Herstory Records - 1974-1981

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1987-079

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Herstory Records - 1974-1981

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  • 1974-1981 (Creation)

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2.50 Linear Feet

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Herstory Committee was born out of the organization Herstory of Florida, Inc., a project initiated by Ruth Braddock and incorporated in 1974 to emphasize women’s role in the history and development of Miami-Dade County. The organization published the bookJulia’s Daughters: Women in Dade’s History, 1513-1975 in 1980 and a series of programs televised on WPBT from 1975 to 1978.

The organization was revived in 2000 under the leadership of Marty Grafton, with the intention of producing a sequel entitled Beyond Julia's Daughters, 1975-2000. In 2003, Herstory became a special standing committee of the Women’s History Coalition of Miami-Dade County, which promotes the history and accomplishments of women in South Florida.

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Organizational records, including reports, correspondence, bylaws, financial statements, and minutes of Herstory of Florida. Biographical research for the books Julia's Daughters and Beyond Julia's Daughters on women's history of South Florida.

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The collection is open for research.

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  • English

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See also the Herstory Committee records relating to Julia's Daughters' sequel, Beyond Julia's Daughters.

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1987-079

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