  • Editorial on the purpose of the Women's Resource...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Nov. 1977)
November 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Sexuality and Creating an Awareness," by Gail Borjeson.
  • ...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Dec. 1977)
December 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Liberation: Woman's Struggle?," by Professor Chuck Barone. 
  • ...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Jan. 1978)
January 1978

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Campus Food Consciences" comments on a panel held to discuss improving the food...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Feb. 1978)
February 1978

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Outstanding Women in History: Susan B. Anthony," by Elizabeth Pincus.
  • "ERA - How Will It Effect Me?," by...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Mar. 1978)
March 1978

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Catherine Stimpson on Resistances to Women's Studies," by Susan Soutner.
  • "Victorian Women," by Elizabeth...
"Portrait in Blackness": Black Arts Festival 1978
April 3-9, 1978

The 8th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Portrait in Blackness,” as the schedule includes lectures on the “History of Blacks in American Films,” a dramatic interpretation and poetry...

Women's Resource Center Newsletter (May 1978)
May 1978

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Update on the status on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment....

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