M95-03 – WOMEN’S PROJECT COLLECTION

The Women’s Project was founded in 1980, as a grass roots organization intended to promote support for women’s issues in the state of Arkansas.  Originally called The Arkansas Women’s Training Project, it was operated under the direction of Suzanne Pharr.  The funding was issued from the Methodist Board of Global Ministries and focused on issues such as; abuse, rape, non-traditional employment, minority rights, and gay and lesbian rights.

Arrangement: This collection consists of organizational records, correspondence, staff notes, project materials, publications, and newsletters from 1980 through the early 1990’s.  It is of particular interest to those researching the women’s movement in Arkansas.  The collection is organized in five Series:

Series I – Administrative materials

Series II – Projects and programs

Series III– Publications (Transformation Newsletter)

Series IV– Suzanne Pharr materials

Series V – Photographs

When requesting materials, please specify collection number (M95-3), series number, box number, and the file number.

Tracings: Abortion Rights; Women’s Project; Arkansas Women’s Training Project; Domestic Violence; Gay Rights; Kerry Lobel; Lobel, Kerry; Pharr, Suzanne; Suzanne Pharr; Rape Prevention; Women’s Movement – Arkansas

 

Series I

Box 1

File 1 – History and Background, 1980

File 2 – Annual Reports and Goals

File 3 – Articles of Incorporation

File 4 – Board of Directors Matters

File 5 – Budgets: Women’s Project, 1986-1994

File 6 – Financial Records

File 7 – Staff Meeting Notes and Minutes

File 8 – Workplans, 1989

File 9 – Workplans, 1990

File 10- Workplans, undated

File 11-Correspondence, 1980-1989

File 12- Various Women’s Project Correspondence, 1990-1993

File 13- Women’s Project Correspondence, 1994-present

End of Box 1

 

Series I

Box 2

File 1 – Grants: Rockefeller, 1980-1983

File 2 – Grants: Rockefeller, 1984-1987

File 3 – Grants: ACTION, 1980

File 4 – Grants: ACTION, 1981-1982

File 5 – Grants: Board of Global Ministries

File 6 – Grants: Other

File 7 – Grant Proposal/General Operating Proposal, 1996

End of Box 2

 

Series I

Box 3

Item 1 – WP back up disk – Financial & Grants, 1988-1994

Item 2 – WP back up disk – Financial & Grants, 1990-1996

Item 3 – WP back up disk – Old Newsletters, 1994-1996

Item 4 – 3 disk – Kelly Henry’s Project

Item 5 – 3 disk – Kerry’s Stuff

Item 6 – Video – Black Women’s Conference, June 1-3, 1990

Item 7 – Video – Black Women’s Conference, June 1-3, 1990

File 8 – Video – Watchcare Network (No date)

File 9 – Video – Watchcare Network Conference, 1992

File 10- Video – Watchcare Network Conference, 1992

File 11- Video – African-American Women’s Picnic – So. Carolina, June 3-5, 1994

File 12- Video – Bamm Grantee Meeting – Waveland, Mississippi, July 19-20, 1996

File 13- Video – Lobbist Training, Dec. 14, 1996

File 14- Video – PDF – Little Rock, AR, Jan. 8, 2000 – A-Roll

File 15- Video – PDF – Little Rock, AR, Jan. 8 2000 – B-Roll

File 16- Video – Hate Free Arkansas – Jonesboro, AR, March 1, 2003

File 17- Video – Nova – PBS, 1985 – “SHOAH: Nazi Death Camp”

End of Box 3

End of Series I

 

Series II

Box 1

File 1 – Women’s Project Library

File 2 – Awards – Women’s Project, 1980’s-1990’s

File 3 – Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity, 1980’s

File 4 – Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity, 1990-95

File 5 – 1996 Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity

File 6 – 1997 Women’s Project Promotions and Publications

File 7 – 1998 Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity

File 8 – 1999 Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity

File 9 – Women’s Project Promotions and Publicity, 2000-2007

File 10- Battered Women

File 11- Coalition Against Violence, 1982-1983

File 12- Coalition Against Violence, 1984-1992

File 13- Coalition for Economic Development

File 14- Chicot County Women’s Coalition

File 15- Volunteer Opportunities and The Women’s Project

End of Box 1

 

Series II

Box 2

File 1 – Conference for Black Women

File 2 – African American Women Information

File 3 – Black History: Booklet #1: A Salute to Black Scientists and Inventors; Vol. II; Booklet #2: A Salute to Black Pioneers, Vol. III; Info Sheet: “No Limits For Black Women,” famous Black Women in History

File 4 – Racism

File 5 – Undoing Racism Information

File 6 – Film Series Committee Agenda, 10/28/93

File 7 – Reel Women Film Festival, 1991 & 1992

File 8 – Reel Women Film Fest, 1994

File 9 – Information Sheets: History and Role of Women in the Work World, Orientation

File 10- Women and World Projects

File 11- Resource Guides: How to find a job, how to build self esteem, overall how to become a better human being

File 12- Women’s Resource Manuals

File 13- Women’s Training/Non-Traditional Employment

File 14- Song: “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)

File 15- Miscellaneous Materials

End Box 2

 

Series II

Box 3

File 1 – Brochures and Directories

File 2 – Flyers and pamphlets, undated

File 3 – Community Media Organizing

File 4 – Newsletter: Access, Fall 1998

File 5 – Newspaper Articles and Other Important articles regarding Suzanne Pharr and The Women’s Project on scrapbook inserts, 1989-1998

File 6 – Newspaper Articles – Copies – Women’s Project, 1980’s-1990’s

File 7 – Newspaper Articles – originals regarding Suzanne Pharr and/or The Women’s Project 1980’s-1990’s

File 8 – News Releases, 1991-93 & 1999

File 9 – Newsletter – Velocity: Center for Artistic Revolution – Issue “006-Nov. 2005

File 10- Now Materials

File 11- Political

File 12- QURS – A Feminist Newspaper, 1980’s

File 13- Teenage Dating Violence

File 14- Incest and Child Abuse

File 15- Training Manual: Child Incest and Sexual Assault Prevention Project, January 1984

File 16- Training Manual, “Teen Incest and Sexual Assault Prevention Project,” March 1985

File 17- Arkansas Gay and Lesbian Task Force

File 18- Homophobia

File 19- Lesbian Battering and other Interests

File 20- “Lesbian Talk” Video

File 21- Same Sex Marriage

File 22- Foster Parent Policy – DHS, 1998-1999

File 23- Sodomy Law Repeal – Arkansas

File 24- Sodomy Law Repeal – Other States

File 25- CD-Slides on Sexually Transmitted Diseases by The Women’s Project

File 26- Aids Materials

End of Box 3

 

Series II

Box 4

File 1 – Women in Arkansas – Still Seeking the Land of Opportunity, 1995

File 2 – Poultry Workers Assistance

File 3 – Annual Open House – 1988, 1990, 1994, and 1996-1999

File 4 – Women Lawyers Group

File 5 – Women’s Legal Rights

File 6 – Casselberry – Dupree’ – Concert, Sept. 5, 1986

File 7 – Cultural Festival/10th Anniversary, 1991 Ark. Women’s Project, (1981-1991)

File 8 – 2nd Cultural Festival, June 27, 1992

File 9 – “Dinning Out For Life – To Support Services for People with Aids” 1991-92, 1993-94, 1995

File 10- Holiday Open House – 1987-‘89, 1992-98, ‘2000-01

File 11- Leadership Transition, July 20, 1991

File 12- Odetta – Concert, Sept. 7, 1996 – Sponsored by The Women’s Project 15th Year Celebration

File 13- Santa Paws Fundraiser, Nov. 18, 1989

File 14- Sweet Honey – Correspondence, 1981-1983

File 15- “Sweet Honey” Correspondence, 1985-1986

File 16- Sweet Honey – Correspondence, 1990-‘91

File 17- The Women’s Project 10th Anniversary, 1991

File 18- Women’s Project – Celebrating 15 Years of Working for Social Justice, 1981-1996

File 19- Women’s Project – 20th Anniversary 1981-2001 – June 9 Celebration

File 20- Women’s Project – 25th Year Anniversary 1981-2006, June 10, 2006

End of Box 4

 

Series II

Box 5

File 1 – Master list of names and addresses for the Women’s Project

File 2 – Spreadsheet: List of Shelters in Arkansas

File 3 – Rape materials

File 4 – Poverty

File 5 – News articles: Sexual Harassment

File 6 – Yearly Planner: Felicia Davidson, 1996

File 7 – Magazine cutouts: Promoting positive self esteem – These cutouts can show someone, how to dress for success and maintain a good positive outward appearance

File 8 – Legal Pads filled with notes of Women’s Project plans, meetings, and agendas, 1990’s

File 9 – Legal Pads filled with notes of Women’s Project plans, meetings, and agendas, 1990’s

File 10- Legal Pads filled with notes of Women’s Project plans, meetings, and agendas, 1990’s

File 11- Legal Pads filled with notes of Women’s Project plans, meetings, and agendas, 1990’s

File 12- Legal Pads filled with notes of Women’s Project plans, meetings, and agendas, 1990’s

File 13- Prison support materials

File 14- Women’s Center – A Comprehensive Substance Abuse Program for Pregnant Women,1992-‘93

File 15- Southern Organization Cooperative, 1998

End of Box 5

 

Series II

Box 6

File 1 – Watchcare History

File 2 – How To Watchcare

File 3 – Watchcare Community Education Presentations

File 4 – Watchcare Follow Up, 1996-1999

File 5 – Women’s Watchcare Network Conference, 1992

File 6 – Women Watch Care Network, 1989-1993

File 7 – Hate Groups in Arkansas

File 8 – Women’s Watchcare Network Library

File 9 – “Women’s Watchcare Network Volunteer Bulletin,” 1992-93

File 10- Women’s Watchcare Network – WWN, 1994-1996

File 11- Hate Groups in Arkansas – Presentation to the United Methodist Women North Arkansas Conference Oct. 20-22, 1995

File 12- How To Fight Hate Crimes, 1997

File 13- Hate Crimes: Black Church Burning

File 14- 2nd Annual March to Challenge Hate, 1998

File 15- Hate Crimes Summit I, Dec. 1996

File 16- Hate Crimes Summit II, May 21-23, 1998

File 17- Hate Crimes Summit III, March 25-26, 2000

End of Box 6

 

Series II

Box 7

File 1 – Arkansas Crime Information Center

File 2 – Police Training II, April 16, 1990

File 3 – Hate Crimes Bill, 1995

File 4 – Hate Crimes: Asian Americans, 1995

File 5 – National Anti-Violence Program = NAVP, 1995

File 6 – Regional Meeting, March 1997

File 7 – Hate Crime – Abuse and Disabilities, 1997

File 8 – Hate Crimes – Info General, 1995-‘98

File 9 – Hate Crimes Information, 1990-1998

File 10- “Not In Our Town” AETN Presentatio, 1995-’96 & 1996-‘97

File 11- Town Meeting on Hate Crimes

File 12- Hate Crimes – Policymakers’s Guide, 1997

File 13- National March of Solidarity to ‘Challenge Hate in America’

File 14- President Clinton – Hate Crimes, June 1997

File 15- White House Conference on Hate Crimes, Nov. 1997

File 16- Ford Foundation Response to Hate, 3/9/98

File 17- ClothesLine Project, 10/5/95

File 18- Disability Actions, 1996

File 19- Domestic Violence Awareness Month Meeting Minutes, Aug. 12, 1999

File 20- Information From – “Cause of Death”

File 21- Violence Against Women – Center For Women Policy Studies, 1991

File 22- Memorial Service, 1995

File 23- Statistics on Murdered Females, 1989-Current

File 24- 1994 Murders – Follow Up

File 25- Murder – Information Sheets

File 26- Newspaper Articles on Hate Crimes, 1994-1997

End of Box 7

 

Series II

Box 8

File 1 – Faxes sent in regard to Hate Free Arkansas, June 2000

File 2 – Hate Free Arkansas, 2000-2001

File 3 – “Hate Free Arkansas” Visits Fayetteville, Ark., Jan. 2001

File 4 – “Hate Free Arkansas” Visits Texarkana, Ark., Oct. 12, 2002

File 5 – “Hate Free Arkansas” Visits Helena, Ark., Jan. 20, 2003

File 6 – “Hate Free Arkansas” Visits Jonesboro, Ark., March 2003

File 7 – Ten Ways to Fight Hate A Company Response Guide

File 8 – Transformation “1999 Bias Violence in Arkansas”

File 9 – Transformation “Hate Free Arkansas Campaign” Vol. 16 Issue 2, Spring 2001

File 10- Victims of Hate Crimes: Newspaper Articles

File 11- Correspondence for Hate Free Arkansas, 1997-2001

File 12- “Hate Free Zone” T-Shirt Campaign, 1997

File 13- Planning Hate Free Arkansas, Nov. 1999- April 2000

File 14- Bearing Witness to Hatred: Traveling Exhibit Papers, 2000

End of Box 8

 

Series II

Box 9

File 1 – Arkansas Coalition Against Hate Crime, 2000-‘03

File 2 – Article – “Why We Need Hate – Crime Legislation in Arkansas by Attorney General Mark Pryor, 2001

File 3 – Book – Action Kit – “Fight The Right” March of Washington = A Project of the National/Gay & Lesbian Task Force, 1993

File 4 – Book “When Democracy Works” Resource Packet

File 5 – Book – When Hate Comes To Town by Center for Democratic Renewal, 2001-“02 Edition

File 6 – Demonstrations Protocol Examples

File 7 – Fight The Right

File 8 – Handouts and Information

File 9 – Promise Keepers – Organizations Against

File 10- Promise Keepers Organization

File 11-“Institute in Basic Life Principles” of Rev. Bill Gothard

File 12- Pastor W. N. Otwell

File 13- Religious Right in Arkansas

File 14- Teach-In on the Religious Right

End of Box 9

End of Series II

 

Series III

Box 1

All Transformation publications in this collection can be read here.

File 1 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1986

File 2 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1987

File 3 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1988

File 4 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1989

File 5 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1990

File 6 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1991

File 7 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1992

File 8 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1993

File 9 – Newsletter: Transformation, 1994

File 10- Newsletter: Transformation, 1995

File 11- Newsletter: Transformation, 1996

File 12- Newsletter: Transformation, 1997

File 13- Newsletter: Transformation, 1998

File 14- Newsletter: Transformation, 2000

File 15- Newsletter: Transformation, 2001-2004

File 16- Newsletter: Transformation, 2006

 

End of Box 1

 

Series III

Box 2

File 1 – Women’s Project newsletter 1993-1998

File 2 – Women’s Project newsletter and calendar 2008

File 3 – WAVES (Working Against Violence through Education and Support) Women’s Project newsletters September 1998- December 1999

File 4 – WAVES, 2000-2003

File 5 – WAVES, 2004- ongoing

End of Box 2

End of Series III

 

Series IV

Box 1 – Bios, Awards, Writings, and Speeches

File 1 – Suzanne Pharr Personal Materials and Bio

File 2 – Awards

File 3 – The Women’s Wall of Honor: Commemorating Women’s Lives, 1993

File 4 – Early writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1970’s

  • 1970s, “Economic Development and Leadership”
  • 1970s, “Leadership From a Grantmaker’s Perspective”
  • 1973, July, Distaff: New Orleans Monthly Feminist Forum, “Summer Reading: The Search for Self,”
  • 1975, January 13, “A Reminiscence”
  • 1975, January 13, “A Reminiscence” (edit)
  • 1975, January 20, Reader’s Digest, “Old Pete, My Brother and Me”
  • 1976, Winter, Hard Labor, “Country Road: Take Me Where…?”
  • 1977, January 05, “Coming of Age One More Time”

 

File 5 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1980-1981

  • “Ozark country women- true freedom,” newspaper article about Leslie Parr Sutton and Maribeth Lynes
  • “Can Jesse be Elected?” and “Who Will Vote for JJ?”
  • 1980, January, “Three Part Harmony” (draft)
  • “Three Part Harmony: The Yellow Rose Band” (Final Draft)
  • 1980, February 20, Grapevine, “Documenting Rural Ozark Women,”
  • 1980, May, “Visions and Revisions: The Creation of Women’s Land”
  • 1980, May 07, Grapevine, “Three-Part Harmony: The Yellow Rose Band,”
  • 1981, April, Arkansas Gazette, “From the People: No More Tolerance for Diversity,”
  • 1981, December 07, “New Directions for Women”

 

File 6 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1982-1987

  • 1982, “From a Letter to Freddie Nixon”
  • 1983, February 23, “Testimony Before Ark. Committee on Aging and Legislative Affairs”
  • 1983, April 04, “Dear Class of 1957
  • 1983, May 27, “Future Directions of the Battered Women’s Movement – or Being a Dreamer of Dreams” (2)
  • 1984, “For Married Working Women: Yet Another Modest Proposal”
  • 1985, September, Broadsheet, “Fighting Homophobia,” p34-37
  • 1985/86, Draft of “NCADV Homophobia Brochure” for the Department of Justice
  • 1986, March 18, “The Connection Between Homophobia and Violence Against Women” (2)
  • 1986, July, Transformation, “Women and Economics”
  • 1986, October, Transformation, “Expanding our Meaning of Diversity to Mean What We Say” (2)
  • 1986, “NGLTF”
  • 1986, “Women and Economics”
  • 1986, “Lesbian Battering: Social Change Urged,” (2)
  • 1987, March 24, “Do we want to Play Faust with the Government—(OR How do we get our Social Change Work Funded and Not Sell our Souls?)” (2)
  • 1987, April, Transformation, “The Third Wave of the Women’s Movement: Making the Connections” (2)
  • 1987, April 04, “A Second Chance”
  • 1987, September, Transformation, “For Married Working Women: Yet Another Modest Proposal” (2)
  • 1987, September, Transformation, “Always on the Move”
  • 1987, November, “Movement Building for the 21st Century” (2)
  • 1987, December, Transformation, “Movement Building for the 21 Century”
  • 1987, “Lesbian Battering: Social Change Urged” (2)

 

File 7 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1988-1989

  • 1988, February, “Living Out Our Lives Together” (2)
  • 1988, June, Transformation, “Toward a Concept of Wholeness: Some Thoughts on Homophobia”
  • 1988, September, Transformation, “Women’s Burning Issues During an Election Year”
  • 1988, December, Transformation, “The Mercurial Face of Covert Racism” (2)
  • 1989, March, Transformation, “Why the Women’s Project Would Support a New Trial for a Convicted Rapist” (2)
  • 1989, May 11, “At 50,” poem by Suzanne Pharr (2)
  • 1989, June, Transformation, “Buying a Building and Building a Community”
  • 1989, September, Transformation, “Farming my Politics” (2)
  • 1989, “Building a Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movement” (2)

 

File 8 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1990

  • 1990, January, Transformation, “Hate Violence Against Women,”
  • 1990, March, Transformation, “The Next Step: Moving From Personal Growth to Building a Movement,” (2)
  • 1990, March, “Building a Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movement,”
  • 1990, March 13, “The Women’s Movement in Arkansas in the 80’s,”
  • 1990, March 15, “Some Brief Thoughts on the Politics of Our Language,”
  • 1990, April 30, Arkansas Gazette, “Are rich serious about education?”
  • 1990, May 30, Transformation, “Women’s Project Commemorates Women’s Lives,”
  • 1990, May, Transformation, “The Women’s Movement in Arkansas in the 80’s,” (2)
  • 1990, June, “My Mother and the Lady Problem,”
  • 1990, August, “The Battered Women’s Movement: A Brief Retrospective –and a Call for Action,”
  • 1990, September-October, “Community Organizing and the Religious Right: Lessons from Oregon’s Measure Nine Campaign,” Radical America Vol. 24, No. 4
  • 1990, September, Transformation, “The Battered Women’s Movement: A Brief Retrospective – and a Call for Action,”
  • 1990, November, “Hate Violence Against Women: A Long Killing Season,” (2)
  • 1990, November, Transformation, “Deregulating Women’s Lives and Regulating Greed: An Open Letter to the Conservative Right,” (2)
  • 1990, “Women and Biased Violence,”

 

File 9 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1991

  • 1991, “Rightwing/Whitewing Christians: Hel-lo, Operation Rescue” (2)
  • 1991, Spring, “Hate Violence Against Women: A Long Killing Season,” Violence Against Women Supplement
  • 1991, February, “White Male Supremacy: Hate, Bias, and Discrimination,” – Draft (2)
  • 1991, February, Transformation, “Redefining Hate Violence” (2)
  • 1991, March 25, “Leadership Transition”
  • 1991, April 19, “NNWF Panel – Framing the Issues”
  • 1991, April, “Connection Between Violence Against Gay Men and Lesbians and Violence Against Women” (2)
  • 1991, May, Transformation, “FED UP”
  • 1991, May/June, Peace and Freedom, “Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism,”
  • 1991, Summer, Network News, “Why Rightwing Christians should fear lesbians and gay men,”
  • 1991, Fall, Lincoln-Lancaster Commission Quarterly, “Deregulating Women’s Lives and Regulating Greed: An Open Letter to the Conservative Right,”
  • 1991, September, “Reflections on Individual Change vs. Systems Change” (2)
  • 1991, December, “Blue Mountain Dialogue on Violence Against Women” (2)
  • 1991, December, “Best Wishes For the Holidays”
  • 1991, December 10, “Notes from Oregon,”

 

File 10 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1992

  • 1991, December 10, “Notes from Oregon,” part 1
  • 1992, January 03, “Notes from Oregon,” part 2
  • 1992, January 12, “Notes from Oregon,” part 3, Week #2
  • 1992, January 19, “Notes from Oregon,” part 4, Week #3
  • 1992, February 03, “Notes from Oregon,” part 5, Weeks #4 & 5
  • 1992, February 09, “Notes from Oregon,” part 6, Week #6
  • 1992, February 21, “Notes from Oregon,” part 7, Weeks #7 & 8
  • 1992, March 20, Weeks #9, 10, 11, 12
  • 1992, April 03, “Notes from Oregon,” part 8, Weeks #12 & 13
  • 1992, January, “Focus on Oregon,”
  • 1992, March, “The Christian Right: A Threat to Democracy”
  • 1992, May, “Divisions That Kill: The Enemy Without and Within” (2)
  • 1992, Fall, Feminist Broadcast Quarterly, “Focus on Oregon,”
  • 1992, August, “Violence in Houston,”
  • 1992, September 06, “Otwell & the Radical Religious Right”
  • 1992, September 09, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette “Groups for Tolerance, Equality,”
  • 1992, October 23, “A Thought Piece on Pedophilia and the OCA,”
  • 1992, “The War at Home: Hate Violence Against Women,” Listen Real Loud, Vol. 11, No 2
  • 1992, “Our (Women’s) Burning Issues During an Election Year” (2)
  • 1992, “The Politics of Exclusion or Why Lesbians and Gay Men are Targeted by the OCA,”
  • 1992-1993, Transformation, “Four articles on the religious Right: Divisions that Kill, The Christian Right, Violence in Houston, and The Oregon Campaign,”

 

File 11 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1993-1995

  • 1993, “The 1993 Guide to the Religious Right: A Documentation of the Activities of the Religious Right in Arkansas,” Women’s Project (2)
  • 1993, February/March, Siecus Report, “Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism,” (2)
  • 1993, March, “Pedophilia and the Endangerment of Children: How Wrong Can the Right Be?”
  • 1993, March 10, Arkansas Democrat, “A lesbian’s view of the march on Washington,”
  • 1993, April, The Existentialist, “The Christian Right: A Threat to Democracy,”
  • 1993, April, “The Struggle for Democracy: Some Points in the Argument between the Politics of Exclusion and the Politics of Inclusion,”
  • 1993, Spring, Breakthrough, “Fighting Operation Bigotry in Oregon,”
  • 1993, May/June, Transformation, “Pedophilia and the Endangerment of Children: How Wrong Can the Right Be?”
  • 1993, July/August, Transformation, “Racist Politics and Homophobia,”
  • 1993, August 16, “Right Analysis,”
  • 1993, August 16, “The Wolf at the Door,”
  • 1993, September, “Eliminating Civil Rights,”
  • 1993, November/December, Transformation, “Eliminating Civil Rights”

 

File 12 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1994-1995

  • 1994, “Political Education and Organizing Through House Meetings”
  • 1994, “The Cultural Organizing Project: Acts of Resistance, Living Our Lives and Building Community”
  • 1994, “Wondering How Gay Marriage Threatens Marriage,”
  • 1994, January/February, Transformation, “Multi-Issue Politics”
  • 1994, April, “Rural Organizing” Draft
  • 1994, June “Rural Organizing: Building Community across Difference,” Sojourner: The Women’s Forum
  • 1994, June 04, “Agenda of the Right, Linkage of Issues”
  • 1994, July, “To Those Who Would Destroy Me in the Name of Their Religion” (2)+
  • 1994, “The Right’s Agenda,”
  • 1995, “Activities of the Religious Right in Arkansas,” The Women’s Watchcare Network of the Women’s Project
  • 1995, January/February, Transformation, “A Moral Imperative,”
  • 1995, March 09, “Oxfam Proposal”
  • 1995, May/June, Transformation, “The Rise of Mean-Spiritedness & the Gay/Lesbian Movement,”
  • 1995, July, August, Transformation, “Violence Against Women & the Right,”
  • 1995, December, “Talking Points on Hate Crimes,”
  • 1995, Winter, The Ark, “Transformational Organizing,” p.11-13

 

File 13 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1996

  • 1996, January, “What’s in a Marriage, Anyway?”
  • 1996, February, “Class: The Missing Link,” – Draft
  • 1996, April, “To Marry or Not”
  • 1996, April, “Women and Work,”
  • 1996, May, “Wedge Issues and the Politics of Blame”
  • 1996, May, “Promise Keepers,”
  • 1996, Summer, VOICE, “Pedophilia and the Endangerment of Children: How Wrong Can the Right Be?” p.33-36
  • 1996, July, “Church Burnings and Scapegoating,”
  • 1996, July/August, Magazine, “Taking the High Road,” p. 65-69 (2)
  • 1996, July/August, The Oregon Public Employee, “Scrambling for Crumbs” (2)
  • 1996, August, The Progressive, “A Match Made in Heaven: Lesbian leftie Chats with a Promise Keeper,” p28-29
  • 1996, August, “Crack Cocaine and Women”
  • 1996, August 15, “The Trojan Horse of Moderation: The 1996 Republican Convention,”
  • 1996, September, “Seeking the Promise of Equality,” Sojourner: A Women’s Journal
  • 1996, October, “Sexual Harassment in Schools,”
  • 1996, October, “Why A Queer Vote,”
  • 1996, October, “Policed and Self-Policing: The 1996 Republican Convention,”
  • 1996, November, “Women’s Interest,”
  • 1996, December, “Protecting Queer Children,”
  • 1996, “Talking Points – Promise Keepers”

 

File 14 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, 1997-1998

  • 1997, January, Sojourner: The Women’s Forum, “Sex Education Key to Halting Sexual Harassment,”
  • 1997, April, “Who, What & Why: Questions on Gender”
  • 1997, May, Getting Back…On Track Newsletter, “Is Ellen Enough? Or Why A Lesbian Community Project Now?”
  • 1997, May 02, “Misquotes, Fake Quotes, and Disputed Quotes of the Founders,”
  • 1997, June, The LRC News, “Divisions That Kill: The Enemy Without and Within,”
  • 1997, June, Quest: A Monthly for Religious Liberals, “A Match Made in Heaven,”
  • 1997, Fall, Transformation, “Criminal Justice: Moving to Prisons for Profit,”
  • 1998, “Modest Hope”
  • 1998, Spring, “Welfare,” The Journal of Southerners on New Ground 2, No. 1 (2)
  • 1998, May, “Guest Workers, Corporate Government, and You”
  • 1998, June, La Voz De Esperanza, “Guest Workers, Corporate Government, & Ballot Measure 9,” p. 6-7
  • 1998, Summer, Transformation “Whiteness: A Brief Comment,”
  • 1998, December, “The Criminalization of Youth,”
  • 1998, December, “Recollections of the Violence in the Lesbian Community Gathering,”
  • Workshop for Western States Conference

 

File 15 – Writings: Suzanne Pharr, Undated

  • “I said I wasn’t going to answer, but…”
  • “They Tell Us Women Aren’t Important,” Summer Matinees
  • “Common Cause,”
  • “The Big Event”
  • “The in thing in the 1950s”
  • Short Story, “Abide With Me” by Suzanne Pharr

 

File 16 – Book Reviews by Suzanne Pharr

  • Lang, Elizabeth. Anna’s Country. Reviewed 1981
  • Taylor, Sheila Ortiz. Faultline: A Novel. Reviewed 1981

 

File 17 – Suzanne Pharr Speeches

  • 1980, November 16, “Speech prepared for the Women’s March Against the Titan II Missiles,” Damascus, Ark.
  • 1981, March 20, “Arkansas Women: The Needy or the Truly Needy?” Arkansas Association of Human Rights Workers
  • 1981, May 10, “Speech for the Mother’s Day Political Gathering,” Fayetteville, Ark.
  • 1981, July 15, “The Family Protection Act,” Speech for the Fayetteville Now Meeting
  • 1982, February 06, “The Issue of Class and the Battered Women’s Movement,” Speech prepared for Board training, Project for Victims of Family Violence
  • 1984, October 13, National Day of Unity Speech, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • 1984, October 13, Unity Day Speech, Improved
  • 1984, December, “How Racism and Violence Against Women are Connected,”
  • 1988, April 10, “Toward a Concept of Wholeness: Some Thoughts on Homophobia,” Presented at the Little Rock Unitarian Church
  • 1990, June, Presentation of the Women’s Project’s Evangeline K. Brown Award to BJ Overton
  • 1991, April, “The Connection Between Violence Against Gay Men and Lesbians and Violence Against Women,” Columbia University, OH
  • 1991, May 17, “FED UP,” Kansas City, KS
  • 1991, July 25, “The Women’s Project,” Presentation to the Arkansas Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights

File 18 – Reviews on Pharr’s Article “Documenting the Ozarks,”

File 19 – Book – In the Time of the Right: Reflections on Liberations (1996) by Suzanne Pharr

File 20 – Book Reviews on In the Time of the Right by Suzanne Pharr

End of Box 1


Series IV

Box 2 – Notes, Correspondence, and Homophobia Book

File 1 – Suzanne Pharr’s Notes, 1980s

File 2 – Suzanne Pharr’s Notes, 1990s

File 3 – Letters to the Editor, 1987-1997

File 4 – Requests for Suzanne Pharr’s Speeches and Workshops, 1987-1998

File 5 – Correspondence, 1974-1987

File 6 – Correspondence, 1988-1989

File 7 – Correspondence, January-June 1990

File 8 – Correspondence, July-December 1990

File 9 – Correspondence, 1991

File 10 – Correspondence, 1992-1993

File 11 – Correspondence, Civil Rights Strategy, 1994-1995

File 12 – Correspondence, 1996-2012, undated

File 13 – Homophobia Workshop Publicity, 1986

File 14 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, (1988) by Suzanne Pharr, Uncorrected Page Proof

File 15 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Artwork Drafts

File 16 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Book Reviews

File 17 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Expanded Edition (1997) – Draft

File 18 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Expanded Edition (1997) – Revisions

File 19 – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Expanded Edition (1997) – Afterword

File 20 – Book (3) – Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism, Expanded Edition (1997)

End of Box 2

 

Series IV

Box 3 – Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 1 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation, Aug. 1995

File 2 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 3 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 4 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 5 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 6 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 7 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 8 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 9 – Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 10- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 11- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 12- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 13- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 14- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 15- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 16- Partial draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

File 17- Final draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation, Mar. 1996

File 18- Notes for draft of book by Suzanne Pharr, Politics of Domination and Liberation

End of Box 3

 

Series IV

Box 4 – Publications, Articles, Newspaper Clippings, and Photos

File 1 – Publications with Suzanne Pharr Cited

File 2 – Book – Contemporary Issues in Interpersonal Communication (1995) by Eric E. Peterson

File 3 – Book – New York University School of Social Work, Manual of Readings (1994-1995): Clinical Practice with Individuals and Families (1991)

File 4 – African-American Women and Youth Conference Program – June 2-3, 1995

File 5 – Fund for Southern Communities: Building Bridges, 1993-1994 Annual Report

File 6 – Report of the Secretary and Task Force on Youth Suicide, 1989

File 7 – Women in Arkansas: Seeking the Land of Opportunity, Arkansas Women’s Economic Coalition, 1988

File 8 – Violence Against Women – A Curriculum for Empowerment, Resident’s Workbook – 1985

File 9 – The Training Notebook: The Domestic Violence Training Program Manual for Volunteer Training c. 1979

File 10 – Articles about Suzanne Pharr, 1980s

File 11 – Articles about Suzanne Pharr, 1990-1994

File 12 – Articles about Suzanne Pharr, 1996-1999, and undated

File 13 – Articles on the Women’s Project, 1989-2001, and undated

File 14 – Miscellaneous Articles and Newsletters, 1976-1997, and undated

File 15 – Suzanne Pharr’s Scrapbook, 1990-1992

File 16 – Photographs

  • (4) Photos from Suzanne Pharr’s Materials
  • (5) Fundraiser with Kerry Lobel, former staff member, current director of National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, November 1997

File 17- DVD’s Memory Books, 1981-1996

File 18- DVD’s Memory Books, 1997-2003

File 19 –Article – “Down by the Old Mill Stream,” Promoting book by Mary Ogletree Pharr, 1994

File 20 – Obituary: Ann Elizabeth Gallmeyer, November 11, 1995

End of box 4

 

Series IV

Box 5

Video Tapes:

Tape 1 – “Broadening Our Vision” – Suzanne Pharr

Tape 2 – Community Organizing with Beth Richie, Catlin F., and Suzanne Pharr, Sept. 1996

Tape 3 – Virginians Against Domestic Violence featuring Suzanne Pharr with the Keynote Address entitled “Connection of the Oppressions” May 1988

Tape 4 – Suzanne Pharr: Multi-Issue Politics- “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges” Mar. 1997

Tape 5 – Suzanne Pharr: Dignity Award, 1997

Tape 6 – Suzanne Pharr: Homophobia, Feb. 1992

Tape 7 – Suzanne Pharr: Santa Fe

Tape 8 – Suzanne Pharr and Mab courtesy of ZAMI, Jul. 1994

Tape 9 – “Voices of Reason”, NO on 9 Campaign

Cassette Tapes:

Tape 1 – Lecture: Suzanne Pharr speaking on “What the Right Wing Should Fear from Lesbians and Gay Men” at the All Souls Unitarian Church in Kansas City, MO, May 1991

Tape 2 – Lecture: Suzanne Pharr at the All Souls Unitarian Church in Kansas City, MO, May 1991

Tape 3 – Lecture: Suzanne Pharr speaking on “The OCA and The Challenge to Democracy”

Tape 4 – Closing Plenary Address

Tape 5 – Catlin and Suzanne speaking on Racism & Homophobia, Oct. 1984

Tape 6 – Catlin and Suzanne speaking on Racism & Homophobia, Oct. 1984

Tape 7 – Suzanne Pharr’s Keynote Address, Oct. 1991

Tape 8 – Project for Victims of Domestic Violence by P. McGrary & Suzanne Pharr, Mar. 1980

Tape 9 – Lecture: Suzanne Pharr speaking on hate crimes against women

Tape 10- Women’s Workshop – Tape 1 of 2, Dec. 1989

Tape 11- Women’s Workshop – Tape 2 of 2, Dec. 1989

Tape 12- Suzanne Pharr, Sept. 1993

DVDs:

DVD 1 – “Fighting Homophobia” by Suzanne Pharr

DVD 2 – “Fostering Sexual Identity” by Suzanne Pharr –April 11, 1990

DVD 3 – “Fostering Understanding About Sexual Identity” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 11, 1990

DVD 4 – “Hate Violence:  Common Elements of Oppression” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 11, 1990

DVD 5 – “Hate Violence:  Common Elements of Oppression” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 11, 1990

DVD 6 – “Homophobia:  A Weapon of Sexism” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 11, 1990

DVD 7 – “Homophobia:  A Weapon of Sexism” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 11, 1990

DVD 8 – “Homophobia & Democracy” by Suzanne Pharr  – April 13, 1992

DVD 9 – “Homophobia & Democracy” by Suzanne Pharr – April 13, 1992

End of Box 5

End of Series IV

 

Series V

Box 1

File 1 – Photograph: (5”x 7” b & w), A small group attending a conference in Eureka Springs, Ark. 1981

File 2 – Women’s Work Projects (3 ½” x 5” color)

Env 1 – Women’s Work Projects, c. 1985

Env 2 – Women’s Work Projects, c. 1985

Env 3 – Women’s Work Projects, c. 1985

Env 4 – Women’s Work Projects, c. 1985

Env 5 – Women’s Work Projects, c. 1985

File 3 – Photographs: Women and Work (3 ½” x 5” color)

Env 1 – Women and Work, c. 1986

Env 2 – Women and Work, c. 1986

Env 3 – Women and Work, c. 1986

Env 4 – Women and Work, c. 1986

Env 5 – Women and Work (negatives), c. 1986

Env 6 – Women’s Retreat sponsored by the Women’s Project, Nov. 1986

File 4 – Photographs: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (5” x 7” b & w)

Env 1 – Suzanne Pharr and Kerry Lobel, qty. 7, 1987

File 5 – Photographs: Women and Work, Photo print file

Env 1 – Organizing for Change, including Kerry Lobel and Bonnie Johnson, c. 1988

Env 2 – Women’s Project Season Sampler, Dec. 1988

File 6 – Photographs: Suzanne Pharr’s 50th Birthday and Women’s Project Fundraiser

Env 1 – unidentified people, May 1989

Env 2 – Joy Pritchett and Suzanne Pharr, May 1989

Env 3 – Suzanne Pharr and Lynnah Selman, May 1989

Env 4 – Suzanne Pharr and Kerry Lobel, May 1989

Env 5 – James Pounder and Jean Gordon, undated

Env 6 – Linda Price, May 1989

Env 7 – Ruth Craw and Rhonda

Env 8 – Alice Beetz, May 1989

Env 9 – Gina Woods, Becky Seaton, Beverly Maddox, and Al Porter, May 1989

Env 10- Katherine English, Ruth Craw, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Bonnie Johnson, Sharon Thomas, and Pasha Bass, c. 989

Env 11- Women’s Project – Suzanne Pharr and Kathy Bucklew, 1989

File 7 – Photographs: First African American Women’s Conference

Env 1 – May 1990

Env 2 – May 1990

File 8 – Photographs: Black Women’s Conference

Env 1 – Bettie Tolefree and Odessa Jones-Lawrence, Jun. 1990

Env 2 – Negatives and proofs, 1990

File 9 – Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 1990

Env 1 – Photographs of the parade

Env 2 – Scrapbook page of the event

File 10- Memorial Day 1990

Env 1 – “In memory of those who died for being women”

Env 2 – “In memory of those who died for being women”

File 11- Anti-Klan Rally November 1990

Env 1 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 2 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 3 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 4 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 5 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 6 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 7 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 8 – Bentonville Anti-Klan rally

Env 9 – Negatives of Anti-Klan rally in Bentonville

File 12- KKK Rally to Save the Flag: State Capital Little Rock Arkansas, Photographs taken by Suzanne Pharr, July 1990

Env 1 – Color Photographs of Rally

Env 2 – Color Photographs of Rally

Env 3 – Color Photographs of Rally

Env 4 – Color Photographs of Rally

Env 5 – Color Photographs of Rally

File 13- KKK photographs and newspaper Clipping including material on a demonstration against David Duke, 1991

Env 1 – David Duke Demonstration at Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, April 17, 1991

Env 2 – Scrapbook page of demonstration including both Janet Perkins and Annette Shead in the protest

Env 3 – Suzanne Pharr protesting against David Duke

File 14- Leadership Transition and Open House for Suzanne Pharr and Janet Perkins, 1991

Env 1 – Suzanne Pharr and Janet Perkins

Env 2 – Suzanne Pharr, Janet Jenkins, Kerry Lobel, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Cindy R. and other unidentified guests.

Env 3 – Suzanne Pharr, Janet Perkins, Celia Hulsey, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Helen Zia, DeAnn and other unidentified guests

Env 4 – Suzanne Pharr, Janet Perkins, Kerry Lobel, and Cindy R.

Env 5 – Janet Perkins, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Sue Underwood, Suzanne Pharr, Jo, and other unidentified guests

Env 6 – Suzanne Pharr, Kerry Lobel, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Janet Perkins, Dixie Knight, and other unidentified guests

Env 7 – Suzanne Pharr, Janet Perkins, Kerry Lobel, Kelly Mitchell-Clark, Luhra and unidentified guests

Env 8 – Staff meeting

Env 9 – Black and white photographs with negatives and proofs

Env 10- Open house negatives

Env 11- Leadership transition

Env 12- Leadership transition negatives

Env 13 – Scrapbook page

File 15- Culture Fest, June 1991

Env 1 – Culture Fest

Env 2 – Culture Fest

Env 3 – Culture Fest

Env 4 – Culture Fest

Env 5 – Culture Fest

Env 6 – Proofs

File 16- Columbus Day Event, October 1992

File 17- Photographs and negatives 1992

File 18- 1993

Env 1 – Board and Staff meeting

Env 2 – Euba Harris Winton received the Evangeline K. Brown Award, June 12, 1993

File 19- Ku Klux Klan (KKK) Demonstration and Anti-Klan Demonstration, June 1994

File 20- Arkansas Women’s Project House, May 1994

File 21- Open house and Award Presentation including Suzanne Pharr, Betty Cole and Susan Devito, 1995

File 22- 1996

Env 1 – Amendment 2 Rally with Linda Coyle represents Women’s Project

Env 2 – Open house and Holiday celebration

File 23- 1997

Env 1 – Women’s Project House, 1997

Env 2 – Women’s Project House, 1997

Env 3 – Lynn Frost presenting Volunteer of the Year Awards to Dana Shook at Women’s Project Open House, Jun. 1997

Env 4 – Freddie Nixon presenting Evangeline K. Brown Award to MIWATCH volunteers, Jun. 1997

Env 5 – Lynn Frost, Janet Perkins, Felicia Davidson, Suzanne Pharr, Judy Matsuoka, Sofia Memnon, Jun. 1997

Env 6 – Janet Perkins, Judy Matsuoka, and Freddie Nixon, Jun. 1997

Env 7 – Janet Perkins, Felicia Davidson, Denise Dorton, and Judy Matsuoka, Jun. 1997

Env 8 – Phyllis Henry at the Women’s Project table during World Fest, Oct. 1997

Env 9 – Volunteers from Ministries to Incarcerated Women and their children, 1997

File 24 – 1998

Env 1-9 – Open House honoring Janet Perkins, Jun. 1998

Env 10- Women’s Project Staff and Board, Jun. 1998

Env 11- Janet’s Party, Jun. 1998

Env 12- Halloween Party, 1998

Env 13-14 – Open House and Board meeting, Dec. 1998

File 25 – 1999

Env 1-5 – Women’s Project Board and Staff, Jun. 1999

End of Box 1

End of Series V

End of Collection