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Overview The Boston School of Physical Education was founded in 1913. Co-founder Marjorie Bouvé became the first director. In 1925, citing differences with the corporation, Bouvé resigned from the Boston School of Physical Education and opened the Bouvé School, Incorporated. In 1930, the Boston School of Physical Education and the Bouvé School merged to form the Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education with Marjorie Bouvé as the director. In 1930, the Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education...
Overview The Boston Coalition of Black Women, Inc. was founded as the Boston Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women to provide African American women in Boston with a social and political forum. Founding members included: Vivian Beard, Joan Wallace Benjamin, Carol Nicholson Bolling, Patricia Bush, Callie Crossley, Alice Delgardo, Barbara Edelin, Carolyn Golden Hebsgaard, Karen Holmes Ward, Deborah Jackson, Vickie Jones, Dani Monroe, Deborah Murphy, Carolyn Sawyer, Dianne Young, and Dianne...
Overview The Committee on the Status of Women at Northeastern University (NU) was founded in the spring of 1985 to explore issues of concern to full-time female employees. Decision Research Corporation conducted the survey called Women Working at NU and compiled its results. The surveys were sent out in May 1986 to all full-time female employees at NU. Recommendations based on the survey were sent to the Executive Vice President John Curry on October 6, 1986 and then released to the Northeastern...
Overview Emma Jean Lang Avery was born in Boston in 1893 or 1894. She attended Boston University from 1916 to 1923, graduating from the College of Business Administration with honors. Avery then attended Northeastern University's Evening School of Law from September 1923 to June 1927, and received her LLB in 1927. In 1931, she returned to NU to take the Comprehensive Review course offered to law students in their fourth year, most likely in preparation for the Massachusetts Bar Exam. It is unclear...
Overview Keri Lynn Duran was an activist and educator who worked on behalf of people with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). She was diagnosed with HIV in 1989 after entering a drug rehabilitation program and developed AIDS in 1990. After working with AIDS activists in Worchester, Duran moved to Boston in January, 1991 and became a member of ACT UP / Boston through which she participated in a number of protest actions and AIDS education activities. She...
Overview El Colectivo Puertorriqueño de Boston (CPB) was formed in March 1982 to raise awareness of issues facing the Puerto Rican community in Boston.
Overview Community and civil rights activist Melnea Agnes Cass was born on June 16, 1896 in Richmond, Virginia. She received numerous awards, including three honorary doctoral degrees for her involvement in community improvement and civil rights in the Boston area. She was known as "The First Lady of Roxbury." She died on December 16, 1978.
Overview In 1978, Cindy Cohen began "From Hearing My Mother Talk," an oral history project involving interviews with 11 women in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the theme of transitions in women's lives. Cohen received funding from the Cambridge Arts Council, which published her work in 1979. This oral history project inspired Cohen to initiate the "Cambridge Women's Oral History Project" in 1980. Its success led to multiple related projects, including "Let Life Be Yours," "Transitions in Women's Lives,"...
- Subject: Women -- Massachusetts -- Boston X
- ACT UP Boston (Organization) 1
- AIDS Project Worchester 1
- Allen, Catherine L., 1909-2000 1
- Avery, Emma Jean Lang, 1894?-1980 1
- Boston Coalition of Black Women, Inc. 1
- Boston Normal School of Gymnastics 1
- Boston School of Physical Education 1
- Boston-Bouvé College 1
- Bouvé School 1
- Bouvé, Marjorie, 1879-1970 1
- Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education 1
- Cambridge (Mass.) Oral History Center 1
- Cass, Melnea A. (Melnea Agnes), 1896-1978 1
- Cohen, Cynthia 1
- Curry, John A. (John Anthony), 1934- 1
- Duran, Keri Lynn, 1962-1995 1
- El Colectivo Puertorriqueño de Boston 1
- Freedom House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) 1
- Lambert, Helen H. 1
- Lynn, Minnie, 1902-1990 1
- McKenna, Jennifer 1
- Metz, Kristen 1
- National Coalition of 100 Black Women (U.S.) 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Employees 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Faculty 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Boston-Bouvé College 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Innovation in Urban Education 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1927 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Committee on the Status of Women 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law 1
- Oral History Center (Boston, Mass.) 1
- People with AIDS Coalition 1
- Posse School Institute 1
- Pratt, Carrie 1
- Richards, Kristen Duran 1
- Shaw, Sarah Ann 1
- Smith, Beverly Jean 1
- Sweet, Ruth Page, 1894-1958 1
- The Oral History Center 1
- Thompson, William 1
- Watson, Denise 1 ∧ less