Friday, May 20, 2011

Second Wave in the Valley: Reflections of the Valley Women's History Collaborative Collections, on display through Aug 30, 2011, Lower Level, Du Bois Library, UMass Amherst.  

The theme of the exhibit is the Valley Women’s History Collaborative, formed in 1998 by UMass Amherst history professor Joyce Berkman, Hampshire College professor Susan Tracy and Kaymarion Raymond, to document and preserve contemporary local women’s history. Second Wave in the Valley consists of records portraying the history of the second wave of feminism, including papers of the Springfield Women’s Center, Mudpie Childcare Cooperative, the Valley Women’s Union, and the Mary Vazquez Softball League.  

Reception: Friday June 10, noon-2 pm, Lower Level, Du Bois Library, UMass Amherst. 

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