Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Women in charitable work -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Women's Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: M047
Overview In 1970, Bread and Roses, a group of Socialist-Feminist women in Boston, Massachusetts, began searching for a building to house a center for women. In March 1971, Bread and Roses seized an unoccupied building, owned by Harvard University, on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. Bread and Roses held the building for ten days, offering free classes and child care before they were forced out. Sympathetic individuals donated $5,000, and in June 1971, Bread and Roses bought a house in Cambridge. The Women's...