Comisión Femenil San Fernando Valley Collection, 1983-2003

Title: Comisión Femenil San Fernando Valley Collection, 1983-2003
ID: URB/CFSFV
Extent: 7.04 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1989-2003
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In the early 1970s, one of the leading national Chicana activist organizations, Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional (CFMN), was created in Southern California. The focus of CFMN was to raise awareness of political and social issues that affected Latina women on a national level. CFMN felt that the role and well-being of Latinas were being left out of discussions taking place from the wider context of the Chicano movement. The Comisión Femenil San Fernando Valley Collection consists of correspondence, financial records, flyers, meeting agendas and minutes, membership rosters, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, posters, reports, and videocassettes that relate to their chapter history and activities.
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Finding Aid with Box List
Series I: Administration Records, 1983-2002
Series II: Financial Records, 1990-2002
Series III: Sponsored Programs, 1983-2003
Series IV: Affiliated Comisión Femenil Organizations, 1985-2002
Series V: Audio-Visual Materials, 1990-2001