The resources used in this exhibit are located in the Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department, unless otherwise noted. Click on the collection title to link to the online finding aid.

African American

Boston Society of Vulcans, Records, 1972-1990 (M131)
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts, Records, 1954-1992 (M43)
Freedom House, Inc., Records, 1941-1996 (bulk 1949-1986) (M16)
Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Records, ca. 1965-2000 (unprocessed)
Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Records, 1966-1998 (M44)
National Center of Afro-American Artists, Records, 1924-1998 (M42)
The Northeastern News, 1926-2008 (NUNews)
Northeastern University, John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute, Records, 1967-2001 (A81)
Office of the President (Knowles), Records, 1935-1984, (A3)
Office of the President (Ryder), Records, 1955-2005, (A19)
Roxbury Multi-Service Center, Records, 1964-1999 (M109)
Ryan, Phyllis M., Papers, 1959-1993 (bulk 1961-1988) (M94)
United South End Settlement, Records, ca. 1970-2010 (M126)
Warren, Joseph D. , Papers, 1972-2003 (M87)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc., Records, 1975-2000 (M61)
Boston Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Youth, Records, ca. 1985-2000 (M107)
Boston Intercollegiate Lesbian and Gay Alliance, Records, 1982-1992 (M65)
Bromfield Street Educational Foundation, Records, 1968-1999 (bulk 1985-1993) (M64)
Canfield, William J., Papers, 1965-1999 (M69)
Gay and Lesbian Labor Activists Network, Records, 1987-2001 (M86)
Graves, John C., Papers, 1971-1996 (bulk 1975-1980) (M83)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Alliance of Massachusetts, Records, 1982-2002, (M91)
Men of All Colors Together Boston, Records, 1980-1999 (M68)
Theater Offensive , Records, 1987-2003 (M82)
Women’s Action Coalition (Boston, Mass.), Records, 1992-1997, (M60)
Women’s Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.), Records, ca. 1971-2002, (M47)

Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, Records, ca. 1969-1997 (M111)
La Alianza Hispana, Records, 1965-1999 (M55)
The Northeastern News, 1926-2008 (NUNews)
Sociedad Latina, Inc., Records, 1968-2007 (bulk 1985-1999), (M136)


Abortion Action Coalition (Boston, Mass.), Records, 1970-1982 (M21)
Boston Women’s Music Collective, Records, 1972-1985 (M25)
The Northeastern News, 1926-2008 (NUNews)
The Oral History Center, Records, 1978-1998 (M73)
The Second Wave: A Magazine of the New Feminism, Records, 1971-1984 (M19)
Somerville (Mass.) Women’s Educational Center, Inc., Records, 1975-1983 (M26)
Stein, Sondra Gayle, Papers, 1977-1981 (M93)
Women’s Action Coalition (Boston, Mass.), Records, 1992-1997 (M60)
Women Against Violence Against Women (Boston, Mass.), 1975-1978 (M22)
Women’s Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.), Records, 1971-1998 (M47)
Women’s School (Cambridge, Mass.), Records, 1971-1992 (M23)

Selected Bibliography

Berkeley, Kathleen C., The Women’s Liberation Movement in America (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1999)
The History Project
Kranz, Rachel and Tim Cusik, Gay Rights (New York: Facts on File, 2000)
National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce
O’Connor, Thomas H., The Hub: Boston Past and Present (Boston : Northeastern University Press, c2001)
Uriarte, Miren, “A Challenge to the Racial Order: Boston’s Latino Community.” Boston Review (1992)

Boston Social Justice Organizations on the Web

Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning Youth (BAGLY)
Freedom House
Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA)
La Alianza Hispana
National Center of Afro-American Artists
Roxbury Multi-Service Center
Sociedad Latina
The Theater Offensive
United South End Settlements
Women’s Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.)

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