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COLLECTION Identifier: Vt-186

Videotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1982-2001

Collection includes television coverage of 9 to 5 activities and appearances by Karen Nussbaum and Ellen Bravo. Also included are PSAs (Public Service Announcements) and promotional videos featuring 9 to 5 and the Service Employees International Union.

Dates

  • 1982-2001

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the videotapes created by the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women is held by 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.) as long as the organization exists. Copyright in other videotapes in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Videotapes may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

28 videotapes

The videotape collection includes television news coverage of primarily national and 9 to 5 Milwaukee chapter's activities, as well as appearances by Karen Nussbaum and Ellen Bravo on other programs. Also included are PSAs (Public Service Announcements) for 9 to 5, videos about the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and an episode of the television show, 9 to 5, which is loosely based on the organization's membership, and a film of the same name. Videos are in VHS format, unless otherwise noted.

BIOGRAPHY

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin, chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, was founded by office workers Kitty Barber, Anne Devitt, Jocelyn May, Penny Pond, and labor activist Ellen Bravo in September 1982. 9 to 5 Milwaukee became one of many 9 to 5 chapters located throughout the country that advocated for women office workers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2005-M91

The videotape collection of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.), Milwaukee Chapter, was given to the Schlesinger Library by 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.). Milwaukee Chapter, in August 2005.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library. See Records of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1973-2005 (MC 655) and Audiotapes of the the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1974-2000 (T-380). See also Additional records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1972-1985 (82-M189--86-M213), Additional records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1972-1986 (88-M96--89-M104), and Videotapes of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1978-1980 (Vt-10).

Processing Information

Processed: November 2010

By: Melissa Dollman
Link to catalog
Title
9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.). Milwaukee Chapter. Videotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1982-2001: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01319

Repository Details

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