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Finding aid of the Ivy Bottini Papers

Finding aid prepared by Loni Shibuyama, © 2009

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
Title
Ivy Bottini papers
Collection no.
Coll2009.005
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1974-1990
Date [inclusive]
1955-1998
Extent
11.2 linear feet.
General Physical Description note
(6 archive cartons + 3 archive boxes + 5 archive flat boxes + 1 map drawer)
Language
English
Abstract
Journals, correspondence, contracts, clippings, notes, minutes, fliers, pamphlets, photographs, audiovisual material, etchings, t-shirts, buttons, and other material from comedian, artist and lesbian feminist, Ivy Bottini. One of the founding members of the National Organization for Women (NOW), Bottini was a married mother of two before coming out as a lesbian in 1968. She has been a community leader for numerous activist causes and organizations, including the No on Briggs and No on LaRouche campaigns, the Los Angeles Police Department's Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force, AIDS Project Los Angeles, the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, and the affordable LGBT senior housing project, Triangle Square. The bulk of Bottini's collection is material relating to her comedy career, her consciousness-raising seminars, and her work for NOW and various LGBT causes. The collection also includes her art works; recordings of a radio program she hosted, called It's a Gay Life; and her collection of t-shirts and buttons from feminist and LGBT organizations.

Preferred Citation

Ivy Bottini papers, Coll2009-005, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

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Biography

Ivy was born on August 15, 1926, to a working class family in Long Island, New York. In 1944, she studied art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and later went on to a career in graphic design, working as an illustrator and art director for Newsday. In 1951, she married Edward Bottini. She gave birth to her first daughter, Laura, in 1953, and her second daughter, Lisa, in 1956.

By the mid-1960s, Bottini became involved in the developing feminist movement and in 1966 became a founding member of the National Organization for Women (NOW) at its first chapter in New York City. Soon after, she became the New York chapter's second president. During that time, Bottini began coming to terms with her newly-discovered sexuality, and she came out as a lesbian and divorced her husband in 1968. After the news of her sexuality became public knowledge, some women in the NOW membership, including NOW co-founder Betty Friedan, began speaking out against lesbian women in the organization. Bottini, a target of that protest, subsequently left NOW in 1970.

Soon after leaving NOW, Bottini moved to Los Angeles and further developed performances, workshops and seminars in feminist consciousness-raising, which she had started when she was a member of NOW. As a feminist comedian, she performed her one-woman shows, "Everywoman" and "The Many Faces of Woman," at numerous locations--including various NOW chapters--throughout the United States until the late 1970s. Meanwhile, she also earned a living as a graphic designer and a real estate agent.

Besides her feminist consciousness-raising, Bottini began to establish her leadership role in the gay and lesbian rights movement, as well as AIDS activism. Her accomplishments include working for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center; becoming deputy director for the No on Briggs Proposition 6 campaign; becoming political vice president of the Stonewall Democratic Club; co-chairing the Los Angeles Police Department's first Gay and Lesbian Police Task Force; founding the Los Angeles AIDS Network; being a founding board member of AIDS Project Los Angeles; and chairing the No on LaRouche Proposition 64 campaign. In the 1990s, she spearheaded a project to build affordable housing for LGBT seniors, known as Triangle Square. She continues to be involved in several activities, including the Gay and Lesbian Advisory Board of the West Hollywood City Council.

Bottini has also been an artist throughout her life, and her work has been exhibited at various locations beginning in the 1990s. As of July 2009, Bottini lives in West Hollywood, California.

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Scope and Content of Collection

The Ivy Bottini Papers comprise journals, date books, correspondence, contracts, clippings, minutes, fliers, pamphlets, manuscripts, photographs, buttons, t-shirts, audio and video recordings, etchings, a banner and other material relating to Bottini's comedy and acting career; her work in raising consciousness about feminist and gay and lesbian issues; her work for the National Organization for Women; her graphic design and artistic career; and the numerous activist organizations in which she was a central community leader.

The collection is divided into six series: (1) Personal, (2) Acting and Comedy Career, (3) Activism, (4) Art Works, (5) Audiovisual Material and (6) Buttons, T-shirts and Banner. The Personal Series consists of date books, diaries, biographical material, correspondence, writings and other papers documenting Bottini's life from the time when she was working at Newsday (1955-1968) until the mid-1990s when she was receiving awards for her activism and having art exhibit retrospectives. The Acting and Comedy Career Series comprises material from her feminist comedy performances, as well as her acting career on stage and television. The Activism Series comprises clippings, correspondence, notes, organizational records and other material from her work in feminist consciousness-raising, the gay and lesbian rights movement, as well as her involvement in organizations and events such as the "Alice Doesn't" Strike, the "Takeover" of the Statue of Liberty, the National Organization for Women, the No on Briggs campaign, the No on LaRouche campaign, the International Women's Year events, the Police Advisory Task Force and the Women's Action Alliance. The Art Works Series comprises four metal etchings and two prints created by Bottini. The Audiovisual Material Series consists of sound recordings of Bottini's performances, workshops and a LGBT-themed radio program she hosted; and one videotape reel of Bottini's audition performance. Lastly, the Buttons, T-Shirts and Banner Series consists of 24 buttons, 33 t-shirts and 1 banner, most of which come from the LGBT and feminist rights movements.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2009
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Publication Rights

Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ivy Bottini, date unknown.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, July 31, 2009. In June 2013, open-reel audiotapes were assigned call numbers (ARR####), replacing the box/item numbers that were assigned to the audiotapes when this collection was originally processed. These items were formerly housed in Box 7 and Box 8 of this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Organization for Women

Personal Name(s)

  • Bottini, Ivy, 1926-

Subject(s)

  • AIDS (Disease)--United States
  • Feminism
  • Gay and lesbian rights
  • Gay liberation movement--United States--History
  • Lesbian activists
  • Lesbian artists
  • Lesbian feminism
  • Lesbians--Civil rights
  • Women comedians

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Series 1. Personal 1955-1998   1.8 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises date books, journals, correspondence, graphic design drawings, financial records, clippings, manuscripts, legal papers and other material relating to, among others, Bottini's personal life and her work in graphic design and real estate.

 Date books 1975 - 1993 

Box Folder

  1975 

1 1

  1975 - 1976 

1 2

  1976 - 1977 

1 3

  1977 

1 4

  1979 

1 5

  1980 

1 6

  1981 

1 7

  1982 

1 8

  1983 

1 9

  1984 

1 10

  1984 - 1985 

2 1

  1985 

1 11

  1986 

1 12

  1987 

1 13

  1988 

1 14

  1989 

1 15

  1990 

1 16

  1991 

1 17

  1992 

2 2

  1993 

2 3

 Journals and notebooks 1978 - 1996 

Box Folder

  November 1978 

2 4

  November - December 1978 

2 5

  December 1978 

2 6

  December 1978 - January 1979 

2 7

  June 1986 - March 1987 

2 8

  November 1987 - December 1988 

2 9

  November 1989 - May 1990 

2 10

  May 1990 - November 1990 

2 11

  November 1990 - April 1991 

2 12

  July 1991 - December 1991 

2 13

  January 1992 - June 1992 

2 14

  September 1992 - August 1993 

3 1

  August 1993 - March 1994 

3 2

  March 1994 - November 1994 

3 3

  December 1994 - July 1995 

3 4

  July 1995 - February 1996 

3 5

  No date   2.0 notebooks.

3 6
Box Folder

 Address books Date unknown 

4 1

 ACLU Foundation. Estate and Financial Planning for Non-Married Partnerships 1983 

4 2

 "An appreciation of a feminist comedianne," by Christopher 1975 

4 3

 Art exhibits 1994 - 1995 

4 4

 Assertiveness training Date unknown. 

4 5

 Catalogs 1976 

4 6

 Clippings about Bottini 1955 - 1998   2.0 folders.

6 1 - 2

 Correspondence 1971 - 1996 

Box Folder

 General 1971 - 1996 

4 7

 Sales 1976 

4 8
Box Folder

 Custom Business Supply 1975 

6 3

 Drawings circa 1970 - 1976 

4 9

 Financial records 1971 - 1984 

Box Folder

 Automobile 1974 - 1988 

4 10

 Board of Equalization, State of California 1976 

4 11

 Income 1984 

4 12

 LA Feminist Federal Credit Union 1975 

4 13

 Midland Mutual Life Insurance 1974 

4 14

 Tax deductible causes Date unknown. 

4 15

 Unemployment records 1975 

4 16

 United California Bank 1980 - 1981 

4 17

 Miscellaneous 1988 

4 18
Box Folder

 Fred Sands Realtors 1986 - 1990   1.0 photograph : b&w.

4 19

 Graphic Communications 1976 

6 4

 Houston, Texas 1976 

6 5

 Letterhead Date unknown. 

4 20

 Ms.ery 1973 - 1976 

Box Folder

 Book 1973 

4 21

 Wollstonecraft 1973 - 1976   3.0 photographs : b&w.

6 6

 Phone numbers and messages 1975 - 1990 

Box Folder

 Answering service 1975 - 1976   2.0 folders.

4 22 - 23

 Ivy's calls 1990 

4 24

 Phone numbers and notes 1975 - 1976 

4 25

 Resources - various, Los Angeles area primarily 1976 

4 26
Box Folder

 Price lists, rates, rentals 1976 

4 27

 Real estate 1972 - 1976 

4 28

 Stonewall 25 1994 

4 29

 Television appearances 1993 

6 7

 Transitions, Inc. 1982 

4 30

 Writings circa 1975 - 1989 

Box Folder

 Articles by Bottini circa 1975 - 1989 

4 31

 Handwritten notes and writings Date unknown 

4 32

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Series 2:  Series 2. Acting and comedy career 1973-1992   1.3 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series contains material related to Bottini's acting and comedy career--mostly throughout the 1970s--and it is divided into three subseries: (2.1) General administration, (2.2) Performances and speaking engagements, and (2.3) Publicity and reviews.

 Subseries 2.1. General administration 1973-1984   0.7 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises headshots, resumes, correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes and organizational records documenting Bottini's acting and comedy career development, professional affiliations and general administration. In particular, this subseries includes manuscripts and notes for her comedy show, "Everywoman," as well has her work with the Program Corporation of America.

Box Folder

 Headshots circa 1975 

4 33

 Resume circa 1975 

4 34

 Agents; agency lists circa 1975 - 1976 

6 8

 AFTRA [American Federation of Television and Radio Artists] 1975 - 1976 

4 35

 Armand, Renee - headshot Date unknown   2.0 photographs : b&w.

4 36

 Business manager circa 1975 

6 9

 Casting people circa 1975 

4 37

 Contracts and agreements 1974 - 1984 

6 10

 Copyright material, "Everywoman" 1976 

4 38

 Correspondence 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 General 1975 - 1976 

4 39

 Cooperperson, Ellen (Feminist Productions) 1976 

4 40

 Fan mail 1975 - 1976 

4 41

 Innis, Ruth 1976 

4 42
Box Folder

 Critics circa 1975 - 1976 

4 43

 Harrison & Tyler 1975 

4 44

 Harry Walker, Inc 1976 

4 45

 Industry contacts 1973 - 1975 

4 46

 Mailing lists circa 1975 - 1976 

6 11

 Media contacts 1976 

4 47

 Money receipts 1976 

4 48

 Newsbill of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire 1974 

4 49

 Olivia Records circa 1976 

6 12

 Parke, Larry (agent) 1976 

4 50

 Program Corporation of America 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 Contracts and correspondence 1976 

4 51

 Engagements 1976 

4 52

 NEC Far West Conference 1976 

4 53

 NEC Conference, San Diego 1976 

4 54

 Publicity 1975 - 1976 

4 55
Box Folder

 Reference circa 1973 - 1976 

4 56

 Show & Tell Productions 1976 

4 57

 Song Registration Service 1976 

4 58

 Trade magazines 1975 - 1976 

4 59

 Williams Management 1976 

4 60

 Writers Guild of America 1975 - 1976 

4 61

 Subseries 2.2. Performances and speaking engagements 1974-1991   0.3 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises contracts, manuscripts, notes, fliers, correspondence and other material documenting her various comedy shows, stage and screen performances, speaking engagements, as well as her 1976 comedy album, Women's Lip. The bulk of the material is from 1975 - 1977, the years when she toured most actively.

Box Folder

 Against the Rising Sea 1991 

4 62

 Album 1974 - 1977 

Box Folder

 General 1976 - 1977 

4 63

 Content circa 1974 - 1976 

4 64

 Notes circa 1974 - 1975 

6 13

 Single #1 1976 

4 65

 Statements circa 1975 

4 66
Box Folder

 Attendance lists, various shows 1976 

6 14

 Class! A Tribute to Justin Smith 1982 

6 15

 Cue cards 1976 

6 16

 Esalen Institute 1976 

4 67

 International Women's Year Program 1975 

4 68

 KPFK Winterfaire Performer Agreement 1984 

4 69

 Material for show 1975 

6 17

 Political candidate benefits 1976 

Box Folder

 Hickey, Robin 1976   1.0 photograph : b&w.

4 70

 Macnab, Barbara 1976 

4 71

 Mann, Betty 1976 

4 72

 Nelson, Lela 1976 

4 73

 Noble, Elaine 1976 

4 74
Box Folder

 Practice book 1974 - 1975 

4 75

 Sandstone 1976 

4 76

 Showcase spots 1975 

4 77

 Shows 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 Colleges and universities 1975 

4 78

 Corporations and businesses 1975 

4 79

 Correspondence that never produced a show 1976 

4 80

 NOW 1975 

4 81

 Other women's organizations (not NOW) 1976 

4 82
Box Folder

 Television and radio appearances 1975 - 1976 

4 83

 Tour 1976 

Box Folder

 Northeast United States, Spring 1976 1976 

4 84

 Northwest United States, Fall 1976 plans (did not occur) 1976 

4 85

 Subseries 2.3. Publicity and reviews 1974-1992   0.3 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises reviews and publicity material from Bottini's comedy career, most of which are from the years 1974 - 1976. Included are clippings, fliers, press releases, press lists, brochures and programs.

Box Folder

 Clippings and reviews 1975 - 1992   2.0 folders.

6 18 - 19

 Event fliers, brochures and programs circa 1975 - 1990 

6 20

 Press lists 1975 

6 21

 Press releases 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 Local info 1975 - 1976 

4 86

 Various 1975 - 1976 

4 87

 Publicity fliers circa 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 Collection circa 1975 - 1976 

4 88

 Local info circa 1975 - 1976 

4 89

 "Many Faces of Woman" circa 1975 - 1976 

4 90

 Paste-up circa 1975 - 1976 

4 91

 Reviews 1974 - 1976 

Box Folder

 General 1974 - 1976   2.0 folders.

4 92 - 93

 Marked - use for content only 1975 - 1976 

5 1

 Up the Scale March 1974 

5 2

 LA Times /  Syracuse New Times May - November 1975 

5 3

 Newsday November 1975 

5 4

 LA Times, Theatre Exchange Performance December 19, 1975 

5 5

 Philadelphia Inquirer January 1976 

5 6

 Honolulu Star February 1976 

5 7

 LA Star May 1976 

5 8

 Rochester Times-Union, Rochester NOW concert May 24, 1976 

5 9

 Boston Globe June 1976 

5 10

 Sojourner circa June 1976 

5 11

 Ms. November 1976 

5 12

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Series 3:  Series 3. Activism 1970-1988   1.4 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises organizational records, correspondence, reference material, photographs, fliers, pamphlets, clippings, contracts, notes and other material from Bottini's work in, primarily, feminist consciousness-raising and the gay and lesbian rights movement. The bulk of the material dates from 1975, when Bottini was most active in consciousness-raising workshops, to 1986, when Bottini was chair of the No on LaRouche campaign.

 Alice Doesn't [Strike] 1975 

Box Folder

 General information 1975   2.0 folders.

6 22 - 23

 Music 1975 

6 24

 Briggs Initiative (California Proposition 6) 1978 

Box Folder

 General 1978 

6 25

 Photographs 1978   2.0 photographs : b&w.

5 13
Box Folder

 Consciousness-Raising Institute circa 1975 - 1976 

5 14

 Consciousness-Raising Workshops 1975 

Box Folder

 General 1975 

6 26

 Advanced CR Forms 1975 

6 27

 Group lists 1975 

6 28

 Stockton, CA flier 1975 

5 15

 "A Question of Honesty" flier circa 1975 - 1976 

5 16
Box Folder

 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) 1976 

5 17

 Feminist products 1976 

5 18

 Help Line Date unknown. 

5 19

 International Women's Year 1975 

Box Folder

 General 1975 

5 20

 Paper weight 1975 

11 1
Map-case Drawer

 Poster 1975 

8 5
Box Folder

 Ms. article drafts Date unknown. 

5 21

 LaRouche Initiative (No on California Proposition 64) 1986 

Box Folder

 Minutes, records and correspondence 1986 

5 22

 1040 Tax Return 1986 

5 23

 Clippings 1986   2.0 folders.

5 24 - 25

 Fliers 1986 

5 26

 Honors for Ivy Bottini 1986 

5 27

 Proposal for No on 64 Field Campaign 1986 

5 28

 Reference material 1986 

5 29

 National Organization for Women (NOW) 1973 - 1976 

Box Folder

 General 1975 - 1976 

5 30

 Clippings 1973 - 1975 

5 31

 Contracts 1975 - 1976 

5 32

 Correspondence 1975 - 1976 

5 33

 Honolulu NOW 1976 

6 29

 Logo Date unknown. 

5 34

 Los Angeles Chapter 1976 

5 35

 Media Task Force 1975 

5 36

 Palos Verdes Chapter 1976 

5 37

 Sexuality and Lesbianism Task Force 1975 

5 38
Box Folder

 Police Advisory Task Force circa 1981 - 1982 

6 30

 Psychology of the Lesbian Experience [class lecture] 1984 

5 39

 Semenow Lecture 1974 

5 40

 Speeches by Bottini 1973 - 1975 

5 41

 Statue of Liberty, "Women of the World Unite" 1970 

5 42

 Stonewall Democratic Club and California Democratic Council 1978 - 1988 

5 43

 Task Force on Family Diversity 1986 

5 44

 TRW Systems Group 1975 - 1976 

5 45

 West Coast Lesbian Feminist Conference 1973 

5 46

 Women's Action Alliance 1975 - 1976 

Box Folder

 General 1975 - 1976 

5 47

 Board of Directors Annual Meeting 1976 

5 48

 Correspondence 1975 - 1976 

5 49

 Women's Agenda 1976 

5 50

 Women and the Law 1976 - 1979 

Box Folder

 Seventh National Conference 1976 

6 31

 Tenth National Conference 1979 

6 32
Box Folder

 Women in Business 1977 

5 51

 Reference material 1957 - 1986 

Box Folder

 Sheila Levrant de Bretteville lecture 1972 

5 52

 Effeminism 1973 - 1976 

5 53

 Eldon vs. Sheldon memorandum 1986 

5 54

 Elysium: Journal of the Senses 1974 - 1976 

5 55

 Feminist literature 1957 - 1976 

6 33

 Betty Friedan 1973 

6 34

 Hera: A Philadelphia Feminist Publication 1975 

5 56

 High School Sexuality: A Teaching Guide Date unknown. 

5 57

 Lesbian literature 1972 - 1976 

6 35

 Men's Consciousness-Raising 1976 - 1980 

5 58

 Ms. Magazine 1974 - 1975 

5 59

 Marilyn Murphy manuscript 1976 

5 60

 The New Age Journal 1975 - 1976 

5 61

 News Journal, published by 51% Publications 1975 

5 62

 Unlawful Discrimination: Your Rights and Remedies circa 1986 

5 63

 Miscellaneous articles Date unknown. 

6 36

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Series 4:  Series 4. Artwork circa 1975-1988   4.0 etchings + 2 prints.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises four etchings from Bottini and two related prints, entitled "Nature and Reality."

 Etchings Date unknown. 

Box Folder

 "Nature and Reality" Date unknown.   1 copper plate (11.5 in. x 6.5 in.)

9 1

 [Man and rowboats on a grassy shore] Date unknown.   1 steel plate (4 in. x 10 in.)

9 2

 [Rocking chair on a grassy meadow] Date unknown.   1 steel plate (4.5 in. x 8 in.)

9 3

 [Woman sitting on a chair] Date unknown.   1 steel plate (9 in. x 12 in.)

9 4

 Prints Date unknown. 

Box Folder

 "Nature and Reality" # 7/10 Date unknown. 

12 1

 "Nature and Reality" # 8/10 Date unknown. 

12 2

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Series 5:  Series 5. Audiovisual material 1971-1984   1.8

Series Scope and Content

This series is divided into two subseries: (5.1) Sound recordings and (5.2) Video recordings.

 Subseries 5.1. Sound recordings 1971-1984   1.8 linear feet.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises audiocassettes, open-reel audiotape and one 45rpm sound disc. In particular, it includes Bottini's Women's Lip comedy album, as well as recordings from a KHJ radio program that Bottini hosted, called  It's a Gay Life.

Box Folder

 African Relief, We Can Make a Difference Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 1

 Allen McG.; San Mateo, CA.; G.S.A November 20, 1971   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 2

 Bottini - Kight Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 3

 Chorus Line Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 4

 Corinne Cohen Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 5

 First Annual Women's Liberation Kindness Day and Softball Game; Tape by Participants for Ivy Bottini Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 6

 GAU 6 Planning Meeting, BB's House August 3, 1979   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 7

 Glassboro, NJ NOW Concert June 18, 1976   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 8

 The Guy Who Puts the Tags On (side 1); Show (side 2) Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 9

 Helen Reddy & Shirley (side 1); Sing for Ivy (side 2) Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 10

 It's a Gay Life (KHJ Radio) 1977 - 1979   22 sound tape reels + 4 soundcassettes.

Box Folder

 New Age (side 1); Child Molestation (side 2) March 1977   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 11

 Comedy (side 1); Lesbian Myths with Joy Fisher and Milissa Hoffman (side 2) February 1978   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 12
Item

 Guests Joy Fisher and Milissa[sic] Hoffman circa February 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0306

 Sexual Re-Assignment #1, with guests Carol Katz and Jude Patton March 7, 1978; March 26, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

First date indicates date of recording; second date indicates original airdate.

ARR0307

 Sexual Re-Assignment #2, with guests Carol Katz and Jude Patton March 7, 1978; April 2, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

First date indicates date of recording; second date indicates original airdate.

ARR0308
Box Folder

 Transexuals March - April 1978   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 13
Item

 [Untitled] June 7, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0309

 Califia, with guests Betty Brookes and Marilyn Murphy July 5, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0310

 Deb Retta's [sic], with guests Barbretta and Deborah July 19, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0311

 "We Are Everywhere" Conference, with guest Josie Cotozio August 16, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0312

 San Gabriel Valley NOW, with guests Louise Paxton and Debbie August 30, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0313

 Fear September 13, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0314
Box Folder

 Gay Life October 1, 1978   1 soundcassette : analog.

General note

Date indicates original airdate.

10 14
Item

 Prop 6's Defeat, with guest Bob Wechter November 8, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0315

 Woman's Building, with guest [Terry Wolverton] December 6, 1978; December 10, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

First date indicates date of recording; second date indicates original airdate.

ARR0316

 [Untitled] December 20, 1978; December 24, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

First date indicates date of recording; second date indicates original airdate.

ARR0317

 [Untitled] January 3, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0318

 Alcohol January 17, 1978   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0319

 ERA, with guest Shelly Mandell January 31, 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0320

 CETA February 14, 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0321

 Abortion Rights March 14, 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0322

 [Untitled] April 25, 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

General note

Date indicates date of recording.

ARR0323

 Fem Sci Fi; Glendale Fitness Day circa 1977 - 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0324

 Independent Women, with guest Sondra Tate circa 1977 - 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0325

 Guest Leland Moss circa 1977 - 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0326

 Guest Jerry Van Scyile [sic] circa 1977 - 1979   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0327
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 Ivy / Dannemeyer Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

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 Ivy intro; Kate Millet speech; NWPC Bauers Field May 1972   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 16

 Ivy's Dub of Violence Tape Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 17

 KCSN California State University Northridge. "Majority-Minority Report" September 12, 1973   1 soundcassette : analog.

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 L.A.W.C.C. Working Girl Blues; Working Women's Medley excerpt Date unknown.   1 sound tape reel (1/4 in. open reel) : analog ; 7 in.

ARR0328
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 Lesbian Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 19

 The Many Faces of Woman; Everywoman Theme: Ivy's Odessey March 1976   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 20

 Masculine Feminine Obsolescence Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 21

 Matlovitch; Wilmington, DE, Brandywire Hilton Inn March 15, 1975   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 22

 Men's Program, Great Atlantic Radio Conspiracy Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 23

 Mother Courage (side 1); Odyssey (side 2) Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 24

 Now and Then Panel - Violence in the Women's Movement with Florence Kennedy, Gloria Steinem, Myrna Lamb, Anselma Del' Olio, Martha Shelley, Kate Millet, Robin Morgan and Ti Grace Atkinson August 1971   2 soundcassettes : analog.

10 25 - 26

 P.V. NOW Show November 20, 1976   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 27

 Pacifica Tape Library. #KZ1041 - Bella Abzug, Solidarity, Power of the Future March 1981   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 28

 Pat Carroll is Gertrude Stein March 5-7, 1984   2 soundcassettes : analog.

10 29 - 30

 Rehearsal, housekeeping (side 1); The Old Woman (side 2) Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 31

 Renee Armand Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 32

 San [Fernando] NOW; Fear August 14, 1973   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 33

 San Diego Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 34

 Scales; Wash That Man Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 35

 Semenow: Tony, Judy, Ivy, Mary, Carol January - February 1975   4 soundcassettes : analog.

10 36 - 39

 Show Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 40

 We've Got a Right to Choose Date unknown   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 41

 Women's Coffeehouse NYC, First Show March 21, 1975   1 soundcassette : analog.

10 42

 Women's Lip: Only the Strong of Heart Should Listen 1976   1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.

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 [Untitled] Date unknown   2 soundcassettes : analog.

10 43 - 44

 Subseries 5.2. Video recording April 14, 1976   1.0 videoreel.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries consists of a single 1/2 inch open reel videotape from 1976.

Box Folder

 Audition tape, Los Angeles, CA April 14, 1976   1 videoreel (1/2 in. open reel) : sd.

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Series 6:  Series 6. Buttons, t-shirts and banner 1975-1994   3.6 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series is divided into three subseries: (6.1) Buttons, (6.2) T-shirts and (6.3) Banner, which consists of a single item.

 Subseries 6.1. Buttons 1977-1988   24.0 buttons.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises buttons for various AIDS and gay and lesbian causes, including several buttons for the No on LaRouche Prop 64 campaign and the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights.

Box Folder

 AIDS Project/ Los Angeles No date.   1.0 button.

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 First Lady of the World: Eleanor Roosevelt No date.   1.0 button.

11 3

 Greater Los Angeles AIDS Hospice Foundation No date.   1.0 button.

11 4

 It's not easy being cute, by Boynton No date.   1.0 button.

11 5

 LaRouche California Proposition 64 1986   5.0 buttons.

Box Folder

 No on 64 1986   1.0 button.

11 6

 Prop. 64: You Can Live Without It! 1986   1.0 button.

11 7

 No on 64; Stop LaRouche 1986   2.0 buttons.

11 8 - 9

 Stop LaRouche's Internment Initiative! 1986   1.0 button.

11 10

 March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights October 11, 1987   8.0 buttons.

Box Folder

 For Love and For Life, Sit-In October 13, 1987   1.0 button.

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 For Love and For Life, We're Not Going Back! October 11, 1987   1.0 button.

11 12

 I'm Going! October 11, 1987   1.0 button.

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 Join People of Color October 11, 1987   1.0 button.

11 14

 Join the Train For Love and For Life October 11, 1987   1.0 button.

11 15

 March Against Death October 9-11, 1987   1.0 button.

11 16

 March on Washington, For Love and For Life circa October 1987   1.0 button.

11 17

 National Lobby Day October 9, 1987   1.0 button.

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 Veterans' Observance, We Remember October 11, 1987   1.0 button.

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 National March for Women's Lives; Keep Abortion & Birth Control Safe and Legal March 16, 1986   1.0 button.

11 20

 No on Coors circa 1977   1.0 button.

11 21

 No on Prop. 69, Orange County 1988   1.0 button.

11 22

 Pass A.B. 1: The Agnos Gay Rights Bill 1984   1.0 button.

11 23

 [Pink triangle inside an orange] No date.   1.0 button.

11 24

 Schulte circa 1984   1.0 button.

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 Stop AIDS, Fight Back, Act Up No date.   1.0 button.

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 Subseries 6.2. T-shirts circa 1975 - 1994   33.0 t-shirts.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises 33 t-shirts for various AIDS, gay and lesbian and feminist causes. Notably, it contains several shirts from a "We Are Everywhere" event, as well as a "Woman Power" shirt designed by Bottini.

Box Folder

 All Women All Comedy No date   1.0 white t-shirt.

13 1

 A day without human rights is like a day without sunshine! No date   2 yellow t-shirts + 1 blue t-shirt.

13 2 - 4

 Gayfaire '77 Dedicated to Human Rights for All! 1977   1 pink t-shirt + 1 yellow tank top.

13 5 - 6

 God is Coming,,, and Wow, is SHE Pissed! No date   1 yellow t-shirt + 1 beige t-shirt.

13 7 - 8

 Houston Survivor November '77 1977   1 blue t-shirt + 1 beige t-shirt.

13 9 - 10

 Human Rights for ALL No date   2 yellow t-shirts + 2 blue t-shirts.

13 11 - 14

 Human Rights for ALL [with pink triangle] No date   1.0 yellow t-shirt.

13 15

 I Remember… Chuck Morris, Tom van Strein, Frank Cook, Ken Schnor, Paul Popham, Nancy Cole Sawaya, Leonard Matlovich, Gerry Parker No date   1.0 white t-shirt.

13 16

 Living Powerfully; Beer Medical Group No date   1.0 white t-shirt.

13 17

 March on Sacramento for Lesbian and Gay Rights circa 1988   1 black t-shirt + 1 white t-shirt.

13 18 - 19

 Never Another Battered Woman No date   1 light blue shirt + 1 dark blue shirt.

13 20

 No on 64, Victory Party, Hollywood Palladium November 4, 1986   1.0 white t-shirt.

14 1

 Raise the Rainbow, New York City, The Stadtlanders Foundation June 26, 1994   1.0 white t-shirt.

14 2

 We Are! Every Where [sic] circa 1978   3 white shirts + 3 orange shirts + 1 red shirt + 1 yellow shirt.

14 3 - 10

 Woman Power, Ivy Bottini circa 1975   2 yellow shirts + 1 blue shirt.

14 11 - 13

 Subseries 6.3. Banner circa 1970-1990   1.0 banner.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries consists of a single banner (15 in. x 187 in.) with the phrase "For Each Area We Are Not Out in Life... We Lose More and More of Our Self Esteem" in blue text on white paper.

Box Folder

 For Each Area We Are Not Out in Life… We Lose More and More of Our Self Esteem Date unknown   15.0 in. x 187 in.

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