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Vt-186

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

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Vt-186
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.). Milwaukee Chapter
Title: Videotape collection of the Milwaukee Chapter of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women, 1982-2001
Date(s): 1982-2001
Quantity: 28 videotapes
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: 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.

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.

Processing Information:

Processed: November 2010
By: Melissa Dollman

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.

Preferred Citation:

9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.), Milwaukee Chapter Videotape collection, 1982-2001; item description, dates. Vt-186, reel #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

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).

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.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

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.

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Additional Index Terms

Clerical occupations--United States
Employee rights--United States
Interviews
Labor laws and legislation--United States
Labor unions--United States
Parental leave--Law and legislation--United States
Pay equity--United States
Secretaries--United States
Secretaries in popular culture--United States
Sex discrimination against women--United States
Sex discrimination in employment--United States
Sexual harassment--United States
Television programs
Television public service announcements
Temporary employment--United States
Video display terminals--Health aspects
Videotapes
Women employees--United States
Women labor union members--United States
Work and family--United States
Working class women--United States
Bravo, Ellen
Nussbaum, Karen
Service Employees International Union

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