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Carmen Vázquez is an activist and movement leader in causes ranging from immigrant rights to lesbian health. The Carmen Vázquez papers document Vázquez’s activism for gay, lesbian, bi and transgender rights, and include materials pertaining to gay and lesbian health issues, as well as Vázquez's interest and involvement in broader issues of race and class.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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17 objects found in collection
Carmen Vázquez papers

Diana Davies became a photojournalist in the 1960s and was one of the principal documentarians of the second-wave women's movement in the United States. She photographed events of the civil rights, peace, labor, and welfare rights movements and the individuals and groups engaged in these movements, as well as artists, celebrities, and politicians. The Diana Davies papers are comprised of her photographs, biographical and published materials.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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12 objects found in collection
Diana Davies papers

The Helle collection of Plath family photographs was assembled by June Johnson Helle with additions from her mother, Martha Plath Johnson, and her aunt, Frieda Plath Heinrichs, who were sisters of Otto Emil Plath. The collection is comprised of photographs of Otto Emil Plath and his siblings, as well as his wife, Aurelia Schober Plath; their two children, Warren and Sylvia Plath; and their Schober relatives.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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58 objects found in collection
Helle collection of Plath family photographs

Katsi Cook is a member of the Wolf Clan of the Mohawk tribe. She participates in national and international women’s health movements and monitors indigenous rights in the drafting of midwifery legislation. The Katsi Cook papers are comprised of materials about Cook and her midwifery and women's health practice in the Akwesasne Mohawk community on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in northern New York State and on the adjacent Akwesasne reserve in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. They also contain materials about Cook's activism related to environmental contamination and human health, as well as indigenous rights and environmental justice.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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10 objects found in collection
Katsi Cook papers

Loretta Ross is a reproductive rights advocate, civil rights and women’s health activist, and feminist. The Loretta Ross papers are comprised of materials related to her activism for reproductive justice, rights for women of color, anti-violence, and international human rights, as well as files from the organizations with which she has actively participated. The collection also contains materials related to the topics of black women’s health, women’s health, abortion, teenage pregnancy, housing, as well as others.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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26 objects found in collection
Loretta J. Ross papers

Nkenge Touré is a political and civil rights activist, health reformer, and feminist, who has written and presented extensively with regard to rights and justice for women of color. The Nkenge Touré papers are comprised of materials pertaining to Touré’s activism in health reform, civil and political rights for African American women, and her professional and public life.

Collections in Compass are comprised of digitized or born-digital materials and, therefore, may not represent the whole of a collection. If you are interested in materials that may not yet be digitized or made available on Compass, check out the finding aid or contact us.

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24 objects found in collection
Nkenge Touré papers

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